Jennifer R. Larimore
Jennifer joined MKQ as an attorney after clerking for two judges at the Minnesota Court of Appeals an working at an insurance defense law firm in Minneapolis.
Her practices currently cover a wide range of areas, including litigation, but it focuses in particular on matters involving churches and schools. She has also represented employers and businesses, cemeteries, and individuals in a variety of disputes.
Jennifer has experience with a broad range of civil litigation, from the intial complaint through the appeal. She has represented clients before governmental agencies, such as the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and the Department of Labor and Industry, in small claims court, trial courts, and appellate courts.
In addition to litigation, Jennifer frequently counsels schools, employers, and businesses on developing and implementing policies, employment practices, and student and employee issues. She assists with risk management, policy development and implementation, student disciplinary issues, employee discipline and terminations, noncompete agreements, wage and hour laws, medical and disability leave issues, and anti-discrimination laws.
Jennifer is also a frequent teacher and lecturer. She provides training to employers and schools on risk management, changing areas of the law, and other legal concerns. And in addition to these seminars, she also teaches School Law as an adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas. Jennifer also makes it a priority to "give back" by volunteering weekly at a local school.
Jennifer received her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School. While in law school, she was a staff member and editor of the Minnesota Law Review, represented clients seeking asylum through the Immigration Clinic, and externed with the U.S. Department of Justice's Executive Office of Immigration Review and a judge of the U.S. District Court of Minnesota.
Jennifer also attended Marquette University, where she received her Honors Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude from Marquette University. While in college, Jennifer interned and worked for a Member of the House of Representatives, spent a summer session at the United Nations, and interned at a television station in Wisconsin.