Joseph P. Haase focuses his practice on helping clients navigate the construction and renewable energy sectors, primarily focusing on litigation of construction contracts. Mr. Haase provides valuable services to his clients by employing a practical, no-nonsense method that provides clear advice and strategies for a range of legal issues.

Mr. Haase believes that there are many roads to achieve success and pursues them all vigorously. Mr. Haase listens to all of his clients’ information and distills it down to the most important issues. This allows his clients to focus on their businesses and feel assured nothing is overlooked. This distillation allows Mr. Haase to formulate innovative and efficient solutions for his clients, ensuring that his clients’ specific goals are quickly met. However, if negotiations fail, Mr. Haase has the skills and experience ready to go the distance on litigation.

Before joining Droel, PLLC, Joe served as a law clerk in Ramsey County, giving him an insider’s perspective on legal writing and courtroom presence. Clerking in a fast-paced district court honed Mr. Haase’s ability to know the difference between what is immediate and what is important, allowing Mr. Haase to intensely advocate for his clients at every step without losing sight of the larger strategy. Whether depositions, motion practice, or trial, Mr. Haase can cut through the noise to make sure his clients’ concerns are front and center.

Mr. Haase’s prior experience including representing individuals and businesses in matters involving contract issues, noncompete agreements, mechanic’s lien foreclosures, business torts, and a wide variety of other construction claims.


  • Vermont Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Carleton College, B.A.
Bar Admissions

  • State of Minnesota
Law Clerk

  • Ramsey County District Court Judge Paul Yang
Business Associations

  • MnSEIA