Thomas R. Anderson III

Thomas R. Anderson III is the founding attorney of Anderson Law Office. His practice focuses on immigration and criminal law. He represents clients in Immigration Court, before the Citizenship and Immigration Service, the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Minnesota state courts. Mr. Anderson has successfully handled thousands of cases including: family petitions for permanent residency, removal/deportation, U-visas, consular processing, deferred action for childhood arrivals, and citizenship. He is a past Chair of the Minnesota State Bar Association's Immigration Law Section. Due to extensive experience in both immigration and criminal law, he frequently teaches CLE classes and advises attorneys in the two areas. Mr. Anderson is fluent in Spanish.


Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

International Locations:

  • Ecuador
  • Mexico

Honors and Awards:

  • Recognized as top one percent of attorneys., Nations Top One Percent, Nations Top One Percent, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Minnesota for 2014
  • Top 40 Attorneys under 40 in Minnesota.
  • Top Contribution at Montana State University, Wilson Award, Montana State University, 1999

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • 8th Circuit Court of Appeals United States District Court, Minnesota

Bar/Professional Activity:

  •  American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member
  •  Past Co-Chair, Hennepin County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
  •  Past Chair Minnesota State Bar Association, Immigration Law Section

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • A concise focus on issues when representing immigrants charge with criminal activity., Author, Key Issues When Dealing with Immigrants Charged with Crimes, Hennepin County Bar Association, Hennepin Lawyer, 2006

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • 2014 Triathlon Winner