Jay P. Karlovich

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Shareholder since 2000
Location:
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Phone:
651-451-1831
Fax:
651-450-7384
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Jay P. Karlovich joined the firm in 1995 as an Associate and became a Shareholder in 2000. He serves as the City Attorney for the cities of Mahtomedi and Fridley. Mr. Karlovich also serves eminent domain legal counsel to the firm's municipal clients and serves a special eminent domain legal council to other metropolitan cities. He has extensive experience in municipal, governmental, real estate, land use, and eminent domain law. Mr. Karlovich serves as the Chair of the firm's Litigation Practice Group as well as the Chair of the firm's Real Estate Practice Group.

Areas of Practice

  • Municipal and Governmental Law
  • Real Estate and Land Use Law
  • Eminent Domain Litigation
  • Civil Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota Supreme Court, 1994
  • North Dakota, 1994
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1995
  • Arizona Supreme Court, 2013

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St Paul, Minnesota
    • Juris Doctorate - 1994
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
    • M.B.A., Finance - 1988
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    • B.S., Civil Engineering - 1984

Representative Clients

  • City Attorney, City of Mahtomedi, 2000 - Present
  • City Attorney, City of Fridley, 2018 - Present
  • City Attorney, City of Forest Lake, 2014 - 2017

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized as a Super Lawyer in Governmental Law
  • Recognized as a Super Lawyer in Eminent Domain Law
  • Licensed Professional Civil Engineer, State of Arizona (1988-Present)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, 1995 - Present
  • First Judicial District Bar Association, 1995 - Present
  • Dakota County Bar Association, 1995 - Present
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Eminent Domain Section, 1995 - Present
  • State of Minnesota, Professional Engineer, 1990 - 2001
  • State of Arizona, Professional Engineer, 1988 - Present
  • River Heights Chamber of Commerce, 1995 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • LeVander, Gillen & Miller, P.A., Associate Attorney, 1995 - 1999
  • Minnesota Department of Transportation - St. Paul, MN, Engineer, Project Manager, 1990 - 1995
  • McDonnell Douglas Corporation - Long Beach, CA, Engineer, Scientist, Airline Business Manager, 1987 - 1990
  • Goodyear Aerospace Corporation - Goodyear, AZ, Engineer, Scientist, 1985 - 1987
  • United States Department of Health & Human Services - Kincheloe, MI, Engineer, 1984 - 1985

Pro Bono Activities

  • Planning, Parks and Eminent Domain Comissioner