Collaborative, Results-Driven Counsel
Moss & Barnett provides a full range of legal services to businesses and individuals, with a proven track record of achieving superior results. We believe that every client deserves personalized attention, full accountability, and the depth and breadth of expertise that only a full-service firm can provide. Located in downtown Minneapolis, Moss & Barnett includes more than 100 legal professionals working together to achieve our clients’ objectives by serving as both advisors and advocates.

Proven Expertise
Established more than a century ago, our firm has helped shape the legal landscape in Minnesota, while building thriving and diverse national practices. We attract attorneys with a broad spectrum of recognized expertise who focus on providing clients superior legal advice and creative solutions tailored to our clients’ specific needs. Our counsel has proven to be of indispensable value when measured by the most important standard – the success of our clients.

Our Approach
Our team works closely with our clients to create solutions that achieve their objectives and promote efficiency and profitability. We listen and strive to understand each client’s business and personal needs, and then we assemble the right team and work aggressively to offer practical business and litigation strategies to minimize risk, maximize success, and provide effective solutions.

Our Services
For Businesses

  • Accountant Law
  • Business law (including Closely held businesses, Employment Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Securities, Technology)
  • Communications
  • Construction Law
  • Energy and Public Utilities
  • Financial Services
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Finance

For Individuals

  • Estate Planning and Wealth Preservation
  • Family Law

Make a sound business decision today. Learn more about how Moss & Barnett can protect your business, defend your interests, and strengthen your competitive position.

 
Contacts
Contacts
Thomas J. Shroyer
Accountant Law
612-877-5281
Christopher D. Stall
Business Law
612-877-5279
Brian T. Grogan
Communications
612-877-5340
Curtis D. Smith
Construction Law
612-877-5285
Richard J. Johnson
Energy and Public Utilities
612-877-5275
Jana Aune Deach
Family Law
612-877-5305
Kevin M. Busch
Financial Services
612-877-5292
Glen E. Schumann
Intellectual Property
612-877-5282
Matthew P. Kostolnik
Litigation
612-877-5334
Timothy L. Gustin
Multifamily and Commercial Real Estate Finance
612-877-5409
Timothy L. Gustin
Real Estate
612-877-5409
Susan A. King
Wealth Preservation & Estate Planning
612-877-52362

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  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • Communications Law
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Family Law
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trade Secrets Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Utilities Law

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When DNA Isn’t the Tie That Binds


by Brittney M. Miller and James J. Vedder

Determining biological parenthood is as easy as getting a DNA test. Determining legal parenthood is more complicated altogether—especially as the composition of the American family continues to evolve.

When DNA isn't the tie that binds

Trouble at Home


by Brittney M. Miller and James J. Vedder

Decisions about custody and parenting time after a separation or divorce are never simple. Family violence of any kind makes the process all the more complex—and the victim isn’t always the beneficiary.

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Recent Supreme Court Decisions Highlight Need for Estate Planning and Family Lawyers to Collaborate


Recent Supreme Court Decisions Highlight Need for Estate Planning and Family Lawyers to Collaborate

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Make Time for Minutes


Make Time for Minutes

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Richard J.

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Make Time for Minutes


Make Time for Minutes

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Cindy Ackerman on WCCO Radio’s “Ask the Expert” (Segment 4 of 4)


Cindy Ackerman on WCCO Radio’s “Ask the Expert” (Segment 4 of 4)

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Cindy Ackerman on WCCO Radio’s “Ask the Expert” (Segment 3 of 4)


Cindy Ackerman on WCCO Radio’s “Ask the Expert” (Segment 3 of 4)

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Cindy Ackerman on WCCO Radio's "Ask the Expert" (Segment 2 of 4)


Cindy Ackerman on WCCO Radio's "Ask the Expert" (Segment 2 of 4)

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Cindy Ackerman on WCCO Radio's "Ask the Expert" (Segment 1 of 4)


Cindy Ackerman on WCCO Radio's "Ask the Expert" (Segment 1 of 4)

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Paternity Presumptions in the Age of the Modern Family


Paternity Presumptions in the Age of the Modern Family

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Presumptions in Paternity Cases: Who Is the Father in the Eyes of the Law?


Presumptions in Paternity Cases: Who Is the Father in the Eyes of the Law?

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Deadline for Limited Liability Companies


Deadline for Limited Liability Companies

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Deadline for Limited Liability Companies


by Richard J. Kelber

Deadline for Limited Liability Companies

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Dissipation, Depletion, and Depreciation, Oh My! (podcast)


Jim Vedder and Jana Deach talk about some illusive theories in property division in family law – theories such as dissipation, depletion, depreciation, equitable distribution. What do these things mean and how do they impact a case?

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What's Fair About Prenuptial Agreements? (podcast)


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