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Timothy†J.†Kuntz†
Saint Paul, Minnesota,
Shareholder, since 1980
phone 651-451-1831
888-451-1831
fax 651-450-7384
email Email Me

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, 1975
Juris Doctorate
Law Review: Minnesota Law Review

University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, 1972
Bachelor of Arts
Honors:†Summa Cum Laude
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 Taught:

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
Presidentís 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, 1999 - 2002
Governorís Judicial Selection Committee
Minnesota State Bar Association, 1985 - 1990
Board of Governors
Minnesota State Bar Association, 1997 - 2002
River Heights Chamber of Commerce
First District Bar Association Board, 1999 - 2000
Secretary/Treasurer
First District Bar Association Board, 2001Vice President
First District Bar Association Board, 2002President
Dakota County Bar Association, 2001 - Present Secretary/Treasurer
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

Birth Information:

1950