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Greta Bjerkness

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Practice Areas:

  • Governmental
  • Eminent Domain
  • Real Estate

Greta joined the firm in 2021 and became a Shareholder in 2023. Prior to joining the firm Greta served as an Assistant Dakota County Attorney. Greta concentrates her practice in real estate, specifically in the area of eminent domain where she represents cities and government entities in acquiring property rights for use in public improvement projects. Greta has successfully tried many cases in front of condemnation commissioners and reached favorable outcomes for her clients through mediation. In addition to eminent domain matters, Greta handles Torrens proceedings, real property sales and leases, and land use & zoning matters. She also advises clients on general municipal law matters including data practices, ordinances and code enforcement.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Greta worked in research and development at an international cosmetics company. She then received her law degree at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul. Greta is an active member of the MSBA's Real Property Legislative Committee, the Dakota County Bar Association, and is a graduate of Minnesota Women Lawyers' Leadership Institute.


  • William Mitchell College of Law
    • Juris Doctorate (J.D.), 2009
  • College of St. Benedict
    • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), 2005

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota Supreme Court, 2009
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2012


  • Dakota County Attorney's Office (2018 - 2021)
  • Wilford, Geske & Cook, P.A. (2012 - 2018)

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Dakota County Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association - Eminent Domain Section
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • Minnesota Eminent Domain Counsel's Association

Publications & Seminars

Honors & Awards

  • Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017 - 2019

Volunteer & Pro-Bono Activities

  • MSBA Real Property Section Legislative Subcommittee (2016 - Present)
  • Woodbury Parks & Natural Resources Commission member (2015 - 2022)
  • MSBA High School Mock Trial Judge (2010 - 2017)