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About Us

About Krahmer & Shaffer, Ltd.

For years Krahmer & Shaffer, 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, 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 45 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 who is age 16 and Kevin who is 13. Sue and her husband Bruce Fordahl live in Rogers with their sons, Erik who is age 14 and Ryan who is 12. Bruce continues to work with existing clients but is not taking on new projects.

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. Kim is now 100% owner of Krahmer & Shaffer, LTD. He and his wife, Jan, have three sons, Al and his wife, Katie with their daughters Harley, age 5, and new baby Avery and son, John, age 2, live in Houston, TX, Scott lives in Minneapolis and Ted lives in Houston TX. Jan works at her home doing long arm quilting (

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 practiced in the areas of banking, oil & gas, general commercial litigation and estate planning in Fort Worth, Texas for 7 years before joining our firm in 2013. He and his wife, Sara, have a one year old daughter, Ada, and a Beagle/Catahoula mix named Dash.

Kimberly Wubbena, legal assistant, has been with the firm for over 20 years. Kim and her husband, David, have three children, Amber Hansen and her husband, Jeremy and their daughter Justiss, Michael and his wife Emily with their daughter Ella, 4 and new baby Evan, and Brooke who is starting college this year. David is the manager of Riverdale Nursery.

Betty Clark, a staff accountant/tax preparer, has worked at the firm during tax season for over 20 years. Both Betty and her husband, Jerry, grew up in Fairmont. They have one son, Bill. Bill and his wife, Kris, live near Boston with their four children, Andrew 17, Alex and Josh 15, and Natalia 11. Trips to the East Coast are a common occurrence!