Circle Pines, Minnesota Business Lawyers

Aaron D. Hall
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(612) 466-0040 3572 117th Ln NE
Minneapolis, MN 55449-5842
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and IP
William Mitchell College of Law
Top Rated Lawyers in Minnesota, Mpls. St.Paul Magazine The (Real) Power 50, Minnesota Business Magazine Peak Performers, American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association Minnesota Rising Star, Super Lawyers Excellent Rated Attorney, AVVO Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans, Minnesota Jaycees IRS & Minnesota Department of Revenue registered attorney Minnesota Supreme Court, admitted attorney J.D., cum laude, Mitchell Hamline School of Law B.A., summa cum laude, Concordia University
Dawn Marie Mondus
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Andover, MN Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(763) 286-0975 125 154th Ave NW
Andover, MN 55304
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Hamline University School of Law
Attorney Bradley W. Newbolt
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Attorney
(763) 427-5858 10026 University Ave NW
Minneapolis, MN 55448
Business, Employment, Immigration and International
Hamline University School of Law
PUT YOUR LEGAL PROBLEMS TO REST WITH MY FIRM! Over a decade providing high quality, responsive and affordable U.S. & International Business Law (Contracts, Compliance, Formation and Development, etc.), Employment Law, Immigration Law, Family Law (Divorce, Custody, Parenting Time, Post-Decree Matters, etc.), Criminal (DUI, Expungements, etc.) Probate, Wills & Trusts and Landlord-Tenant Law representation. Also providing Mediation, Arbitration & Litigation services. Please contact Attorney Bradley W. Newbolt today to schedule an initial consultation to discuss your legal needs and goals and become aware of your legal rights, options & solutions. Attorney Newbolt can be reached directly...
Daniel M Gallatin
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Hugo, MN Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(612) 308-7763 5665 147th Street North
Hugo, MN 55038
Business, Administrative, Estate Planning and Real Estate
William Mitchell College of Law
Dan is a lifelong resident of Minnesota. Born in St. Paul, Dan spent many of his formative years growing up there before moving to White Bear Lake. After graduating from White Bear Lake, Dan spent four glorious years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, earning a degree in two majors. Dan worked as a Senior Investigator at the Minnesota Department of Commerce for several years after graduating from college. During his final years Dan attended William Mitchell College of Law while still working full-time. During this exhausting 3 ½ year period Dan honed his skills in becoming an efficient,...
James Kleinke
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White Bear Lake, MN Business Law Attorney
4527 Allendale Drive
White Bear Lake, MN 55127
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
William Mitchell College of Law
Patrick Sweeney
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St. Paul, MN Business Law Lawyer
(651) 222-2541 3250 Rice St
St. Paul, MN 55126
Business, Divorce and Family
Charles D Roulet
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Maple Grove, MN Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(763) 420-5087 7028 East Fish Lake Road
Maple Grove, MN 55311
Free ConsultationBusiness and Estate Planning
William Mitchell College of Law
Minnesota will, trust and estate planning attorney Chuck Roulet has devoted his career to helping his clients protect what matters most to them through comprehensive estate, asset protection, and business planning. Chuck is a frequent lecturer and is the author of numerous articles on estate planning. He is also the author of two books, "What Happens to Them: what every parents needs to know about estate planning", and "Be Your Own Boss: A Fast and Friendly Legal Guide to Starting Your Own Business". He is also working on an upcoming series of books on estate planning. Chuck has...
Kimberly M. Hanlon
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(612) 206-3701 310 4th Avenue South
Suite 5010
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Tulsa
I am not your typical lawyer. First of all, I don’t have the mindset of the typical lawyer, and I certainly haven’t had the usual career path. I came to my legal career after being a fashion designer in New York and moving away for family reasons. It’s hard to be a fashion designer anywhere else, it really is.

After I became a lawyer, I started my practice and started practicing just like every other lawyer I know practices. As I was going along, I kept noticing that most law practices violate the laws of good business (and clients hate that...
Matthew A. Drewes
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(612) 305-1400 2100 AT&T Tower
901 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Insurance Claims and Real Estate
University of Minnesota Law School
I'm a shareholder with DeWitt Law Firm practicing in the areas of real estate and business. I have assisted local and international banks and retailers, national restaurant operators and other businesses, community associations, property managers and owners, title insurers, general contractors and construction trades, creditors, landlords, and parties to insurance coverage disputes. I also work with community associations and their property managers in all kinds of transactions and disputes. I have successfully tried and arbitrated cases and handled insurance appraisals in state and federal courts, as well as appeals. I have also been selected to serve as mediator involving issues...
