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Sarah Emily Fisher

Sarah Emily Fisher

also known as Sarah E. Fisher-Otten

Practice areas:

Debt Collection, Real Estate, Litigation, Estate Planning, Construction & Development

About Me

I represent businesses and individuals in transactions and lawsuits. My practice includes real estate matters such as residential and commercial sales and purchases, contracts for deed, leasing, resolution of boundary disputes and title defects, mortgage and mechanic's lien foreclosures, and landlord rights; creditor's remedies for businesses and individuals, including debt collection, judgment enforcement, and reprsentation of creditors in debtor bankruptcies; construction matters including drafting, service and enforcement of mechanic's liens; civil litigation; and drafting of wills.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Real Estate: 30%
    9 years
  2. Debt Collection: 30%
    9 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
    9 years
  4. Construction & Development: 10%
    9 years
  5. Estate Planning: 10%
    9 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($225/hour), Contingent (25-35%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Fisher Law Firm, PLLC

1120 E. 80th St.
Suite 202
Minneapolis, MN, 55420

Fisher Law Firm, PLLC

7825 Washington Ave. S., Suite 500
Eden Prairie, MN, 55439

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MNAuthorized to practice200606/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
LEED Certification Training CourseMinnesota Mechanical Contractors Association2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner, AttorneyFisher Law Firm, PLLC2012 - Present
Claims CounselOld Republic National Title Insurance Company2011 - 2012
AttorneyHellmuth & Johnson, PLLC2008 - 2011
AttorneyRinke Noonan2006 - 2008
Law ClerkRinke Noonan2005 - 2006

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Minnesota State Bar Association, Real Property Law SectionMember2012 - Present
Hennepin County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Association of Women ContractorsMember, Board of Directors2010 - 2011
United States District Court, District of MinnesotaAdmitted to Practice2008 - Present
Minnesota Women Lawyers (Central MN Chapter)Treasurer2007 - 2008
Association of Women ContractorsLegal Advisor2007 - 2009
Associated General ContractorsMember2006 - 2011
Minnesota State Bar Association, Construction Law SectionMember2005 - Present
Association of Women ContractorsMember2003 - 2013
Minnesota Women LawyersMember2003 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Fabritain Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a Coit Services v. Evelyn Berger, et al.Successfully argued for award of 100% of attorney's fees incurred in prosecuting client's mechanic's lien foreclosure. Court adopted my analysis that the labor and material Coit provided to defendant's home constituted a lienable improvement.
Carrier Services Group, Inc. v. IQ Reseller IncSuccessfully opposed judgment debtor's motion to stay enforcement of and vacate my client's foreign judgment. Judgment debtor's motion denied.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
On the Level, Central Minnesota Builders AssociationServicemembers Civil Relief Act2006

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawN/AJuris Doctor2006
Gustavus Adolphus CollegeCommunication StudiesBachelor of Arts2001

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Your First Residential Real Estate Transaction, Minnesota CLEClosing Time: What To Do At and After the Closing2015
Ultimate Guide to Collection Law, National Business InstituteFair Debt Collection Practices Act2015
Your First Residential Real Estate Transaction, Minnesota CLEClosing Time: What To Do At and After the Closing2014
Ultimate Guide to Collection Law, National Business InstituteFair Debt Collection Practices Act2014
Ultimate Guide to Collection Law, National Business InstituteFair Debt Collection Practices Act2013
Construction Lien Law, Lorman Education ServicesPayment and Enforcement of Mechanic's Liens in Minnesota2011
Construction Lien Law, Lorman Education ServicesOverview of Mechanic's Liens in Minnesota2011
Construction Lien Law, Lorman Education ServicesOverview of Mechanic's Liens in Minnesota2009
West Central Minnesota Builders AssociationMechanic's Liens2008
Association of Women ContractorsThe Nuts and Bolts of Mechanic's Liens2008