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Gordon L. Jensen

Contact Info:

Email: GLJ@jspwlaw.com
Phone: (763) 201-0210
Cell: (612) 616-7537
Fax: (763) 493-5193

Certification:

Real Property Law Specialist, certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association, 1990-Present

Address:

8525 Edinbrook Crossing
Suite 201
Brooklyn Park, MN 55

Legal Assistant:

Name: Michele Jockisch
Email: MMJ@jspwlaw.com
Phone: (763) 201-0226
Fax: (763) 493-5193

Areas of Practice:

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Land Development
  • Real Estate Lending
  • Common Interest Communities
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Leasing
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
     

Bar Admissions:

  • Minnesota, 1968
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1968

Education:

  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1968 J.D.
  • Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, USA, 1965 B.A. Major: English
  • Wagner College Institute, Bregenz, Austria, 1963

Representative Clients:

Commercial Lenders
Real Estate Brokers
Commercial Landlords and Tenants
Contractors
Developers
Common Interest Communities
Individual and Entity Sellers
Individual and Entity Buyers

 

Honors and Awards:

  • Business Person of the Year, North Hennepin Chamber of Commerce, 1990
  • President Medallion, North Hennepin Community College Foundation in Recognition of Service to the College, 1992
  • Paul Harris Fellow (Twice Designated), the Paul Harris Fellowship of Rotary International, 1986 and 1990
  • Designated a "Super Lawyer" Real Estate by Law and Politics, 1994 - 2008
  • Designated a "Super Lawyer" Real Estate by Law and Politics, Corporate Counsel Edition, 2009
  • Designated a Top 40 Real Estate Attorney "Super Lawyer", Minnesota Law and Politics, 2003

Professional Organizations:

  • Minnesota State Bar Association - Member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association - Member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Real Property Section - Member and Past Chair
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Real Property Law Section - Member and Past Chair
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Real Property Law Council - Member and Past Chair
  • Minnesota State Bar Association - Minnesota Common Interest Community Act (MCIOA) Committee

Community Involvement:

  • Brooklyn Park Rotary Club - Charter Member and Past Director
  • Brooklyn Park Rotary Foundation - Past Director and Officer
  • Brooklyn Park Village North Task Force- Former Member
  • Brooklyn Park Economic Advisory Commission - Former Member
  • Brooklyn Park Economic Development Commission - Former Commissioner
  • North Hennepin Community College Foundation - Former Director and Past President
  • North Hennepin Chamber of Commerce - Member, Past Director and Past President
  • Brooklyn Park Community Foundation - Director

Seminars and Presentations:

  • 10 Key Issues in Converting Farmland to Neighborhoods, Real Estate Institute, 2014
  • Creative Seller Financing and Selling Options in Today's Market, Real Estate Institute, 2010
  • "Yours, Mine and Ours" Co-Tenancy Agreements, Real Estate Institute, 2007
  • "Do Not Miss" the Issues in your next Commercial Purchase Agreement, Real Estate Institute, 2006
  • Negotiating the Development Contract, Real Estate Institute, 2005
  • The Ins and Outs of Drafting, Implementing and Dissolving Co-Tenancy Agreements, Real Estate Institute, 2004
  • Open Forum on Title Insurance, Real Estate Institute, 2002
  • Real Estate Development Issues, Real Estate Institute, 2002
  • Problem Areas in Real Estate Development Projects, Real Estate Institute, 1999
  • Acquisition of Property for Real Estate Developments, Real Estate Institute, 1998
  • Rights and Obligations Under the Developer’s Agreement, Real Estate Institute, 1997
  • Marketing Issues and Documents for Sale of Developed Land, Real Estate Institute, 1996
  • Negotiating the Development Agreement, Real Estate Institute, 1995
  • The Changing Rule of the Attorney in Residential Transactions, Real Estate Institute, 1995
  • Governmental Approvals, The Development Agreement and the Sale Process, Real Estate Institute, 1994
  • Utilization of Arbitration Procedure in the Real Estate Transaction, Real Estate Institute, 1993
  • Representing Buyers of New Home Construction, Successfully Completing Residential Real Estate Transactions, CLE, 1989
  • Representing the Purchaser and Contractor in New Home Construction, Real Estate Section HCBA, 1988
  • Residential Real Estate Practice, The Purchase and Sale of Residential Real Estate, CLE, 1988
  • Contract Provisions, Building Issues in Construction, Minnesota Builders Association
  • Contracts for Deed, Crow River Board of Realtors, 1988-1998
  • Financing Issues in Residential Transactions, Residential Real Estate Practice A-Z, 1987
  • Issues Involving Contracts for Deed, Contracts for Deed Sponsored by Anoka County Board of Realtors; Closings and Related Issues, 1986
  • Problems and Issues in Residential Real Estate Practice, CLE, 1986
  • Revised "White Pages", Correction of Title Problems in Minnesota, CLE, 1986
  • Closings and Related Issues, Fundamentals of Residential Real Estate Transactions, 1985
  • Closing Issues in Private Law, Minnesota Contracts for Deed and Private Mortgage, Professional Education Systems, Inc., 1984
  • The Residential Closing, The Residential Real Estate Transaction A to Z, 1983
  • Real Property and Other Assets Requiring Special Handling, Buy and Selling a Small Business, 1982
  • Private Mortgages and Due-on-Sale Clauses, Residential Real Estate for the 80’s, CLE, 1981
  • Mortgages, "Due-on-Sale Clauses", PES, Inc., 1981
  • Legal Issues in Cancellation Proceedings, Cancellation of Contracts for Deed, CLE, 1981
  • Tax Issues Including Section 1031 Exchanges, Income Tax Ramifications of Real Estate Acquisition, Ownership and Disposition, 1981
  • Real Estate Exchanges and Tax Implications of Real Estate Exchanges, Contract for Deed and Exchanges, PES, Inc., 1980
  • Pre-Closing Procedure Closing and Post-Closing Responsibilities, Basic Residential Institute, CLE, 1979
  • Fundamentals of Real Estate Finance, "Real Estate Finance", National Practice Institute, CLE, 1979
  • Listing Agreements and Purchase Agreements, CLE, Greater Minneapolis Area Board of Realtors, 1979
  • Legal Issues in Residential Transactions, Real Estate Issues for Minnesota Lawyers and Real Estate Professionals, 1979
  • Listing Agreements and Purchase Agreements, CLE, Greater Minneapolis Area Board of Realtors, 1978
  • The Attorney’s Role in Closing and Post-Closing Responsibilities, Basic Residential Transactions, CLE, 1977
  • Practiced Real Estate for the Young Attorney, "Bridging the Gap" Practiced Law Review Seminar, CLE, 1977

Published Works:

  • Closing and Closing Procedures, Minnesota Real Estate Manual Residential Real Estate, 1984

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