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Therese M. Pautz, Esq.

Therese M. Pautz, Esq.

Founder and President
Main: 612-721-2002
Cell: 651-503-4642

Therese utilizes her legal and business experience to help employers and individuals act proactively and positively. As a neutral investigator, she assists by finding facts so solutions can be reached. As a trainer, facilitator and coach, she helps workplaces and individuals thrive, have important conversations and resolve conflict. 

Prior to founding NeuVest® in 1997, Therese was a founding shareholder of King & Hatch, P.A. in St. Paul, Minnesota, now Larson King. She also practiced law at Murnane, Conlin, White & Brandt, in St. Paul, Minnesota. Therese represented employers and municipalities in Federal, State and Administrative proceedings. Her practice included advising employers in the prevention of unlawful employment practices and defending employment-based litigation arising from alleged discrimination, harassment, employee misconduct, wrongful termination, defamation, breach of contract, and unfair competition.

Therese has previously served on the Board of Directors of the Illusion Theater and School and on the boards of the YWCA-Minneapolis and Pacer Center.

Therese graduated from the College of St. Scholastica, cum laude, in Duluth, Minnesota, and from Mitchell Hamline College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota.  She is a Results Trained Coach (Brain Based Coaching Certification) through the NeuroLeadership Institute.