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Krahmer, Shaffer & Edmundson, Ltd.

For years Krahmer, Shaffer & Edmundson, Ltd. has been providing integrated legal and tax advice to individuals, farmers and businesses.

We assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, personal service and work ethic are the reasons our clients’ return year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients attain their financial and family objectives. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our client's needs through listening, research and sound analysis.

Our dedication to meeting the needs of our clients has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Fairmont. Rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Krahmer, Shaffer & Edmundson, Ltd. receive personalized, competent and timely legal and tax advice.

Our Team

Bruce Krahmer, attorney, born and raised on a farm north of Fairmont. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School cum laude in 1965. He has been in practice for over 50 years as an attorney in Fairmont. He and his wife, Donna have two children and four grandchildren. Pam and her husband, Mike Krahmer, live in Mankato with their sons, Douglas and Kevin. Sue and her husband Bruce Fordahl live in Rogers with their sons, Erik and Ryan. Bruce is finishing his files and transitioning to be a senior advisor.

Kim A. Shaffer, attorney, was born and raised on a farm outside of Pipestone, Minnesota. He received his Juris Doctor cum laude degree from the University of Minnesota in 1979. Kim practiced in the areas of business law, partnership, corporations, estate planning, probate and real estate in New Ulm for 15 years before joining our firm in 1994. He and his wife, Jan, have three sons, Al and his wife, Katie with their daughters Hailey and Avery and son, John, live in Houston, TX, Scott and his wife Catlein live in Minneapolis and Ted and his wife Beth and their son spencer, live in Houston TX. Jan works at her home doing long arm quilting (www.pinegrovequilting.net). View Résumé

Brandon J. Edmundson, attorney, was born in Iowa City, Iowa, and raised in College Station, Texas. He received his under-graduate degree from Texas A&M University in 2002, and graduated from Drake University Law School with high honors in 2006. Brandon’s practice areas include estate planning, estate administration, real estate, income tax, business and Ag law, oil & gas and banking He and his wife, Sara, have two children, Ada and Nicholas, and a Beagle/Catahoula mix named Dash. View Résumé

Sara L. Edmundson, attorney, received her law degree from Drake University Law School in 2006 where she was on the Dean’s List and a Student Attorney with the Middleton Center for Children’s Rights. She graduated from St. Olaf College, cum laude, with a double-major in English and Psychology in 2002. Her practice areas include real estate, estate planning, estate administration, and elder law. Sara is licensed to practice law in Minnesota and Texas (currently inactive). Sara lives in Fairmont with her husband, Brandon, children Ada and Nicholas, and rescue dog, Dash. View Résumé

Derrick M. Greiner, attorney, was born and raised on a farm near Truman, Minnesota, before later moving to town with his family. He received his undergraduate degree from Winona State University and Minnesota State University – Mankato in 2011, and graduated, cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law in 2015. Derrick worked in numerous practice areas as a Law Clerk for Judge Richards in Faribault County for two years prior to the joining the firm in 2017. Derrick is licensed to practice law in Minnesota, and his practice areas include tax, real estate, estate planning and administration, ag law, and business law. View Résumé

Betty Clark, a staff accountant/tax preparer, has worked at the firm during tax season for 30 years. Betty studied accounting/tax at Mankato State University. Both Betty and her husband, Jerry, grew up in Fairmont. Jerry’s company, SealedBid Marketing, headquarters in Minneapolis. They have one son, Bill. Bill and his wife, Kris, live near Boston with their four children, Andrew, twins Alex and Josh, and Natalia.

Lisa Kuhl, staff accountant/payroll/tax preparer, joined our firm in September of 2016. Lisa has over 25 years of experience in bookkeeping, tax preparation and payroll services. Lisa graduated from College of St. Catherine (University of St. Catherine) with a BA in Accounting in 1993. She and her husband Scott, both from Fairmont, moved back in 1998 and started a family. They have two boys Colby & Carson Kuhl. Scott is a Marketing Associate with Sysco Foods of Western MN.

Kimberly Wubbena, paralegal, joined the firm in 1988. Kim and her husband, David, have three children. Amber Hansen and her husband, Jeremy, have one daughter, Justiss and Amber is employed in the investment department at Bank Midwest. Michael Wubbena and his wife, Emily, have two children, Ella and Evan and are expecting a new addition in May. Michael is the financial controller at Preferred Capital Management in Fairmont and Brooke Wubbena is a special education teacher in Albert Lea, MN. David is the manager of Riverdale Nurseries. Kimberly enjoys spending time with her family, reading, working in her flower garden and anywhere on the water fishing or boating.

Dianna Christenson, legal secretary. Dianna and her husband Dale live in Granada. They have two children. Her daughter Tammy and her two children Brooklyn and Jacob and her son Jason and his wife Megan and daughter Emma. Dianna enjoys camping and being at the lake during the summer and enjoys making her own greeting cards during the winter.

Tonya Carlson, paralegal, is the newest member of our team joining us in November 2017. Tonya comes to us with a BA in Business Management from Gustavus Adolphus College, previously working in sales and marketing. Tonya grew up in Fairmont, and currently lives outside of East Chain with her husband Chad and their two children, daughter Cahpri and son Cavan. Chad is a Regional Sales Manager with Central Farm Services, has a hog barn and farms on the side with his dad and brother. Tonya enjoys running, taking walks to the park with the kids and spending time out on the lakes.