David K Porter

David K Porter
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Elder Law Attorney

Minneapolis, MN

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RATING

9.0

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This lawyer has been disciplined by a state licensing authority.

Languages

English

About Me

More than 30 years experience as a reliable, useful, and affordable lawyer with a neighborhood practice in south Minneapolis. I help people with inter-generational transfers. It is much easier and cheaper to plan around family disputes, taxes, and nursing home expenses. There are cheaper ways to avoid probate than paying for a canned living trust. I think too many people get taken on those...

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Client Reviews

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Very Nice

Posted by: a Elder Law client 11 months ago.

David was very nice however I believe he may need a receptionist. We had a scheduled appt but he wasn't in the office at that scheduled time. I...

Highly Recommend

Posted by: Colleen almost 2 years ago.

I'm the oldest of 8 children, and one of my siblings was taking financial advantage of my elderly parents. I contacted David Porter for advice on...
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Endorsements

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Christopher Robert Walsh
Christopher Walsh

Minneapolis, MN

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Friend

I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Porter is able to draw on his many years experience and apply it to Wills and Estates questions for me and my clients and...
Kenneth Lee LaBore
Kenneth LaBore

Minneapolis, MN

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Porter is a very experienced and knowledgeable attorney.
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Résumé

License

1976 License Status: Authorized to practice for the state of Minnesota.
Last updated by Avvo: 08/06/2014

1 Citation found

In 1990 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of Minnesota.

Citation type: Suspension

This means the attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

David’s comment: Bipolar Affective Disorder successfully treated; Reinstated. Recognized leader in providing services to other lawyers through Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers.

Education

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1976 Juris Doctor in Law

Hamline University School of Law

Awards

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2010 Certification as Real Estate Specialist

Minnesota State Bar Association

Portfolio

Publications

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1996 The Reinstatement Process in Minnesota

Hennepin County Bar Association

1995 The Need for a Lawyer Assistance Program in Minnesota

Bench & Bar of Minnesota

Speaking Engagements

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2010 Chemical Dependency and Mental Health Issues for Lawyers

at Annual Solosmall Conference