James A. (Jay) Reding, Jr.


The focus of Jay's work is representing parties in litigation matters involving personal injury, product liability, wrongful death, construction litigation and business disputes.  Since his admission to practice law in 1988, Jay has earned the respect of his clients and fellow lawyers.  He has tried many jury trials and has represented clients before the Minnesota Court of Appeals and Minnesota Supreme Court.  

James A. Reding, Jr.


Main: 651-702-1414
Direct: 651-379-0401
Fax: 651-702-1415
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Legal Assistant:

Katie Johnson
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Stephanie Johnson
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  • B.A. Marquette University
  • J.D. William Mitchell College of Law

Bar Admissions:

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, Minnesota

Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury 
  • Product Liability 
  • Wrongful Death 
  • Insurance Coverage and Insurance Related Disputes
  • Business Disputes 
  • Construction Litigation
  • Appeals

Professional Recognition:

  • Law and Politics:  Super Lawyer 2008 to present
  • Minnesota Supreme Court Qualified ADR Neutral for mediation and arbitration
  • Arbitrator on the AAA No-Fault Roster
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated ®

Professional Associations:

  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Washington County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute 

Representative Cases:

  • George v. Evenson, 754 N.W. 2d 335 (Minn. 2008)
  • Wickstrom v. Jasper Development, Carver County, 2003 (Bench trial resulting in zero liability for client-stucco subcontractor)
  • Dakota v. BWBR, 645 N.W. 2d 487 (Minn. Ct. App. 2002)
  • Snilsberg v. Lake Washington Club, 614 N.W. 2d 738 (Minn. Ct. App. 2000)
  • In Re Grain Buyers Bond on Mischel Grain & Seed, 591 N.W. 2d 734 (Minn. Ct. App. 1999)
  • Altimus v. Hyundai Motor Co., 578 N.W. 2d 409 (Minn. Ct. App. 1998)


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