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

Jeffrey S. Johnson Special Counsel

Jeffrey S. Johnson is a Real Property Law Specialist as certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association. He has been elected as a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. He has extensive experience representing commercial developers, commercial construction companies, shopping center managers, and property management companies. Jeff has been selected by his peers as one of Minnesota’s top lawyers in real property law. 

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate Law
  • Commercial leasing
  • Commercial real estate
  • Condominiums and cooperatives
  • Conveyancing
  • Land use and zoning
  • Landlord/tenant
  • Minnesota, 1979
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 1979
  • J.D., Hamline University School of Law, 1978
  • B.A., History, University of Minnesota, 1975

Board Certified Real Property Specialist, Minnesota State Bar Association

  • Anoka County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Fellow
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Real Property Section
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Real Property Section Chairperson, 1990
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Real Property Certification Council Chairperson, 1989-1990
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Fellow
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers
  • Selected to the Minnesota Members of Leading American Attorneys
  • Minnesota Super Lawyer, 2003-present
  • Martindale-Hubbel AV® Preeminent™, 1985-present
  • Distinguished Service Award Real Property Section MSBA 2020


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