Kermit F Hoversten

Of Counsel
Austin, Minnesota
(507) 396-4891
(507) 433-7889
Kermit Hoversten was born in Lynd, Minnesota, on June 20, 1928. He attended Augsburg College and graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1952. He was a member of the Board of Editors of the Minnesota Law Review and served as a teaching assistant while attending law school. He was admitted to the practice of law in the State of Minnesota in 1952 and became City Attorney for the City of Austin in 1962.  Mr. Hoversten's areas of practice involve a substantial expertise in municipal law, business and corporate law, estate planning, probate and all areas of litigation. His broad experience allows him to advise both personal and business clients as to the consequences of a particular action or activity which the client may be contemplating. Mr. Kermit Hoversten also has done extensive work in mediation and arbitration.  He is certified by the Minnesota Supreme Court as a Civil Mediator.

Areas of Practice

  • Municipal Law
  • Business and Corporate law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate

Litigation Percentage

  • 15% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1952
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1953


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota - 1952
    • Honors: Teaching Assistant while Attending Law School
    • Law Review: Board of Editors of the Minnesota, Member

Honors and Awards

  • City Attorney for the City of Austin, 1962