Jeffrey W. Thone

Phone: 952-404-2100



Jeff Thone is the firm’s senior litigation attorney and also counsels clients as a business attorney and estate planning attorney. Jeff is the chair of the firm’s litigation practice group and former chair of the Sanford, Pierson, Thone & Strean’s estate planning and practice group.

Practicing for nearly 30 Years, including as a partner in the office of Cragg & Thone, Jeff has twice been recognized as a Five Star Wealth Manager. He works with many individuals and business clients to help them with the wide range of legal issues they face.

Jeff was raised in Bloomington, Burnsville, and Rochester. He attended the University of Minnesota for undergraduate studies as well as law school where he was a cum laude graduate. Jeff was admitted to the Michigan bar in 1986 and in 1989 was admitted to the Minnesota bar and the U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota. Jeff merged his practice into Sanford, Pierson, Thone & Strean in 2007.

Jeff is involved in many community activities including Wills for Heroes, Business Network International (BNI)/Bayside Referrals group, Alleluia Lutheran Church in St. Michael where his wife Jacqui is pastor. Jeff and Jacqui have two children and currently live in Hanover.



  • University of Minnesota (B.A., 1983)

  • University of Minnesota (J.D., cum laude, 1986)


Professional Associations:

  • Hennepin County Bar Association

  • Minnesota State Bar Association

  • American Bar Association, Minnesota Chair of ABA Golf


Community Activities: