East Grand Forks, Minnesota Business Lawyers

James A. Teigland
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(855) 478-7620 119 Graystone Plaza, Suite 101
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
Free ConsultationDetroit Lakes, MN Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
Business, Collections, Construction and Real Estate
William Mitchell College of Law
Attorney James Teigland is a Moorhead native who graduated from Park Christian High School of Moorhead in 2006 and attended Minnesota State University Moorhead where he studied Economics until he graduated in 2010. Mr. Teigland attended William Mitchell College of Law from 2010-2013, and is licensed to practice in Minnesota and North Dakota. While attending law school, Mr. Teigland volunteered as a Law Clerk at the Council on Crime and Justice, clerked for Judge John P. Smith, Externed at Merrill Corporation, and was a Legal Assistant at the Sortland Law Office. After law school Mr. Teigland started...
Troy D Fischer
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Moorhead, MN Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(701) 347-1137 PO Box 421
Moorhead, MN 56561-421
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Rutgers School Of Law and University of North Dakota School of Law
William H. Briggs
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Detroit Lakes, MN Business Law Lawyer with 49 years experience
(800) 780-5653 114 Holmes Street West
[Across the street from Becker County Court House]
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
Business, Estate Planning, Municipal and Probate
University of Minnesota Law School
Jeffrey Stowman
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Detroit Lakes, MN Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(218) 847-5644 P.O. Box 845
1100 West Lake Drive
Detroit Lakes, MN 56502
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Alan B. Fish
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Roseau, MN Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(218) 463-2088 102 2nd Ave N.W.
Roseau, MN 56751
Business, Criminal, Personal Injury and Real Estate
William Mitchell College of Law
Steven A. Anderson
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Warroad, MN Business Law Attorney
(218) 386-1040 P.O. Box 430
115 Roberts Ave. NE
Warroad, MN 56763
Business, Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
University of North Dakota School of Law
Hawley, MN Business Law Lawyer
(218) 483-3372 331 6th St
Hawley, MN 56549
Business and Municipal
Roseau, MN Business Law Attorney
(218) 463-1564 309 3rd St NW
Roseau, MN 56751
Business and Municipal
Moorhead, MN Business Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(218) 233-2495 403 Center Ave
Moorhead, MN 56560
Business, Estate Planning, Municipal and Real Estate
Detroit Lakes, MN Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(218) 847-3802 714 Lake Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
Business
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...
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...
Joseph M. Flanders
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Eagan, MN Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(612) 424-0398 2600 Eagan Woods Drive
Suite 270
Eagan, MN 55121
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Consumer and Divorce
University of North Dakota School of Law
A Dakota County, Minnesota lawyer focusing on probate, estate planning, Wills, Trusts, family law, business law, and litigation.
Andrew Merrill Ayers
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Edina, MN Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(612) 294-6982 6800 France Avenue South
Suite 190
Edina, MN 55435
Business, Collections, Estate Planning and Family
New York Law School
Before starting my own law firm, I worked for law firms in New York City. I represented people and businesses in lawsuits in court. Other clients needed help with transactions for themselves or their businesses. Some of my favorite clients were young families and small business owners and working with them inspired me to start my own law firm in 2011.

WHAT I LEARNED

Starting my own business helped me understand the challenges and opportunities that confront business owners at all stages of their entrepreneurial journeys. I was immediately amazed at the creative and innovative ways that these businesses worked with their customers. We...
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...
Daniel Reiff
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Minnetonka, MN Business Law Lawyer
(612) 421-2175 12800 Whitewater Dr #100
Minnetonka, MN 55343
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Hamline University School of Law
I can spend all kinds of time talking about my background and credentials, like how I graduated summa cum laude from law school, did a prestigious clerkship, and have 15 years of legal experience. But you know what? That's probably not what you want to hear about. You want to know how I can help you.

Here's how I can help you. I help you become a better parent, a better spouse, or a better business owner. I approach my work, not primarily through the lens of a lawyer, but through the lens of one who has personally had to use...
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.
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...
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...
Kelly Klun
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Ely, MN Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(218) 365-3221 1 East Chapman St.
Ely, MN 55731
Business, Construction, Elder and Estate Planning
Hamline University School of Law
Attorney Kelly Klun is successful because she listens to her client’s needs and objectives. She practices primarily in the areas of real estate, estate planning, business law, and probate. Her practice covers a broad range of commercial and residential real estate transactions, with particular focus on commercial leasing, land use, and related development agreements. As for estate planning, she works with families and individuals to ensure that their wishes are achieved and that the estate plan, whether it be a will or trust, is properly carried out. In addition, Kelly routinely prepares health care directives, financial powers...
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...
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....
D. Scott Berry
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Princeton, MN Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(763) 389-0178 206 South Rum River Dr
Princeton, MN 55371
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
William Mitchell College of Law
Karl Kruger
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Rochester, MN Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(507) 280-0100 Barrister Hall
9 1st Street NW
Rochester, MN 55901
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Collections and Divorce
Creighton University
Born and raised in Southeastern Minnesota, Karl has years of experience in general practice. He advises clients on a wide range of legal subjects including commercial and criminal law with special emphasis on family and bankruptcy law. His experience includes a focus on consumer bankruptcy proceedings for businesses and individuals wishing to alleviate the burden of unmanageable debt, as well as non-bankruptcy debt workouts. He has represented numerous individuals and business concerns guiding them from commencement of their bankruptcy case to their discharge, and other post-discharge issues. Karl also has focuses much of his practice on family law, including marital dissolutions, paternity,...
Mary Hahn
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Northfield, MN Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(507) 645-9358 311 Water Street South
Northfield, MN 55057
Business, Construction, Divorce and Employment
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
PRACTICE AREAS
Civil Litigation, General Business, Contract Disputes, Appeals, Family Law, Employment Law, Construction Law

