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  1. Business: 60%
    18 years, 200 cases
  2. Litigation: 20%
    32 years, 100 cases
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 10%
    18 years, 100 cases
  4. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 10%
    25 years, 50 cases

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527 Marquette Ave So, Ste 860
Minneapolis, MN, 55402


MNAuthorized to practice198307/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
super lawyerMinnesota Super Lawyers2010
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
partnerwallen-friedman & floyd, pa2002 - Present
partnerpaul m. floyd, pa2000 - 2002
partnerrau & floyd, pllp1996 - 2000
partnerfruth & anthony, pa1987 - 1996
AssociateArthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala, P.A.1984 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hennepin County Bar FoundationChairman2006 - 2007
Hennepin County Bar Foundationmember2003 - 2010
Minnesota State Bar Associationmember1984 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
hurwitz v. paddenaffirmed by mn ct app
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Publication nameTitleDate
mn cleminnesota corporate deskbook2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Bethel University and Seminarynew testamentmaster of divinity1980
Judson CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
webcastdeparting from a law firm2010
webcasthow to start a law firm2010
solo & small firm strategic conferencerepresenting the professional2010
solo & small firm strategic conferencebusiness plan for a law firm2010