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763.780.8500 Toll Free: 800.422.3486 info@bgs.com

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

Carole Clark Isakson Shareholder, Board of Directors

Practice Group Manager, Head of Data Privacy and Security Committee

Carole Clark Isakson joined the firm in 2016. She enjoys the practice of law and the opportunity to build relationships and play a positive role in her clients’ businesses. Carole is a strong believer that every person can make a difference and in fact, has a duty to use his or her skills to make the world better. She is a lifelong volunteer for individuals and groups needing legal assistance. Outside of work, Carole’s interests include winter, ceramics, quilting, and learning. She also admits to a lifelong love of all things Star Trek.

Practice Areas

  • Technology and Data Privacy Law
  • Software Licensing 
  • IT Contracts and Negotiations
  • Business law
  • Contracts
  • Trademark Registration
  • Entity Formation (corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships)
  • Merger and acquisitions
  • Shareholder rights and disputes
  • Transportation law
  • Creditor rights and remedies
  • Minnesota, 1990
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, 1990, cum laude
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1985, Dean’s List
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Canada-Minnesota Business Council
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Minnesota Trucking Association
  • Minnesota Trucking Association Foundation, Board Member and President 
  • Duluth Superior Transportation Association, Former Board Member
  • Martindale-Hubbel AV® Preeminent™
  • Minnesota State Bar Association North Star Lawyer, 2013-2020 & 2022 for pro bono service
  • Minnesota State Bar Association North Star Lawyer Pro Bono All Stars 7 Years Award, 2020
  • WCCO Good Neighbor Award, 2019
  • Women Venture Featured Volunteer, 2019


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