Jeffrey M. Kritzer

Austin, Minnesota


(507) 433-2393

(800) 351-2393


(507) 433-9530


Mr. Kritzer has been practicing law since 1997.    Before joining the firm, Mr. Kritzer was a former corporate attorney for Hormel Foods Corporation where he focused on employment and labor law, international law, contracts, and litigation. Mr. Kritzer was also a retail manager before attending law school. His experience provides him with a perspective and understanding which his business clients find especially valuable. Mr. Kritzer is also experienced in all aspects of municipal law, and he has been retained as counsel for numerous cities and townships in southeastern and south central Minnesota.

Areas of Practice:

  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Trademarks
  • Municipal Law
  • Will and Trusts


  • University of Minnesota
    J.D., magna cum laude, 1997
  • Stanford University
    B.A., English, 1990

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

Activities and Memberships:

  • Austin Public School Board (2010-present), Chair (2012)
  • Development Corporation of Austin, Board of Directors (2007 – present)
  • Austin Area Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors (2006 – present), President (2009)
  • Riverland Community College Foundation, Board of Directors (1998 – 2007), President (2005)
  • United Way of Mower County, Board of Directors and Distribution Chair (1999 – 2006)
  • Austin Police Civil Service Commission (2003 – 2006)
  • Austin Charter Commission (2000 – 2007)
  • Mower County Bar Association (President 2002)
  • Minnesota State Bar Association