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Jonathon Lee Farnsworth

also known as Jon L Farnsworth

Practice areas:

Business, Internet, Litigation, Real Estate, Computer Fraud

About Me

Jon is an attorney who represents business clients in their technology, business, real estate, eviction, contract, and civil litigation legal matters.  He also represents clients in internet law related issues, including defamtion claims, UDRP arbitrations and ACPA litigation. He works in St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Business: 35%
    8 years
  2. Internet: 25%
    8 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
    8 years
  4. Real Estate: 15%
    8 years
  5. Computer Fraud: 5%
    8 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($1-345/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Graham Mather Martin

    I have known Jon since law school and he has always been a dedicated professional. He takes his work seriously, keeps on top of the state of the law, and places his clients first. Jon is a great colleague and an excellent attorney to have on your team.

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    Graham Martin Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Eric Michael Palmer

    I endorse this lawyer. Jon is a driven and precise business litigator. I would not hesitate to recommend Jon's services.

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    Eric Palmer Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Felhaber, Larson, Fenlon & Vogt P.A.

220 South Sixth Street
Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN, 55402

Felhaber, Larson, Fenlon & Vogt P.A.

444 Cedar St., Suite 2100
St. Paul, MN, 55101

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MNAuthorized to practice200806/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Kroll Ontrack E-Discovery Course CertificationKroll Ontrack2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Vice President of BoardSt. Paul Urban Tennis2014 - 2015
AttorneyFelhaber, Larson, Fenlon & Vogt P.A.2007 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Minnesota State Bar Association, Computer and Technology Law SectionCo-Chair2015 - Present
Minnesota State Bar Association, Computer and Technology Law SectionTreasurer2014 - 2015
Minnesota State Bar Association, Computer and Technology Law SectionSection Council Member2010 - Present
Ramsey County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Valley Creek Mall, LLC vs Snyder's Drug Stores (Minn. Dist. Ct.)Won (Commercial tenant evicted)
American Building Contractors, Inc. vs. Asset Restoration & Remodeling, LLC, et. al. (Minn.App. A09-294)Won (Opposing party's appeal denied)
Business acquisitions (multiple)Successful closings

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
StarTribuneCompanies need a detailed data breach battle plan2015
Minnesota Business MagazineFive Easily Avoidable Legal Pitfalls2012
PendingThree Tips to a Successful Contract Negotiation2012
Minnesota CLESummary Guide to Construction Defect Claims2012
Felhaber Law FirmNo Good Deed Goes Unpunished In Will Contests: Personal Representatives who volunteer to administer estates should avoid these ten common mistakes2011
Felhaber Real Estate NewsletterSix Steps for Landlords to Maximize Eviction and Collection Efforts2010
St. Paul Area Chamber of CommerceKey Considerations for your Buy-sell Agreement2010
Minnesota Funeral Directors AssociationRevisiting Tri-State and Bayview’s Skeletons: The Legal Lessons Learned From Two Outrageous Examples Of Crematory Misconduct2010
Felhaber Law FirmAvoid Five Common Mistakes Made By Residential Landlords2010
ClientKey Warranty Issues White Paper2010
Minnesota Business MagazineThe Way to Start Your Business Parternship Right2010
Minnesota State Bar Association - HearsayDon't Lose "New" Business Clients Before You Fully Retain Them: Key Domain Name Considerations Needed Before Incorporating New Businesses2009
Felhaber.comDevelopers Earning Green for Building “Green”2009
Minnesota Real Estate Journal and American Apartment Owners AssociationTen Common Landlord Mistakes: The Keys to Dealing with Delinquency and Eviction Proceedings2009
Upsize MagazineHow to Properly Pick and Register Your Company's Internet Domain Name2009
ClientFAR Out! Understanding Changes to Federal Acquisition Regulations to Obtain Stimulus Money2009
ClientIt's Not Easy Being Green: Legal Pitfalls of Green Construction2008
ClientWithdrawn Bids – When is a Bid a Binding Contract?2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of St. Thomas-Opus College of BusinessN/AMasters Business Administration (MBA)2008
University of St. Thomas School of Law - MinneapolisN/AJuris Doctorate (JD) (Cum laude)2008
Gustavus Adolphus CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude)2004
Gustavus Adolphus CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude)2004
Institute for Economic and Political Studies ProgramN/ALondon, England1999

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Ramsey County Bar AssociationInternet Law for the Estate Planner2015
NACBA 2015Copyright Law 1012015
NACBA 2015Contract Law 1012015
Investment ClubHot Button Legal Issues Involving the Internet2015
Launching New VenturesLegal Issues 101 for Entrepreneurs2014
National Association of Church Business AdministrationCopyright and the Church2013
National Association of Church Business AdministrationHow to hire an attorney2013
University of St. Thomas Law School - NegotiationTips for Successful Negotiations2012
Law Student Networking MixerPanelist on legal job networking for law students2012
Computer Law Section15 of the Top Computer Law-Related Decisions That Every Lawyer Should Know2011
Civil Litigation and New Lawyer SectionsEffective Deposition Techniques: What litigators can learn from modern film and television clips (and a few real life examples too)2011
Social NetworkingMy Space or Your Space: The Employment Law Implications of Social Networking2010
Employment Law SeminarEmployers' Obligation to Retain and Preserve Written and Electronic Documents2009