On Your Side Concerning Municipal And Government Law
LeVander, Gillen & Miller, P.A. is proud of its long history of representing cities, dating back to 1957, and its legacy of political involvement and community service. From small communities, to first-ring suburbs, to growing communities, we serve our municipal clients with expertise and pride. All attorneys in our municipal and government law practice group are knowledgeable in addressing complicated municipal issues to ensure that cities are equipped to implement their policies and goals within the framework of the closely regulated municipal arena.
LeVander, Gillen & Miller, P.A. serves as the city attorneys for the cities of South St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights, Sunfish Lake, Mahtomedi, Cottage Grove, Forest Lake, Stillwater, Lilydale, Randolph, and Hastings. Each of the communities brings its own set of unique issues and challenges. Accordingly, our municipal attorneys stay abreast of the latest changes in law and approaches to management of a city government. We are able to share our collective knowledge and experience with each municipal client.
The types of matters handled on a regular basis by the attorneys in our Governmental Practice Group include open meeting law, Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, eminent domain, easements, public contracting, real estate acquisitions, city charters, public safety, election laws, development and redevelopment projects, ordinance drafting, special assessments, licensing, employment issues, code enforcement, leases, joint powers agreements, municipal airports, human resources, economic development authorities, planning and zoning and other land use matters.
We frequently serve as outside counsel for other municipalities and organizations when conflicts arise or when our specialized expertise is desired by other communities.
Many of the firm’s municipal attorneys serve as regular lecturers and speakers for the League of Minnesota Cities and Minnesota Association of City Attorneys and at other statewide conferences and educational seminars on municipal topics.