David Holt
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St. Paul, MN Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(612) 293-0620 213 East 4th St STE 406
St. Paul, MN 55101
Business, Communications, Health Care and Insurance Claims
William Mitchell College of Law
I am transforming the future of healthcare both as an attorney and entrepreneur. I bring a legal mindset to my startup and an entrepreneurial mindset to my legal practice. I am a practicing attorney focusing on Healthcare & Business matters for Families, Professionals, Entrepreneurs and Business Owners. I am also the Co-Founder and General Counsel for miVoyce, a business that provides an online training solution for individuals to learn how to read medical bills, spot errors and negotiate payments. I am a native Minnesotan committed to helping other businesses and entrepreneurs thrive in Minnesota and ensuring we...
Mr. Ronan R Blaschko Esq.
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Saint Paul, MN Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(651) 400-1520 1551 Livingston Ave, Suite 103
Saint Paul, MN 55118
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Criminal and DWI
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
Blaschko & Associates is a law firm dedicated to long term clients and assisting them in all aspects of their business and personal lives. We advise and assist our clients in their daily lives including contract, real estate, LLC and Company formation, governance, and operations, and all other transactions to purchase, sell, and debt collection including Litigation, criminal defense and bankruptcy. Our phones are answered 24 hours for emergencies. We offer flat fees, contingent and hourly pricing and take Visa-M/C. We want to be your Attorney! Call now and see what we can do for you.
Mark K Thompson
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(612) 999-2404 4927 34th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55417
Business
William Mitchell College of Law
As the founder of MKT Law, PLC, St. Paul attorney Mark K. Thompson provides an assortment of legal services targeted to individuals in the business community. For more than 15 years, he has handled business law as a plaintiff and defense attorney. He is among the select group of attorneys to receive a perfect 10.0 Superb rating on the legal website Avvo.com. Mr. Thompson is a graduate of the University of Saint Thomas and William Mitchell College of Law. Find out more by contacting his firm today.
David Friedman
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(612) 564-4025 509 First Avenue NE
Suite 2
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Consumer
University of Minnesota Law School
David has been living and breathing bankruptcy law since 2010. He’s handled more than 120 bankruptcy cases since starting the firm. He enjoys more complex cases, including lots of Chapter 13 reorganization. His cases often involve restructuring mortgages to save people’s homes. While many bankruptcy lawyers see bankruptcy as the only thing they do, David is always looking for claims under consumer protection laws to help put more money in his clients’ pockets. A born and bred New Yorker, in December 2009, David founded Friedman Iverson. Now that he’s a Twin Cities lifer, he tries his hardest to...
Joseph Maternowski
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(612) 746-5754 3700 RBC Plaza
60 South 6th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative, Environmental and Real Estate
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Joseph Maternowski is a shareholder at the Hessian & McKasy firm in Minneapolis practicing in the areas of environmental, real estate and business law. Joe began his legal career in the Minnesota Attorney General's Office where he represented the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Joe focuses his private practice on environmental matters arising in real estate and business transactions. Joe has extensive experience with site investigations and cleanups, vapor intrusion assessments, state Brownfields programs and with federal and state environmental agencies. Joe assists real estate and business lawyers and in house counsel on transactions where environmental issues arise....
John Meyer
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Saint Paul, MN Business Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(651) 300-7830 445 Minnesota St
Suite 1500
Saint Paul, MN 55101
Business, Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant and Probate
William Mitchell College of Law
Founder and Attorney John Meyer found his passion while deployed with the Minnesota Army National Guard in 2011. Working with unemployed soldiers before returning home, John worked hard to help those who wished to start their own businesses chart a path toward success. He carried that passion and focus from the sands of Kuwait and Iraq, through law school, into private practice.
Robert Lawton
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Saint Paul, MN Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(651) 294-4925 1100 W. 7th Street, Suite 105
Saint Paul, MN 55102
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Hamline University School of Law
Rob is an experienced estate planning attorney, and provides free consulations on all files to evaluate a client's situation and explore what he can offer. He is a leader in the Minneapolis-St. Paul estate planning community, eduating other attorneys in the areas of estate planning, probate and trusts. He provides simple wills at low cost for clients with modest estates, and more sophisticated planning involving estate tax savings techniques and business sucession for wealthier clients.
Mr.  Gregory N Bittle Esq.
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Attorney
(952) 393-4546 5775 Wayzata Blvd.
Suite 700
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Insurance Defense
William Mitchell College of Law
Mr. Bittle is a cum laude graduate of William Mitchell College of Law, where he spent two years on the William Mitchell Law Review and took honors in Contracts, Insurance Law, and Labor Law. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota. With a dozen years inside the insurance industry, he will bring the insight and confidence necessary to any personal injury or insurance claim. The bulk of Mr. Bittle's career was spent in the insurance claims area handling personal injury liability claims in multiple U.S. jurisdictions. He has resolved thousands of claims, and negotiated dozens of mediations...
