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Biography: Kayla J. Giese

Kayla is a civil litigation attorney who represents individuals and companies in various types of litigation, including commercial matters, construction defects, contract disputes, noncompete agreements, defamation, product liability, first- and third-party claims, no-fault and automobile claims, personal injury, and subrogation.

Her prior work experience gives her deep knowledge of the insurance industry, business transactions, and the court system. Before joining Hellmuth & Johnson, Kayla represented insurance companies and defended cases involving large loss and catastrophe litigation including fires and explosions, product liability, property and casualty litigation, and personal injury.

She successfully advocated for her clients at all stages of the insurance process, including claim investigation, coverage disputes, and litigation. She also has substantial experience handling plaintiff-side cases including general negligence claims, product liability, and construction defects.

Kayla is licensed to practice in Minnesota.

My clients, whether they are individuals or businesses, know that I am their advocate and that I will focus on making sure their voice is heard. I do everything I can to explain the processes in a way that’s easy to understand and exceed each client’s expectations.
- Kayla J. Giese


Kayla earned her J.D. from Hamline University School of Law. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse with highest honors.

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

La Crosse, WI
Major: Political Science and Government
Degree: B.A.

Hamline University School of Law

St. Paul, MN
Major: Law
Degree: J.D.


  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Defense Counsel
  • Northwest Loss Association
  • Women’s March Minnesota

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