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R. Craft Dryer, retired

R. Craft Dryer

Practice Areas

Personal Experience


Born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota; admitted to bar in 1974 in Minnesota and in 1977 to U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota. Practiced with the firm 1974-2020.

Education: Carleton College (B.A. cum laude in 1971); Duke University School of Law (J.D., 1974)

Organizations & Memberships


  • Minnesota State Bar Association (member, Sections on Probate and Trust Law; President 1989-91)
  • 11th District Bar Association (Secretary, 1980-1982)
  • Arrowhead Estate Planning Counceil
  • Minnesota Association for Guardianship and Conservatorship

Community Activities:

  • St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center – “The Depot” (Board Member 1986-92, President 1989-91)
  • Arrowhead Chorale (Board Member 1993-98, President 1994-97)
  • The Depot Foundation (Board Member 1999-2005), President 2001-05)
  • Duluth Community Education (Class presentation on estate planning and probate for more than 20 years)
  • Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (Northeast Region)