Donald W. Kohler is a native of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, where he chose to establish his legal practice and where he and his family still live today. Since founding his firm, his work has focused on helping everyday people in the areas of workers' compensation, personal injury, wrongful death, catastrophic injuries and estate planning. Mr. Kohler completed his undergraduate education at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, graduating with a bachelor's degree in Communications in 1991. He went on to earn his law degree from Hamline University in 1998. For 13 years, prior to and while going to school, he worked at United Parcel Service (UPS), where he learned the importance of providing outstanding customer service. He also got a firsthand informal education about what can happen to a working person who is injured on the job, when he hurt his back while at UPS. That experience inspired him to continue his education and become an attorney.