Thomas Kiernan has been practicing exclusively in the personal injury area of law for over 31 years. He will work to help you obtain justice. He is 1986 honors graduate of the University of Wisconsin and 1990 honors graduate of the William Mitchell College of Law. Mr. Kiernan is a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award given to the top student in his law school class in the study of tort (personal injury) law.
The Minnesota State Bar Association certified Mr. Kiernan as a Civil Trial Specialist. Only 3% of Minnesota’s attorneys have received this designation. What this means is that he has been tested and reviewed by his peers and Judges and determined to have the knowledge, experience and expertise to obtain this certification.
He must also be re-certified to continue to use the Civil Trial Specialist designation. Mr. Kiernan was named a “Super Lawyer” by the Minnesota Journal of Law & Politics. Only 5% of Minnesota’s attorneys have received this honor. Mr. Kiernan was also named a Rising Star by Minnesota Journal of Law & Politics.
Thomas Kiernan was a Law School Clerk in the Personal Injury Department of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi for three years. In 1990, he joined the Rinke-Noonan law firm in St. Cloud, where he practiced personal injury litigation. In 1994, Mr. Kiernan joined Roes, Larsen & Kiernan where he was a Personal Injury Attorney and Shareholder. In 1999, Mr. Kiernan formed Kiernan Personal Injury Attorneys PA in Buffalo MN, although he works and travels throughout the Minneapolis and St. Paul and surrounding areas as well as the entire state of Minnesota. Thomas Kiernan limits his practice to representing victims of personal injury, auto accidents, wrongful death, and insurance disputes throughout Minnesota.
In his spare time, Tom enjoys running, golf, movies, and reading. He loves to travel to warm locations in the winter and to spend time with his wife, Julie, and their four children. He and other members of the firm offer their time and financial resources to support organizations including local schools and non-profits-such as the Rotary Club, the food shelf, area churches, Partners in Health, along with schools and students in developing nations.