Paul E. Overson

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota

Paul Overson has 25 years of experience delivering quality legal advice and representation for a wide variety of personal and business concerns.  Paul is a versatile attorney who prefers to apply his creativity and problem-solving skills to personal or business legal issues without creating undue animosity between the parties or attorneys.  That said, he is ready, willing and able to zealously litigate personal and business disputes where necessary.  Prior to forming Coodin & Overson Law Offices with Steven Coodin in 2005, Paul Overson spent 17 years refining his skills in both small and large law firm settings.

Paul lives in Woodbury, Minnesota , and enjoys golf and hockey, as well as skiing and snowboarding with his wife and children.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law & Divorce

Litigation Percentage

  • 60% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1988
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1999


  • Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence cum laude - 1988
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Law Review: Hamline Law Review, 1987 - 1988
  • Mankato State University, Mankato, Minnesota
    • Bachelor of Science summa cum laude - 1985
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Business Administration

Published Works

  • "The Limited Liability of Corporate Directors Under Minnesota Statute 302A.251, Sub.4 (1987)", 11 Hamline Law Review, Summer, 1988

Honors and Awards

  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Washington County Bar Association, Member
  • Washington County Bar Association, President