Tim Pramas ’93

Senior Associate General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, University of Minnesota


  • Macalester College, B.A.
  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D.

Tim Pramas is a skilled and seasoned civil trial attorney who possessed over 20 years of experience, both at law firms and in-house, at the time he joined the University of Minnesota Office of the General Counsel (OGC) in 2014. His practice is devoted primarily to litigation.

Since 2010 Pramas has served as a Legal Writing Instructor and Moot Court Instructor at the University of Minnesota Law School. He is also an active member of the Minnesota E-Discovery Working Group and co-chair of its Sub-Group on Cost-Effective Review Technologies. The Minnesota Supreme Court appointed him to its Civil Justice Reform Task Force, its Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure, and its Advisory Committee on the General Rules of Practice for the District Courts.

Pramas graduated with honors from Macalester College where he won many intercollegiate debate tournaments as a member of Macalester's debate team. He graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1993 and was a member of the Minnesota Law Review.