Mary Hahn has honed her skills in the courtroom over the last 25 years, specializing in civil litigation and appellate law, in particular multi-party business litigation, construction law, business contract disputes and divorce proceedings.

She practices in State District Courts and in Federal Court. She has substantial appellate law experience. She serves as the firm’s primary practitioner at the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

BACKGROUND AND EDUCATION

Prior to moving to Northfield in 2000, Hahn practiced law at the Atlanta construction law firm of Shapiro, Fussel, Wedge, Smotherman, Martin & Price.

Hahn...
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...
Jason Wagner
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Rochester, MN Business Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(507) 288-5567 1765 Greenview Drive SW
Rochester, MN 55902
Business, Agricultural, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Minnesota Law School
Jason Wagner serves individuals, families, and businesses in the areas of estate planning, business law, real estate, and farm law. Jason practices law with the Rochester, Minnesota law firm of Ward & Oehler, Ltd., which was founded in 1974. Jason was raised on a farm in Wabasha County. Mr. Wagner received his Juris Doctor degree and business law concentration, magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2013, and his Bachelor of Arts degree, with high distinction, from the University of Minnesota in 2009. Jason was recognized for his commitment to public service in law...
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...
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.
Kristian Kircher
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Bloomington, MN Business Law Attorney
(952) 314-5101 8101 34th Ave. S.
Suite #340
Bloomington, MN 55425
Business, Construction, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
Kristian is an experienced attorney specializing in business/corporate law. He guides entrepreneurs, small business owners, executive management teams, boards of directors, closely-held family businesses, shareholders and investors through all aspects of the business life cycle from entity creation to operation to exit.

Kristian provides value due to his expertise in all sectors of a business. He works with limited liability companies and partnerships, large corporations, nonprofit organizations and cooperatives. Kristian helps guide clients through every business matter they will face, ranging from corporate governance, debt and equity financing, purchase and sales, regulatory compliance, business strategy joint ventures and complex reorganizations. Clients...
Ronald Bowman
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International Falls, MN Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(218) 285-7695 523 3rd Ave
International Falls, MN 56649
Business, Probate and Real Estate
University of Minnesota Law School
Ron Bowman represents buyers, sellers, and lenders in all manner of real estate transactions in Northern Minnesota. Other practice areas include business, banking, and probate. Licensed by the State of Minnesota as an attorney, title insurance agent and land title abstractor.
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...
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...
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.
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
Matthew Robert Doherty
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Plymouth, MN Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(763) 222-2507 3555 Plymouth Blvd, Ste 117
Plymouth, MN 55447
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Collections and Construction
Valparaiso University School of Law
Matt is originally from North Dakota, but had connections to the Twin Cities that drew him to the area. While in law school, Matt served on the Executive Board for the Valparaiso University Law Review and clerked for United States Magistrate Judge Christopher Nuechterlein. Prior to joining the firm in 2007, Matt served a one year clerkship for the Honorable Carol Ronning Kapsner at the North Dakota Supreme Court. Matt is a commercial litigator and appellate lawyer with significant client concentrations in construction, real estate, and manufacturing. Matt often takes an “outside general counsel” approach with his clients. He provides...
Vytas Matthew Rimas
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Minnetonka, MN Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(952) 476-4000 5101 Thimsen Ave.
Suite 204
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and IP
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Rimas Law Firm was founded and is led by attorney Vytas Rimas. Mr. Rimas is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer whose track record of success in complex civil litigation dates back more than 30 years. His litigation experience includes extensive dispositive motion practice, ediscovery and expert practice. In every matter, Mr. Rimas works closely with clients to develop strategies and deliver solutions that have been tailored to meet the specific needs of each. Based in Minneapolis, Rimas Law Firm strives to provide high quality, cost effective legal services to both U.S. and international clients who have concerns...
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.
Lauri Ann Schmid
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Apple Valley, MN Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(952) 953-8843 14985 Glazier Avenue
Suite 525
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Business, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
Hamline University School of Law
Mark David Luther
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Minnetonka, MN Business Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(952) 931-9398 Ridgedale Office Center
13911 Ridgedale Drive; Suite 401B
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Criminal and Divorce
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
I am an attorney in private practice since 1973. I have experience in Minnesota State and Federal courts, as well as Minnesota appellate practice. I charge reasonable fees. I have represented hundreds of clients and I have handled a wide variety of client matters since 1973.
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