Korine Land

Korine Land

Shareholder since 2002
Location:
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Phone:
651-451-1831
888-451-1831
Fax:
651-450-7384
Email:

Kori Land joined the firm in 1996 as an Associate and became a Shareholder in 2002. She has served as City Attorney for the City of West St. Paul and the West St. Paul Economic Development Authority since 2003 and as City Attorney for the City of South St. Paul and the City of Randolph since 2008. Ms. Land also is general counsel to the South Metro Fire Department, a full-time joint fire department that serves the Cities of West St. Paul and South St. Paul through a Joint Powers Agreement. South Metro Fire also operates a BLS ambulance service on behalf of its Cities through a subcontract with HealthEast Ambulance.  She has extensive experience in municipal law ranging in issues from open meeting law, data practices, joint powers agreements, ordinances, personnel, labor negotiations, land use, zoning, planning, economic development, prosecution, mutual aid agreements, antenna rental, public improvements, assessment hearings and many other issues that cities face on a daily basis. 

Areas of Practice

  • Municipal and Government Law
  • Real Estate and Land Use
  • Employment

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1995
  • Wisconsin, 2001
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1998

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. cum laude - 1995
    • Law Review: William Mitchell Law Review, Associate Editor, 1993 - 1995
  • Augustana College, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States of Amercia
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1992

Published Works

  • "With Liberty and Juvenile Justice for All: Extending the Right to a Jury Trial to the Juvenile Courts", 20 William Mitchell Law Review 835, 1994

Representative Clients

  • City Attorney, City of West St. Paul, since 2003
  • City Attorney, City of South St. Paul, since 2008
  • City Attorney, City of Randolph, since 2008
  • General Counsel, West St. Paul Economic Development Authority, since 2003
  • General Counsel, South Metro Fire Department, since 2008

Classes/Seminars

  • Co-Lecturer with Honorable Judge Leslie Metzen, "Community Court: A New Environment for Code Violations" , Minnesota Association of City Attorneys, 2004
  • Lecturer, "Dangerous Dogs", Minnesota Association of City Attorneys, 2009
  • Lecturer, "Administrative Citations: An Alternative to Criminal Citations", Minnesota Association of City Attorneys, 2010

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Service Award, West St. Paul/Mendota Heights Rotary Club, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota City Attorney's Association, President, 2008 - Present
  • West St. Paul/Mendota Heights Rotary Club, 1999 - Present
  • West St. Paul/Mendota Heights Rotary Club, President, 2005 - 2006
  • West St. Paul/Mendota Heights Rotary Club, Communications Chair, 2006 - Present
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers, 2001 - Present
  • River Heights Chamber of Commerce, 1996 - Present
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, 1996 - Present
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association, 2001 - Present
  • First Judicial District Bar Association, 1997 - Present
  • Dakota County Bar Association, 1997 - Present
  • West St. Paul/Mendota Heights Rotary Club, Secretary, 2009 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • LeVander, Gillen & Miller, P.A., Associate Attorney, 1996 - 2001

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Assistance of Dakota County
  • Loaves & Fishes
  • Neighbors, Inc. Adopt-A-Family Program
  • Ronald McDonald House