Joe Sathe is an associate at Kennedy & Graven practicing primarily in the area of general municipal law.
Joe applies firsthand government experience to help clients navigate complex municipal law challenges. Prior to joining Kennedy & Graven, Joe worked for the State of Minnesota in the Office of Governor Mark Dayton and Lt. Governor Tina Smith and then at a state agency. While attending Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Joe served as the first Thomas L. Grundhoefer Local Government Extern, working with the League of Minnesota Cities, the City of Minnetonka, and Kennedy & Graven.
Joe is an active alumni volunteer for Hamline University as well as a volunteer for Minnesota Wills for Heroes, assisting first responders and their spouse prepare wills and other estate planning documents.


  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. – 2019
  • Hamline University
    • B.A. magna cum laude – 2013
    • Major: History
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association