Gene Adkins
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St Paul, MN Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(651) 772-3401 1465 Arcade St
St Paul, MN 55106
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
William Mitchell College of Law
Mr. Adkins is in his 28th year in representing clients in the areas of probate and trust administration, will contests, estate planning, guardianships, conservatorships, residential and commercial real estate transactions, property title corrections, mechanic's liens, business formation, and the sale and purchase of small businesses.
Daniel Willing
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Maple Grove, MN Business Law Attorney
(763) 560-5700 6900 Wedgwood Rd N
Suite 200
Maple Grove, MN 55133
Free ConsultationBusiness and Tax
University of Oregon
Daniel received his law degree from the University of Oregon School of Law where he specialized in tax law and was a senior editor on the Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation. Daniel began his career with the Minnesota Department of Revenue analyzing regulations and counseling government officials on new tax legislation. He also worked as a tax consultant with RSM's State and Local Tax group in Minneapolis where he advised large and mid-sized businesses on state and local tax laws from all 50 states. Community service is an important part of a good law...
Kristen Bullock
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Saint Paul, MN Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(651) 270-6484 332 Minnesota Street, Suite W1272
Saint Paul, MN 55101
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Divorce and Family
William Mitchell College of Law
James C. MacGillis
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(612) 455-0503 8000 Flour Exchange Building
310 Fourth Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Business, Employment and Estate Planning
University of Minnesota Law School
James C. MacGillis is a business attorney focusing on the corporate, employment, and litigation needs of entrepreneurs and growing businesses. Jim prides himself on exceeding his clients’ expectations by addressing their legal concerns promptly, efficiently, and effectively. His responsiveness, creativity, and ability to efficiently evaluate, advise, and advocate for his clients has earned him the respect of his peers, as Jim was named a 2006, 2009 and 2010 Rising Star by Minnesota Super Lawyers magazine. Jim graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1997, where he was a managing editor for the Minnesota Law Review. Jim earned a...
Creig Andreasen
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(612) 336-9316 920 Second Avenue South
Suite 1000
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Business, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
William Mitchell College of Law
Creig Andreasen is a lawyer with the law firm Lommen Abdo in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Creig concentrates his practice on Minnesota real estate law and banking. He works with landowners who want to acquire, lease, sell, or finance real property. He helps financial institutions with: due diligence; reviewing, analyzing and curing collateral and title related issues; as well as drafting, negotiating, and interpreting loan documentation. Creig also helps lenders work through troubled loans.

He is certified as a real property specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. He has been included on the list of Minnesota Super Lawyers from 2017 to 2019...
V. John Ella
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(612) 455-6237 310 Fourth Avenue South
Suite 8000
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Business, Appeals and Employment
University of Minnesota Law School
I am a Minnesota employment law attorney (V. John Ella) practicing in the areas of employment defense, executive law, non-compete and trade secret litigation, breach of duty of loyalty litigation, tortious interference, executive compensation, stock options, defamation, employment contracts, employment agreements, handbooks, drug testing law, privacy law, commission claims, fraud, sexual harassment claims, employment and housing discrimination, ERISA benefits litigation, public accommodations under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act and state law, wage and hour compliance, whistleblower and Sarbanes-Oxley claims, professional licensing issues, appeals, manufacturer sales representative contracts, and closely-held corporation and partnership disputes. I am also...
Nicholas N Sperling
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(612) 455-0500 8000 Flour Exchange Building, 310 Fourth Avenue So
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Communications and Real Estate
Hamline University School of Law
Nick Sperling has nearly a decade of experience in business litigation and transactions, nonprofit law, real estate litigation and transactions, and technology/IT law. Nick takes a pragmatic approach to legal representation and focuses on obtaining the best possible results for his clients.
John Baker
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Maplewood, MN Business Law Lawyer
(651) 773-4111 2097 E. County Road D
Suite C-200
Maplewood, MN 55109
Business, Criminal, Employment and Military
Hamline University School of Law
John retired from the United States Marine Corps as a Gunnery Sergeant after serving twenty-two years in various infantry, artillery and administrative capacities in numerous locations within the United States and around the world. John chaired the initiative to start Veterans Courts in Minnesota and has traveled the country assisting in setting them up. Additionally, John travels the country teaching law enforcement how to deal with veterans in crisis. John was a 2010 Attorney of the Year recipient.
Bryan R Battina
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(612) 455-0505 8000 Flour Exchange Building
310 fourth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Business, Appeals, Employment and Real Estate
William Mitchell College of Law
Bryan R. Battina represents businesses and individuals in commercial litigation, real estate litigation, and employment law matters. Bryan, a seasoned litigator and trial attorney, brings passion, tenacity and hard earned wisdom to his advocacy for clients. He is results driven and seeks to efficiently and effectively resolve disputes for his clients. After graduating from William Mitchell College of Law, Bryan worked as an associate in-house counsel with the Beltmann Group Incorporated before becoming a sole practitioner to pursue his passion for trial work. Bryan co-founded Bock & Battina, LLP and later founded Battina Law, PLLC before joining Trepanier MacGillis...
