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200 Coon Rapids Blvd. NW, #400
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

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Exceeding expectations with unwavering ethical standards and innovative legal services

A Tradition of Excellence Since 1938

We are proud of our reputation as a respected Minnesota law firm, and we take our roles as members of the community very seriously. Through the commitment of our attorneys, paralegals, and administrative staff, we have developed long-standing relationships with our clients as we work to achieve our mission.

Practice Areas

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Car accidents

Car accidents occur every day, often with serious injuries or fatalities. No matter the cause of the accident, we can help.

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Criminal defense

Our team of criminal defense attorneys devotes our best efforts to securing a positive outcome for your situation.

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Divorce

Our qualified attorneys work hard to ensure that you understand the divorce process and options available to you.

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Dui & Dwi defense

An experienced attorney is critical when facing a DUI/DWI charge, as many people simply do not know their full rights.

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Banking Law

Our experienced attorneys serve as advisors to banks, bank holding companies, and other financial institutions.

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Collection Law

The collection attorneys at our firm work with companies in many industries to resolve issues of uncollected receivables.

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commercial litigation

Our experienced commercial litigation attorneys are able to represent clients in state, federal, and appellate courts.

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CORPORATE & BUSINESS LAW

Clients can depend on our experienced attorneys for assistance with a wide range of corporate and business law issues.

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EMPLOYMENT LAW

Our seasoned attorneys are experienced in all phases of Minnesota employment law for large or small employers.

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ENFORCEMENT OF OUT-OF-STATE JUDGMENTS

We can take foreign judgments from other states and jurisdictions, properly file them in Minnesota, and pursue full collection of those judgments.

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ESTATE PLANNING & PROBATE & TRUST ADMINISTRATION

Our team of estate planning attorneys understands the importance of planning for the future.

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FAMILY LAW

Our compassionate, competent family law attorneys handle family disputes with both legal expertise and sensitivity.

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PERSONAL INJURY

If you have suffered an injury because of others’ negligence, our knowledgeable personal injury attorneys can help.

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GOVERNMENT LAW

The attorneys of Barna, Guzy & Steffen have represented government entities across Minnesota for more than 50 years.

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LABOR LAW

We handle a full range of diverse labor relations matters on behalf of public and private employers of all sizes.

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MEDIATION

Mediation allows both family and business legal matters to be addressed in a more efficient, cost-effective manner.

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REAL ESTATE LAW

Our real estate attorneys offer extensive experience in all facets of commercial development across the Twin Cities.

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TECHNOLOGY & DATA PRIVACY LAW

We can help navigate issues related to intellectual property, data security, data privacy, technology, and software.

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TRANSPORTATION LAW

Transportation is an area of business that can change daily. Count on our experienced attorneys for legal assistance.

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Attorneys Committed to Helping Clients Succeed

Trust, dedication, and professionalism are essential to the success of any business relationship. We believe these characteristics are the essence of integrity, and we strive to nurture these values within our firm. Since our inception, the attorneys at Barna, Guzy & Steffen have been committed to providing comprehensive legal services within the framework of professional excellence.

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John T. Buchman

John T. Buchman has been helping injured people get reimbursed for lost income and medical bills for…

Practice Areas:
  • Car Accidents
  • Personal Injury
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Thomas M. Caturia

Thomas M. Caturia joined the firm of Barna, Guzy & Steffen in 2016 as a Law Clerk while attendin…

Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Law
  • Corporate & Business Law
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Carole Clark Isakson

Practice Group Manager, Head of Data Privacy and Security Committee Carole Clark Isakson joined t…

Practice Areas:
  • Technology and Data Privacy Law
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Corporate & Business Law
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Joseph J. Deuhs, Jr.

Joseph J. Deuhs, Jr. joined Barna, Guzy & Steffen after practicing for more than 25 years at the…

Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate Law
  • Banking Law
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Beverly K. Dodge

Beverly K. Dodge joined the firm of Steffen & Munstenteiger (the predecessor firm of Barna, Guzy…

Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
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Timothy D. Erb

Timothy D. Erb is a shareholder in our Real Estate department. He practices in both commercial and r…

Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate Law
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Tyler W. Eubank

Tyler W. Eubank is an associate in our Litigation and Employment Law departments. He previously work…

Practice Areas:
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
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Daniel D. Ganter, Jr.

