Bio of Attorney Nathan M Hansen

Nathan Hansen has been practicing law in North St. Paul since 2003.  He has handled a variety of civil, criminal and appellate matters.  Prior to practicing law, he worked for the Minnesota Department of Corrections for over four years in various administrative capacities.

Educational Background:

A.A. St. Petersburg Junior College, St. Petersburg, Florida – 1996

Honors:  President’s List

B.A. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota – 1998

Honors: Dean’s List

Juris Doctor, University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota – 2003

Honors:  Dean’s List


State of Minnesota

Federal District Court, Minnesota

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Notable Published Appellate Cases:

Swenson v. Bender 764 N.W.2d 596 Minn.App. 2009
Outcome: My client prevailed. Professors do not have fiduciary duties to their students.
Johnson v. Wright 682 N.W.2d 671 (Minn.App.,2004)
Outcome: My client prevailed, companies cannot “bet” on lawsuits in Minnesota