David L. Wilson is the Managing Attorney of Wilson Law Group.  David is licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota, U.S. District Court of Minnesota, the U.S. District Court of Colorado, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the US Supreme Court .  David attended the University of St. Thomas, and graduated cum laude in 1993.  He then graduated from the William Mitchell College of Law with cum laude honors in 1997. David served as the Executive Editor to the William Mitchell Law Review and a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Roland J. Faricy (ret.) in St. Paul, Minnesota.

David is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Federal Bar Association.  He is a Past Chair of the Minnesota / Dakotas Chapter of AILA.  David has also served as an adjunct professor at Hamline University School of Law where he co-taught immigration law.  He also served an adjunct law professor for the William Mitchell College of Law, teaching Writing Research Advocacy and Presentation, Appellate Advocacy, and the William Mitchell College of Law’s Immigration Law Clinic.

David is a frequent guest speaker on many legal topics in Minnesota and nationally, and provides pro bono services to victims of domestic abuse and children in need.  The Children's Law Center of Minnesota recognized David for his pro bono work on behalf of immigrant children in foster care in 2012.  David was also awarded the 360 Communities Caring Award for his pro bono work with the Lewis House Domestic Abuse Shelters in February 2013.   Minnnesota Lawyer named David one of its Attorneys of the Year for 2015.  The Minnesota Justice Foundation named David its Private Attorney Pro Bono Attorney of the Year in 2016.

David litigates cases before the federal government, federal court system, Minnesota courts, and Minnesota agencies.  He is the attorney of record in multiple published decisions as well as several unpublished federal and Minnesota Court of Appeal decisions.

Bar Admissions: 
  • US Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court of Colorado
  • Minnesota State Bar
Languages: 
English English and Spanish Spanish
Memberships & Professional Development: 
  • AILA MN/Dakotas EOIR Liaison 2014-17
  • Past Chair of the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Adjunct Professor, Hamline University School of Law, Immigration Law
  • Adjunct Professor, William Mitchell College of Law, Writing Research Advocacy and Presentation, Appellate Advocacy, and Immigration Law Clinic
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
Education: 
  • William Mitchell College of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude
  • University of St. Thomas, cum laude
Publications & Speaking Events: