John Edison, Attorney

Phone: 612-436-4300
Fax: 612-436-4340

John P. Edison

John P. Edison is a shareholder with Squires, Waldspurger & Mace P.A. John believes government can be a force for good.  He has devoted his entire legal career to working with cities, counties, school districts and other government entities. As an advocate, John appears in state and federal courts, administrative agency hearings, arbitration hearings and mediations in a wide variety of matters impacting school and municipal clients. As an advisor, he works with clients to find practical, cost-effective solutions to a broad range of issues, such as labor and employment matters, open meetings and data privacy issues, conducting investigations, Title IX compliance, student discipline, special education, and drafting and reviewing contracts, ordinances, resolutions and other documents. John’s practice also includes acting as a lead negotiator for collective bargaining and providing training on topics relevant to the firm’s school and municipal clients.

Before transitioning to private practice, John worked as a law clerk and Assistant County Attorney in the Civil Division of the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office in St. Paul, Minnesota. John received a B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of North Dakota and his J.D., summa cum laude, from the Hamline University School of Law.

Areas of Practice:

  • General School Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Investigations
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