James W. Hess

James W. Hess

Founder and Partner
Location:
Elk River, Minnesota
Phone:
763-200-6626
Fax:
763-274-1452
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Business and Corporate Practice
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Probate & Disputes
  • Real Estate Law and Disputes
  • Collections
  • Banking and Lending Law
  • Estate Planning & Trusts
  • Construction Law
  • Foreclosure

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1994
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • Minnesota Supreme Court, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1998

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 1994
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • B.S. - 1988
    • Major: Economics

Representative Cases

  • Veerkamp v. Farmers Cooperative Creamery, Court of Appeals of Minnesota, 573 N.W.2d 715 (Minn. Ct. App. 1998)
  • Zimmerman v. Meyer, A04-1567, Court of Appeals of Minnesota, unpublished decision, 2005 WL 1270742, May 31, 2005
  • Nelson v. Woodlands National Bank, A05-1739, Court of Appeals of Minnesota, unpublished decision, no citation, June 6, 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota Bar Association
  • Elk River Chamber of Commerce

Pro Bono Activities

  • Vice President, Upper Mississippi Smallmouth Club
  • Serve Elk River “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon” Committee
  • Ski parent/ Assistant Coach for the Minnesota Youth Cross Country Ski League