Joshua W. Laabs- Partner
Josh was raised in northwestern Minnesota. He is a graduate of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota and of Hamline University School of Law (now, Mitchell Hamline School of Law). Josh handles cases primarily in the areas of workers’ compensation and personal injury. Joshua was admitted to the Minnesota State Bar in 2012 and the federal U.S. District Court of Minnesota in 2015.
Josh joined Schmidt & Salita in 2018. Throughout his entire career, Josh has represented individuals in personal injury and workers’ compensation matters against at-fault parties and against insurance companies.
Josh is a member of the Hennepin County Bar Association, the Ramsey County Bar Association, the Minnesota State Bar Association, and the Minnesota Association for Justice. He has been a frequent continuing legal education presenter at the Minnesota Continuing Legal Education Center and through the Minnesota Association for Justice. Josh has been recognized as Rising Star by Super Lawyers, and by The National Trial Lawyers and The American Institute of Legal Counsel as a “Top 40 under 40” Lawyer and 10 Best Workers’ Compensation Attorney for Client Satisfaction. Josh is also a founding board member of two non-profit organizations, Twin Cities Walleyes Unlimited, LLC, and Pier 22 Fishing.
Josh lives in Andover with his kindhearted wife and his two spunky children. He loves ice fishing and hockey in the winter and fishing, golfing, softball, and camping in the summer.