Aaron Street, CEO & Co-Founder

About Aaron Street

Aaron Street is the co-founder and CEO of Lawyerist.com.

He is the co-host of the weekly Lawyerist Podcast and is the co-author of Lawyerist’s new book The Small Firm Roadmap.

For the past 10 years, Aaron has been leading Lawyerist’s business growth and strategy. His career passion is building thriving culture- and impact-driven companies. In addition to his work at Lawyerist, Aaron is an angel investor and advisor in a variety of start-ups.

He’s spent over two decades working at the intersections of law, business, technology, and policy. His prior work includes corporate strategy consulting, launching a law school think tank, work in the US Senate and the White House, and helping to lead companies in the innovation and robotics industries.

Aaron is active in civic leadership and has served on the board of the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center, the State Assembly of the Minnesota State Bar Association, the board of the Hennepin County Bar Association, and as a trustee of the Hennepin County Bar Foundation. He is currently the treasurer of the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless.

Aaron graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School with a concentration in international trade law in 2004 where he was an articles editor of the Minnesota Journal of Global Trade and the graduate student representative to the University of Minnesota Board of Regents.

He, his wife Kelly, and daughter Mary Lou enjoy solving escape rooms, paddle boarding on Minneapolis lakes, and experimenting with fermentation projects in their kitchen.

Contact Aaron Street

You can contact Aaron Street and the rest of the Lawyerist team on our contact page.

Otherwise Aaron can be found sometimes on Twitter and LinkedIn.


  • CEO of Lawyerist.com2009-present.
  • Partner in Sunken Cellars Winery2019-present.
  • Investor in Cerro Gordo Ghost Town2018-present.
  • Program Attorney at Minnesota CLE2013-2016.
  • COO at Global Robotics Innovation Park2012-2013.
  • COO & General Counsel at Innovators International2011-2012.
  • Interim Chief of Staff at the University of Minnesota Law School2008.
  • Executive Director at the University of Minnesota Law School Institute for Law & Politics2007-2008.
  • Treasurer & Counsel at Keith Ellison for US Congress 2006-2007.
  • Attorney at Weinblatt & Gaylord2006.
  • Global Strategy Consultant at Thomson2004-2006.
  • Intern at Office of Governor Jesse Ventura1999.
  • Intern at The White House1999.
  • Intern at Office of US Senator Paul Wellstone1998.

Education & License

  • Licensed to practice in Minnesota since 2004.
  • JD, cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School – 2004.
  • BA, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Minnesota – 2001.

Volunteer Leadership


Other members of the Lawyerist leadership team are available for speaking, CLEs, and webinars.

  • Presentation to the NITA Board of Directors, “Thoughts on the Future of Small Law Firms” – 2018.
  • Presentation to the CLE CEO Forum, “How Customer Data Can Drive CLE” – 2017.
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Convention, “The 5 Most Dangerous Scams and Hacks Targeting Lawyers” – 2017.
  • ABA TECHSHOW, “State of Legal Technology” – 2016.