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James P. Conway

  • Shareholder



Jim Conway
Rated by Super Lawyers

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Jim Conway
Rated by Super Lawyers

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Jim is a firm partner with primary focus on litigation and pre-litigation civil matters for individuals and small to mid-sized businesses. He helps clients navigate and enforce their rights in business deals, real estate, corporate management, contracts, trust and estate litigation, debt collection and family law. Jim is also a member of the firm's management team and serves as the CFO. Jim is frequently appointed by local judges as a court appointed receiver, special administrator, personal representative and auditor in complex corporate, family law, and probate matters. Jim is active in the south metro business community and has served on several local boards of directors. An important part of his practice includes keeping clients advised about updates in the law and current events which may affect their businesses. In the past 9 years, Jim has been selected by his peers in FindLaw's SuperLawyers recognition program. Jim has been a featured legal analyst and the subject of news stories by Minnesota Public Radio, KARE11, KSTP, Fox 9, and WCCO. Jim is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Prior to law school, Jim obtained his undergraduate degrees from Marquette University in Milwaukee.

Areas of Practice

  • General Practice
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business/Corporate
  • Wills, Trusts, Probate (contested/uncontested)
  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law
  • Debtor-Creditor Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux (Dakota) Tribal Court
  • Minnesota


  • University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Cum Laude
    • Major: History
    • Major: Theology

Honors and Awards

  • 2015-2023 Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

Past Employment Positions

  • JMW, Law Clerk
  • The Home Depot, Pro Staff and Delivery Coordinator

Pro Bono Activities

  • Treasurer, Carver County Pheasants Forever
  • Presenter on constitutional and civil rights issues at Jordan HS, Prior Lake HS, and Shakopee HS
  • Shakopee Chamber of Commerce – Past Chairman
  • Shakopee Chamber Foundation – Chairman
  • University of St. Thomas School of Law - Guest Lecturer
  • Recognized as NorthStar Lawyer by Minnesota Bar Association for pro-bono service, 2016
  • Scott County Juvenile Justice Committee – Member
  • NorthStar lawyer, 2014
  • Member - Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Rules of Juvenile Protection, Adoption, and GAL Procedure