C. Thomas Wilson

C. Thomas Wilson

New Ulm, Minnesota

Practicing with Gislason & Hunter since 1976, Tom offers extensive experience in meeting the legal needs of businesses and individuals, particularly those in the agricultural community. He is a frequent lecturer for legal education and other seminars, and an active board member for several organizations in New Ulm.
Tom has a broad-ranging practice which includes the formation, operation, acquisition and merger of business partnerships of every description, as well as small and closely held corporations. He specializes in creating and administering trusts and sophisticated estate planning for individuals, and maintains a substantial real estate and litigation practice.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1976

Areas of Practice

  • Agricultural
  • Banking
  • Corporate & Business
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning & Probate
  • Operation
  • Acquisition and Merger of Business Partnerships
  • Estate Planning
  • Litigation Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 15% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1975
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St Paul, Minnesota
    • Juris Doctor cum laude - 1975
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1970

Published Works

  • Special Issues in Farm Foreclosures Minnesota Real Estate Law Journal, Sept., 1988

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association Ninth District, Member, 1975 - Present
  • Ninth District Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1975 - Present
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Member