Blake Gavin Iverson
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(612) 396-5477 2945 44th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Consumer and Entertainment & Sports
University of Minnesota Law School
Jesse Kibort
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Attorney
(763) 201-1215 3165 Fernbrook Ln N
Minneapolis, MN 55447
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Consumer and Estate Planning
Hamline University
Life presents many legal complications…who will you turn to if you need representation? At Daniels & Wymore, PLLC we are a full service law firm providing representation to businesses and individuals. Our tremendously experienced and capable team of professionals can help counsel you and your business through any legal matter, whether you are starting a business, and you need us to draft the necessary business documents, or you need litigation representation, or estate planning or you need help defending your home from foreclosure. It doesn’t matter whether you are an wealthy entrepreneur, the start up business, or the average individual...
Kevin Leiran
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Saint Paul, MN Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(651) 379-3007 155 South Wabasha Street
Suite 100
Saint Paul, MN 55107
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Elder and Estate Planning
William Mitchell College of Law
Kevin Leiran is a skilled, aggressive attorney practicing in the areas of Bankruptcy, civil litigation, probate and estate planning. Call Kevin today for quote.
Michael John Weber
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(612) 296-8080 150 3rd Ave S
Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Business, Administrative, Estate Planning and Health Care
Stanford University
Michael has over 20 years experience handling matters involving the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice, the Minnesota Board of Nursing, the Minnesota Board of Dentistry, the Minnesota Board of Psychology, the Health Professionals Services Program (HPSP), and other health and medical boards. Michael founded Weber Law Office -- the predecessor of Weber & Nelson Law Office -- in 2000. Michael's practice areas include health law, business and employment law, wills and probate, and trials and appeals. Michael started his law practice in 1993, as an Assistant Attorney General in the Minnesota Attorney General's Health Licensing Division. He...
Joshua A. Newville
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(612) 349-2729 323 Washington Ave. N. #200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Business, Civil Rights and Employment
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Joshua Newville is a civil trial and appellate attorney focusing on employment law, business disputes, and civil rights matters. He practices in state and federal court and is a passionate courtroom advocate.

Newville has won victories at the Minnesota Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals, and various state and federal trial courts. He led the successful fight for marriage equality in two states, secured protections for vulnerable Minnesota workers, and has emerged as an expert authority in civil rights litigation. Newville is a frequent speaker at civil rights events, community forums, colleges, and law schools. He has taught numerous...
Kelly Lawton Rogosheske
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Saint Paul, MN Business Law Lawyer
(651) 225-9165 1100 West 7th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Divorce
Hamline University School of Law
Rebecca Bell
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
Minneapolis, MN 55422
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
William Mitchell College of Law
I take care of women so they can relax, stop worrying and have the time to take care of everything else going on in their lives. I create comprehensive estate plans that take care of women, their families, their assets and honor their values. My firm assists businesses in multiple way business succession planning and advising; corporate records compliance; draft and review documents; and works with you as part of your team of trusted advisors. I also work and am a national speaker in the area of Equine Law. Specialties: Business Succession Planning, Estate Planning, Will...
Joel Button
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Stillwater, MN Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(651) 439-9284 226 Myrtle Street East
Stillwater, MN 55082
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Juvenile
William Mitchell College of Law
Mr.  Bruce Michael Rivers Esq.
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(612) 339-3939 701 Building Suite 300
701 Fourth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DWI and Juvenile
William Mitchell College of Law
Craig William Trepanier Esq.
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(612) 455-0502 8000 Flour Exchange Building
310 Fourth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and Trademarks
University of Minnesota Law School
Jon Farnsworth
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(800) 229-6321 220 South 6th Street, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Business, Appeals, Construction and IP
Ross Hussey
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Attorney
(612) 808-6033 400 South Fourth Street
Suite 310
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Business, Civil Rights, Criminal and Insurance Claims
William Mitchell College of Law
David A. Lutz
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(612) 424-2110 527 Marquette Avenue, Suite 860
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Business, Construction, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Hamline University School of Law
With more than 19 years experience acting as counsel for banking institutions and real estate developers, to organizations with more than 1,000 employees, the Firm prides itself on delivering results. The Firm helps clients with corporate, banking, real estate, and various commercial transactions and disputes.

David A. Lutz is a Minnesota Attorney located in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has negotiated everything from $100 million dollar real-estate transactions to spearheading the legal work behind notable hotel projects like the Water Park of America and the Grand Hotel Minneapolis. David understands the needs of today's banking institutions, developers and small business...
James Ryan
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Minneapolis, MN Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(612) 338-3872 820 IDS Center
80 South Eighth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Business, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
University of Wisconsin Law School
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