Greg Young


Greg’s practice ranges widely from criminal defense, insurance defense, personal injury and civil rights matters. He has represented individuals accused of crimes in all aspects of the criminal process from pre-charging to appeals and post-conviction issues. He also has helped personal injury victims recover damages for injuries sustained at the fault of others. Greg will work vigorously to ensure that your rights and interests are protected.

Outside of work, Greg is active with the Keliix Intra Soccer Club of Minneapolis. He lives in Richfield and is a devoted and tortured Minnesota sports fan.

Legal Assistant: Aaron George

Practice Areas:

My Philosophy

My goal is to help my clients achieve the best possible resolution of their problems. My advocacy style reflects this goal-oriented approach. I understand that each case is different and has its own unique challenges. My clients know that I will investigate and analyze their legal issues before advocating on their behalf. Through this thoughtful approach, my clients come to appreciate the seriousness I take in my work and their challenging situations.

  • Rising Star badge for Greg Young

Notable Cases

Our work

  • Wendland v. Cutting Edge Property Maintenance v. Schweiger and Springis-Doss
    Jury Verdict in Favor of Cutting Edge
    Insurance Defense
  • Daycare and Criminal Investigation Results in No Maltreatment Findings
    February 9, 2018
    No Criminal Charges and Temporary Immediate Suspension Reversed
    Daycare Defense, Criminal Defense
  • Members of Alleged Cult Sued for Sexual Abuse
    June 2017
    Confidential Settlement
    Insurance Defense
  • Woman Dies from Alleged Drug Interaction
    September 2018
    Confidential Settlement
    Insurance Defense
  • Harassment Restraining Order Dismissed
    Greg Young successfully defended a client accused of harassment against a former business associate...
    Criminal Defense
  • 15 Month-Old Toddler Falls from High-Rise Apartment
    March 28, 2017
    Confidential Settlement
    Insurance Defense
  • Elderly Woman Burned In Bathtub
    January 20, 2017
    Confidential Settlement
    Insurance Defense
  • Large Fire In Sporting Goods Store
    November 16, 2016
    Product-liability lawsuit brought by a national sporting goods store against our client
    Product Liability
  • Vehicle Arson - Examination under Oath
    June 13, 2016
    Denied Insurance Coverage
    Insurance Defense
  • University of Minnesota v. Accused Student
    April 2016
    Accused Student Found Not Responsible of Sexual Assault
    Title IX
  • Berg v. Monson
    August 10, 2015
    Case Dismissed
    Insurance Defense
  • K.B. v. City
    $45,000 settlement for client falsely arrested and held for three days in county jail.
    Civil Rights
  • Commissioner of Public Safety v. P.T.
    Greg Young convinced the district court judge to rescind the one-year driver’s license revocation...
    Criminal Defense
  • State v. G.C.
    In State v. G.C., a second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon charge was filed against G.C. following a stabbing.
    Criminal Defense
  • E.V.T. v. Driver
    $80,000 recovery of all possible insurance coverage for a high school victim who suffered PTSD and minor physical injuries after a grossly-negligent driver jumped a street curb and hit him and his girlfriend.
    Personal Injury

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Award Winner, “Rising Star,” Minnesota Law & Politics, 2020 - 2022
  • Board Member, Twin Cities Claims Association, 2018 - Present
  • President, Twin Cities Claims Association, 2021
  • Graduate, William Mitchell College of Law, 2011
  • Judicial Extern, 4th District, Hon. Peter A. Cahill, 2010
  • Member, Minnesota and Hennepin County Bar Associations
  • Honors Graduate, California Lutheran University, 2008
  • Coach, Minneapolis United Soccer Club, 2009, 2010
  • Coach, Keliix Intra Soccer Club, 2006-2020
  • Member, Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, American Arbitration Association Panel of Arbitrators
  • Volunteer, Federal Pro Se Project