GEORGE BYRON GRIFFITHS LAW, PLLC was established in 2016 to provide a client-centered approach to trust and estate law. As a boutique firm, we value each individual client relationship and are not beholden to the requirements imposed by the larger law firm model.
Its founder, George Byron (Geordie) Griffiths, is an Edina native and earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Saint John's University in Collegeville, MN. He intended to pursue clinical and counseling psychology, but an elective course during his senior year -- photography -- diverted his course. After graduation, Geordie spent 3 years working in Special Education assisting children with moderate to severe mental and physical disabilities. Afterwards, he began a photography apprenticeship with People Magazine photographer Keri Pickett, working with her for 2 years before establishing his own commercial photography business in 1999.
As a professional photographer, Geordie's client list included The Guthrie Theater, Theater Latté Da, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Park Nicollet Foundation, Brookfield Properties, University of Northwestern-St. Paul, RSVP Vacations, and others. He continues to photograph stage performances for local twin cities theaters and photographs weddings and family portraits.
Geordie first met Mike Frost in the fall of 2011, following the death of Geordie's mother. Mike was Geordie's parents' estate planning attorney and Geordie and his father worked with Mike to settle her estate. Geordie was admitted to the University of Minnesota Law School and dedicated his education to the pursuit of trust & estate law. After graduation, Geordie and Mike began discussions of private law firm life. Mike Frost now serves as an "Of Counsel" attorney with GEORGE BYRON GRIFFITHS LAW, PLLC.
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PResident and attorney-at-law
George Byron (Geordie) Griffiths
Geordie spent 3 years working in Special Education, then after a 2-year photography apprenticeship, established and ran his own commercial photography business for over 15 years before attending law school. He brings to the practice a strong desire to help clients establish a legacy for their families, through individualized services tailored to meet the client's needs.
Geordie is an active member in the New Lawyers section of the Hennepin County Bar Association, the Trust & Probate and Elder Law sections of the Minnesota State Bar Association, and the Minnesota Lavender Bar Association. Geordie also serves on the Board of Directors of Living Well Disability Services, a non-profit whose mission is to deliver exceptional services that transform the lives of people impacted by intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities.
Geordie also volunteers with the Minnesota State Bar Association's chapter of Wills For Heroes, a program designed to provide free legal services to First Responders (police officers, firefighters, paramedics, EMTs, and corrections officers) in preparation of basic estate planning documents.
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA LAW SCHOOL
Juris Doctor, 2015
SAINT JOHN'S UNIVERSITY
B.A., Psychology, 1993, summa cum laude
Activities & Affiliations
• Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
• Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
• Living Well Disability Services, Board of Directors
Hennepin Lawyer Magazine, March/April 2018
Michael S. Frost
After practicing at the law firms of Mackall Crounse & Moore and Faegre & Benson, Mike established his own law firm in 1991, specializing in Estate Planning and Probate & Estate Administration.
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
Juris Doctor, 1978
B.A., English, 1973