Practice Areas:
  • Business Law
  • Corporate & Business Law
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Lindsay K. Fischbach

Lindsay K. Fischbach is an associate in our Family Law Department. She has been exclusively practici…

Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
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Bobbi Hermanson-Albers

Bobbi Hermanson-Albers is an associate in our Estate Planning department. She has worked with indivi…

Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate & Trust Administration
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James D. Hoeft

Practice Areas:
  • Government Law
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William F. Huefner

William F. Huefner (Bill) joined BGS as an attorney in 1993. Prior to attending law school Bill work…

Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate & Trust Administration
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Michael F. Hurley

Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate Law
  • Banking Law
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Jeffrey S. Johnson

Jeffrey S. Johnson is a Real Property Law Specialist as certified by the Minnesota State Bar Associa…

Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate Law
  • Banking Law
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Bradley A. Kletscher

Employment Law and Business Litigation and Labor/Government Practice Group Manager Bradley A. Kle…

Practice Areas:
  • Employment Law
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Enforcement of Out-of-State Judgments
  • Collection Law
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Karen K. Kurth

Karen K. Kurth represents clients involved in business, employment, and estate matters. She has expe…

Practice Areas:
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Enforcement of Out-of-State Judgments
  • Collection Law
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Scott M. Lepak

Chair, Marketing Committee; Affirmative Action Officer; Chair, Long Range Planning Commission; Board…

Practice Areas:
  • Labor Law
  • Employment Law
  • Government Law
  • Arbitration
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Jennifer C. Moreau

Jennifer C. Moreau is an experienced attorney in all aspects of civil litigation and provides expert…

Practice Areas:
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
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Joan M. Quade

Joan M. Quade has more than 30 years of legal practice and negotiating and/or litigation solutions t…

Practice Areas:
  • Mediation
  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
  • Collection Law
  • Commercial Litigation
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Erik C. Ordahl

Erik C. Ordahl is an experienced real estate attorney who has worked with clients in commercial and …

Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate Law
  • Banking Law
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Elizabeth A. Schading

Elizabeth A. Schading is an experienced family lawyer and Minnesota Statewide ADR Rule 114 Neutral M…

Practice Areas:
  • Mediation
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
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David R. Schaps

David R. Schaps is an experienced attorney in the areas of labor arbitration, economic development, …

Practice Areas:
  • Government Law
  • Labor Law
  • Employment Law
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Tammy J. Schemmel

Tammy is a shareholder in the Commercial Real Estate department and a member of the firm’s Boa…

Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate Law
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Charles M. Seykora

Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate Law
  • Banking Law
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Herman L. Talle

Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate Law
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Adriel B. Villarreal

Adriel B. Villarreal’s areas of practice include personal injury and criminal defense law. Adr…

Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI & DWI Defense
  • Car Accidents
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Thomas R. Wentzell

Thomas R. Wentzell is an experienced attorney in the areas of real estate development, leasing, fina…

Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate Law
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Nicole R. Wiebold

Nicole R. Wiebold has experience in litigation, business transaction matters, and consumer credit li…

Practice Areas:
  • Transportation Law
  • Technology and Data Privacy Law
  • Corporate & Business Law
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James H. Wills

James Wills was one of the founding partners of the former law firm of Kalina, Wills, Grisvold &…

Practice Areas:
  • Transportation Law
  • Business Law
  • Corporate & Business Law
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Testimonials

  • I am very pleased with the professionalism of Barna, Guzy and Steffen. They helped me settle an employment issue and were very prompt and competitive. I strongly recommend them if you are looking for professional, honesty and friendly service. And their staff is awesome!

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  • Great people.

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  • Divorce is not easy and a custody battle is the worst, I have had the opportunity to work with Lindsay Fischbach and she has been such an amazing help! I can't wait for this all to be over ,but she has helped me tremendously with the ongoing Battle, she is always willing to help even if she is out of the office, checks her emails on the weekend and responds in a timely…

    Jackie K

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  • Lawyer there was very helpfully even without hiring her. Thank you

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  • I recommend BGS to anyone who is looking to get fast and the best results for their legal matters. They are very knowledgeable and trustworthy. They went above and beyond my expectations for my case. Unlike other law firms, I didn't feel rushed and uncomfortable. They took their time to answer all my questions and address all my concerns. Amazing customer service! They are…

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  • I have the utmost respect for Elizabeth Schading, Esq (Liz). Liz did a wonderful job working with me and is extremely competent, very knowledgeable in her field and she is very nice. Liz is one of the best attorneys I have ever met and is at the top of my most 'admired person' list. I have enjoyed our discussions, where her advice will ultimately make me a better person.

    Daniel C

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  • Friendly, reliable, knowledgeable and trustworthy.

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