Brent R. Olson



130 West Superior Street
Suite 430
Duluth, MN 55802

Duluth Criminal Defense, Family Law, and Worker’s Comp Lawyer

Attorney Brent Olson is the most recent addition to Olson, Poole & Envall, P.A. and has been practicing law in Duluth and the surrounding communities since 2009. Throughout his career, he has appeared in every Courthouse in the Sixth Judicial District. He is also licensed to practice law in Wisconsin.


Brent is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Duluth and received his law degree from the University of North Dakota with distinction. Brent has previously worked as an Assistant Public Defender for the Sixth Judicial District in Duluth, and as a staff attorney for the Indian Legal Assistance Program in Duluth. He spent the first eight years of his practice in a courtroom. He is an accomplished trial attorney, having tried more than three dozen cases to verdict, and is a former member of the American Academy of Forensic Science. He is passionate about restorative justice, having worked with the court system to help develop the Domestic Violence Restorative Circles program and was a defense representative for the South St. Louis County DWI Court. Outside of the office Brent enjoys spending time with his wife and two young sons at their rural property in Wisconsin; preferably in the woods, on the lake, or crafting furniture and folk art.


Brent is committed to helping families in times of crisis and is an experienced family law attorney. He will meet with you to develop a strategy for divorce, separation, child custody, child support, parenting time, and paternity disputes. He will also guide you through the process of filing or defending against an Order for Protection, Harassment Restraining Order, or Injunction (Wisconsin), and go to Court to confidently advocate for you. Brent is also pleased to help guide parties through uncontested divorces.


Brent is committed to making sure that injured workers know their rights. If you were injured at work and have any questions, please contact him for a free, no-risk consultation. Whether you were recently injured at work, your benefits have been reduced or you receive notice that they will be terminated then it is essential you contact a Workers’ Compensation attorney to know your rights.


Brent is a strong, knowledgeable advocate in your hour of need and has experience representing clients in any case from Traffic Offenses to Murder. He is licensed to practice law in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. He is excited to work with Andrew Poole to create a true team approach to criminal defense at Olson, Poole & Envall, P.A.

Email Brent: or Call (218) 727-5384 to Schedule a time to meet for a free consultation.