From Labor Law To Estate Planning And Criminal Law, Where The Northland Goes For Its Legal Needs

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Your Partner For Estate Planning

Estate planning is crucial in securing your assets, ensuring your wishes are honored, and providing for your loved ones. We work closely with you to create a tailored plan that reflects your values, addresses your concerns, and safeguards your legacy. Our Estate Planning and Elder Law attorney, Aaron Bransky, has decades of experience and can work closely with you to accomplish your goals.

Comprehensive Elder Law Services In Minnesota

Our commitment to elder law and long-term care planning goes beyond the legalities – it’s about enhancing the quality of life for seniors and their families. We offer a wide range of elder law services tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients.

Championing Local Unions Throughout Northern Minnesota

At the heart of our practice is a deep commitment to championing the rights of regular Minnesotans. To that end, we represent numerous local unions in various legal matters at the state and federal levels.

Aggressive Defense Against Criminal And DWI Charges In Duluth And Beyond

Throughout his career, defense lawyer Andrew T. Poole has successfully handled thousands of criminal matters, to include murder, criminal sexual conduct, domestic assault, drug possession, driving while impaired, and more. He has handled jury trials in both Minnesota and Wisconsin and has specifically tried cases in every courthouse along Minnesota’s North Shore. He also has significant military experience, having retired as a Judge Advocate from the United States Army Reserves after 21 years of service.

Compassionate, Personalized SSDI Representation For Minnesotans

Individuals with disabilities face unique challenges, and our team is passionate about providing the personalized support needed to navigate the SSDI application and appeals process. Our attorneys understand that the details matter, and we work closely with you to gather the necessary information to build a strong case.

Strategic Employee Benefits Planning For Duluth Businesses

We understand that employee benefits are a cornerstone of attracting and retaining top talent. Our firm represents trust funds jointly sponsored by labor unions and participating employers, including pension, health and welfare, apprenticeship and training, supplemental unemployment, and labor management cooperation committees. We offer practical and timely advice on managing these trust funds in compliance with the law and the best interest of plan participants.

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Duluth Attorneys You Can Trust With Your Legal Needs

Andrew Poole

Focuses on Criminal Defense and SSDI


Jane C. Poole

Guiding Clients through Union Labor Law and Employee Benefit Issues.


Aaron Bransky

Your Partner For Duluth Elder Law and Estate Planning


Timothy W. Andrew

Specializing in Union Labor Law and Employee Benefits


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Why Clients Work With Us

Aaron is very knowledgeable. He made the process very easy for us to understand the trust process. I highly recommend Aaron.


Aaron Bransky is a top-notch person in every way. I have nothing but positive things to say about him from a personal and professional perspective!

Joe Gregorich

Mr. Poole did a great job keeping tabs on my case and is an honest attorney, a rarity nowadays. While nobody likes finding themselves in situations that require legal counsel, if you do I would absolutely recommend giving his office a call. 10/10 stars.

Kaylee Stephens

Andrew went above and beyond to help me sort out my legal issues. He fielded questions via email and took my phone calls even though it was the holiday season. Straight forward and helpful throughout the process. Highly recommend his services


I highly recommend Mr. Poole’s legal services. My experience with Mr. Poole and his office was very positive. Mr. Poole handled my case in a most professional and expert manner, resulting in the best possible outcome for my situation.

David L

I won my case. Attorney Poole communication with me was great and I really enjoyed working with him. The prosecutor was tough and fought hard against us. But we won the case. Attorney Poole was very well prepared, and he made my future bright again. Still until today I am grateful for choosing him to represent me.

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Decades Of Experience – And Success – In And Around Minnesota

As mentioned above, our lawyers have been practicing law for over 80 years combined. Moreover, as you can see, each specializes in particular areas of the law. This means that they have a deep understanding of their specific niches, including case law, recent decisions, and any new or updated legislation that might affect your case.

This knowledge – and the hard work they put in on every case – has led to a stellar reputation and a long track record of positive outcomes for our clients.


When It Comes To Local Northland Legal Matters – Being Local Matters

When it comes to criminal defense in Duluth, Minnesota, we have an excellent understanding of the local legal landscape. Our attorneys are familiar with the courts, prosecutors, and law enforcement agencies in the area. This means we understand how they work and the how they build a case. That advanced knowledge makes it easier to anticipate arguments and develop strategies that capitalize on opportunities unique to your situation.

There is also a convenience to knowing that your attorney is just a short ride away. While communicating by phone, text and email is helpful, in many situations, it can be beneficial to simply sit down and have a face-to-face conversation in our office to discuss your case. 

Supporting Minnesotans Through Their Legal Journey

Andrew, Bransky & Poole, P.A. has two goals: 1) get the best possible outcome in your situation; and 2) minimize your stress. The law is not designed to be fast or easy and our objective is to make sure your rights are protected. We prioritize open communication and keeping you informed on the progress of your case. We truly strive for a client-centered approach that makes you feel supported and heard.  

We aim to minimize this as much as possible by prioritizing open communication, keeping you informed about the progress of your case, and addressing any concerns you may have. It may not always be easy or fun, but our client-centered approach ensures that you feel supported at every stage of the legal process.

Take Control Of Your Legal Future By Reaching Out To Us Today

Whether you are facing Northland criminal charges or navigating through any of the myriad civil matters we handle, you should never attempt to deal with the legal system alone. There is a reason that lawyers go to school for years to understand the law. A single, seemingly minor mistake can end up costing you a lot.

Let us provide you with the skilled representation and compassionate advocacy you deserve. Schedule a consultation today to discuss your case and explore your legal options. Trust Andrew, Bransky & Poole, P.A. to be your advocates, fighting relentlessly to safeguard your rights and future.

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The legal team at Andrew, Bransky & Poole, P.A. consists of Timothy Andrew, Aaron Bransky, Jane C. Poole, and Andrew T. Poole.

Timothy Andrew and Jane C. Poole handle union labor law and employee benefit matters. Tim has been practicing law in Minnesota since 1992 and focuses on Northeastern Minnesota. Super Lawyers Magazine has recognized Tim. Jane has been practicing since 2010 and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota. Jane has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine for many consecutive years.

Aaron Bransky has been practicing law since 1989, and before that, he clerked for two federal judges, so he has seen the law from several perspectives. His specialties encompass many practice areas, including estate planning, elder law, medical assistance planning, probate, business, and real estate. He is your go-to at the firm if you have needs in any of these areas. Aaron has been recognized many times as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine.

Since 2010, Andrew T. Poole has been a practicing attorney in Duluth, Minnesota. Over that time, he has handled thousands of criminal cases, ranging from DWI charges to theft, sex crimes, drug crimes, murder, and more. He understands the importance of building a defense strategy as soon as possible, fighting to ensure your rights are protected, and ensuring no corners are cut by law enforcement. He has represented defendants in jury trials in both Minnesota and Wisconsin courts, including every courthouse along Minnesota’s North Shore. Andrew has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine for many consecutive years.