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Timothy J. Kuntz

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Shareholder since 1980
Location:
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Phone:
651-451-1831
888-451-1831
Fax:
651-450-7384
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Municipal and Governmental Law
  • Corporate Transactions
  • Business Organization
  • Probate and Estate Planning
  • Litigation Strategy and Consultation

Litigation Percentage

  • 40% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1978

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Juris Doctorate - 1975
    • Law Review: Minnesota Law Review
  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
    • Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude - 1972
    • Honors: Ford Merit Scholar
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Representative Clients

  • City of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
  • City of Sunfish Lake, Minnesota
  • Cemstone Products Company
  • Twin City Concrete Products Co.
  • Spec-Mix, Inc.
  • Petro-Plus - Twin Cities, Inc.
  • F-D Investments, Inc.
  • Delta Development, Inc.
  • River Run Properties, LLC
  • ReMax Realty 100, LLC
  • Midwest Guaranty Title, Inc.
  • Dakota Conservators, Inc.

Classes/Seminars

  • Presenter, "Open Meeting Law, Data Practices, Conflicts of Interest, Personal Liability, and Ethics", Newly Elected Officials Conference, 1987 - 2005
  • Lecturer, Open Meeting Law and Data Practices, Lorman Seminar (St. Paul), 2004
  • Lecturer, Law and Urban Land Use Planning, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, 2004
  • Lecturer, Hot Topics in Land Use, Real Estate Institute, 2003
  • Lecturer, City Attorney Update - Disposal of City Real Property: Notice, Practice and Process, 2003
  • Lecturer, Zoning Issues, Minnesota Aggregate Mining Conference (St. Cloud), 2003
  • Lecturer, Open Meeting Law and Data Practices, Lorman Seminar (St. Paul), 2003
  • Lecturer, City Attorney Update - Ethical Considerations Relating to Position of City Attorney, 2003
  • Lecturer, Land Use Law Update, Minnesota Chapter of the American Planning Association, 2001
  • Lecturer, "The Challenges of Conflict of Interest and Incompatibility of Offices", Minnesota Association of City Attorneys 2001 City Attorney Update, 2001
  • Lecturer, "Developing Land and Getting Local Government Approval: The 10 Hottest Issues", 2000 Real Estate Institute, 2000
  • Lecturer, "Developing Land and Getting Local Government Approval: The 10 Hottest Issues", Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, 2000
  • Lecturer, "The Nuts and Bolts of Data Practices", Minnesota Association of City Attorneys 2000 City Attorney Update, 2000
  • Guest Speaker, "Land Use Topics", Sensible Land Use Coalition, 1999
  • Lecturer, "Behind Closed Doors: The Whys and How Tos of Closed Meetings", Minnesota Association of City Attorneys 1999 City Attorney Update, 1999
  • Lecturer, Municipal Clerk Advanced Academy Program, Program Management, University College, 1997
  • Lecturer, Municipal Clerk Advanced Academy Program, Program Management, University of Minnesota, 1997
  • Lecturer, "The Nuts and Bolts of Easements", Minnesota Association of City Attorneys 1997 City Attorney Update, 1997
  • Lecturer, "What City Officials Can and Cannot Do", League of Minnesota Cities Annual Conference, Rochester, Minnesota, 1996
  • Lecturer, "Employment Law", Minnesota Association of City Attorneys 1996 City Attorney Update, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1996
  • Lecturer, "Special Update for Elected Officials", League of Minnesota Cities Annual Conference, Duluth, Minnesota, 1995
  • Lecturer, "Open Meeting", League of Minnesota Cities Annual Conference, Duluth, Minnesota, 1995
  • Speaker, "Questions on Local Law Issues", Minnesota State Bar Association Municipal and Public Law Section, 1995
  • Lecturer, "Cleaning Up Your City - The Legal Issues", Minnesota Association of City Attorneys 1995 City Attorney Update, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1995
  • Speaker, "Special Update for Elected Officials", League of Minnesota Cities Annual Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1994
  • Lecturer, "Open Meeting", League of Minnesota Cities Annual Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1994
  • Lecturer, "Taking Issues", Minnesota Association of City Attorneys 1993 City Attorney Update, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1993
  • Speaker, "Legal Questions Facing Clerks", Minnesota City Clerk's Association Conference, 1993
  • Lecturer, "Land Use Issues", Minnesota Association of City Attorneys 1993 City Attorney Update, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1993
  • Speaker, "Methods for Funding Infrastructure Improvements", League of Minnesota Cities Annual Conference, Bloomington, Minnesota, 1992
  • Lecturer, "Terminating an Employee", Minnesota Association of City Attorneys 1992 City Attorney Update, 1992
  • Speaker, "Non-Traditional City Fees for Generating Revenue", Minnesota Association of City Attorneys Annual Meeting, Rochester, 1991
  • Speaker, "Update on Council Meetings and the New Open Meeting Law and Data Practices Act", Minnesota League of Cities Annual Conference, Rochester, Minnesota, 1991
  • Speaker, "Open Meeting Law and Data Practices", Municipal Clerks and Finance Officials Annual Conference, 1990
  • Lecturer, "Planned Unit Developments", Minnesota Association of City Attorneys 1989 City Attorney Update, Minnetonka, Minnesota, 1989
  • Lecturer, "What Documents Should be Recorded", Minnesota Association of City Attorneys 1987 City Attorney Update, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1987
  • Lecturer, "If I Were a Czar - Suggested Improvements to Municipal Law", Minnesota Association of City Attorneys 1986 City Attorney Update, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1986

Honors and Awards

  • Special Recognition Award, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Recognized by Law & Leading Attorneys in the area of Federal, State and Local Governmental Law
  • President’s Award - Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Recognized as Super Lawyer in Governmental Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota Client Security Board, 1997 - 2002
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Task Governance Force, 2003 - 2004
  • First Judicial District, Governor’s Judicial Selection Committee, 1999 - 2002
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Board of Governors, 1985 - 1990
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, 1997 - 2002
  • River Heights Chamber of Commerce
  • First District Bar Association Board, Secretary/Treasurer, 1999 - 2000
  • First District Bar Association Board, Vice President, 2001
  • First District Bar Association Board, President, 2002
  • Dakota County Bar Association, Secretary/Treasurer, 2001 - Present
  • LeVander, Gillen, Miller, P.A., President of the Board
  • LeVander, Gillen, Miller, P.A., Member, Finance and Management Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • LeVander, Gillen, Miller, P.A., Associate Attorney, 1975 - 1980

Pro Bono Activities

  • International Mentor Program, 1993 - 2002
  • All Saints Church, Finance Committee, 1980 - 2000