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Matthew J. Rust

Matthew J. Rust grew up in Crookston, Minnesota, and graduated from Crookston High School. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and his Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law. While attending law school, Mr. Rust was an Associate and Notes and Comments Editor on the Hamline Law Review.


Following law school, Mr. Rust served as a judicial law clerk for the Third Judicial District located in Austin Minnesota. Prior to returning to Crookston, he worked on discovery in large-scale litigation in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Matthew's practice focuses on estate planning, probate, and real estate transactions.




Areas of Practice:

  • Business law

  • Estate planning

  • Probate

  • Real estate

  • Trusts

Bar Admissions:

  • Minnesota

  • North Dakota


  • Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2006, Juris Doctor

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 2003, BA in Biology

Public Service:

  • Board Member Polk County DAC

Professional Associations:

  • MN State Bar

  • North Dakota State Bar

  • 14th District Bar Association

  • Vice President - 14th District Bar Association

  • Past Sec/Tres - 14th District Bar Association

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