Municipal Law and Land Use

At Kelly & Lemmons, P.A., we have worked with a number of municipalities regarding a variety of legal matters. The municipalities that we have worked with understand that in order to effectively govern, comprehensive legal advice is needed. This is so there is foresight in various situations that ensure obstacles are effectively navigated. Sound legal advice also results in better growth and development.

With our decades of experience in the area of municipal law and land use matters in both Minnesota and Wisconsin, our clients know that they are receiving powerful advocates who are focused on workable solutions so that everyone involved can move forward.

Minneapolis Municipal Law Attorneys For Minnesota & Western Wisconsin

We have served clients in a number of municipalities that include White Bear Township, Gem Lake, and Taylors Falls. We have consulted on a number of special projects. Clients in St. Croix Falls, Osseo, Cottage Grove, and many other areas have benefitted from the advice that we have been able to provide on these projects so that all legalities are covered before they can potentially become an issue. If a matter is disputed, then we are there to help all parties reach a resolution.

Basically, we have helped shape municipal policy. Nearly Minnesota municipal law lawyer in our firm is knowledgeable in municipal law. Our attorneys practice in the areas of real estate law, eminent domain, administrative law, civil litigation, and corporate law. Patrick J. Kelly, senior partner, has been practicing law since 1978 and this includes 28 years as a city attorney for Maplewood. In 2006 he became president of the Minnesota State Bar Association and is in a position in which he can influence public policy and state law on behalf of clients.

Dedicated Representation In Civil Law Matters

In addition to representing municipalities, Kelly & Lemmons, P.A. also represents landlords, developers, and property owners in municipal law issues, especially those involving land use. Our firm can represent either party in the following matters:

  • Land use density
  • Drafting and revision of city ordinances
  • Planning and zoning
  • Contesting or defending assessment appeals
  • Condemnation
  • Permitted use and variance
  • Creation of joint powers entities
  • Negotiation of joint powers agreements
  • Labor disputes and employee contracts
  • Drafting of mutual aid and other agreements

Our skilled trial attorneys are prepared to serve clients in the Minneapolis, St. Paul, and western Wisconsin areas through mediation, arbitration, or litigation. We have also successfully appealed important decisions on behalf of our clients before the State Supreme Court and the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

Contact A Minnesota Municipal Law Attorney

Municipal law and real estate law can go hand-in-hand in many matters, especially in cases of eminent domain, zoning, rezoning, and other such issues. If you are an individual or a municipality and you have a dispute, it is important to have an experienced and qualified attorney advocating for you throughout the matter in order to seek a solution to the problem. To learn more about how Kelly & Lemmons, P.A. can help you, call 651-224-3781.