Our Legal Team

Joseph M. Paiement


651.967.5050 (phone)


Joe is a co-founder of Paiement Law Office, L.L.C. His primary areas of practice include business law, real estate, criminal and civil litigation, creditor remedies, and Indian law. His clients include financial institutions, closely held businesses, entrepreneurs, and tribal entities located nationwide.

Prior to co-founding Paiement Law Office, L.L.C., Joe was General Counsel for Treasure Island Resort & Casino and a partner with the Minneapolis law firm of Arnold & McDowell.

Joe is also an instructor/speaker for national organizations providing legal services to Native American tribes and business in the areas of federal Indian law, tribal constitutions and governance and ethics.

Joe graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree in politic science and philosophy. He received his law degree from the University of Minnesota.  Joe is licensed to practice law in both Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Joe is a member of the Lakeland City Council and a member of the St. Croix Valley Watershed Board.