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Garrett S. Stadler

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Overview

Garrett is an associate at Kelley, Wolter & Scott, where he devotes his entire practice to litigation. His primary practice areas include complex civil litigation, appellate law, white collar defense, and administrative law. Prior to joining as an associate, he served as a law clerk for the firm.

Garrett earned his J.D. with honors from University of St. Thomas School of Law, where he graduated fifteenth in his class. During law school, he served as a Senior Editor of the University of St. Thomas Law Journal and competed in the 2019 Notre Dame National Appellate Advocacy Tournament for Religious Freedom, earning semifinalist placing with his moot court team. Garrett also wrote draft amicus briefs for the Religious Liberty Appellate Clinic at St. Thomas, which were later filed in federal court.

Garrett is particularly interested in constitutional law and religious liberty.

Experience

Garrett has represented clients in complex matters in both state and federal court, including in federal administrative adjudication. While clerking for the firm, he contributed to several federal and state court appeals.

Bar Admissions

• Supreme Court of Minnesota
• United States District Court for the District of Minnesota

Education

University of St. Thomas School of Law, J.D., cum laude
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, B.S., Kinesiology, cum laude

Community Involvement

• Faith Community Church, Hudson, WI

Recognition

In law school, Garrett earned Dean’s Awards for achieving best academic performance in Constitutional Litigation Practicum, International Human Rights Law, and the Religious Liberty Appellate Clinic.

Garrett was also named to the Dean’s List for several semesters in both law school and his undergraduate studies.

Personal

Garrett is a family man, craftsman, and outdoorsman. Outside work, Garrett enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, woodworking, exercising, hunting, and exploring the great outdoors.

Current Employment Position

  • Associate Attorney