Barton C. Gernander practices in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, with a focus in construction and real estate issues.
In addition to representing business clients involved in standard and complex litigation in both state and federal courts, he serves emerging and mid-size companies in a general counsel capacity - assisting clients on achieving business solutions while minimizing exposure to liability.
Gernander is licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts in Minnesota, the United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
He serves on the Minnesota State Bar Association Court Rules and Administration Committee, the Hennepin County Bar Fourth District Ethics Committee, and is also a member of the Federal Bar Association.
Gernander obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Minnesota Law School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He obtained a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Philosophy, with Honors, from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In 2006, Gernander was named a "Rising Star"" in the legal profession by Minnesota Law & Politics.
In 1993, Gernander was a member of the United States National Team in Rowing, and competed in the World Championships, held in the Czech Republic.
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Licensed since 1996
Hourly ($150-350/hour), Contingent (10-15%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)
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|MN||Authorized to practice||1996||06/29/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Minnesota Law & Politics Magazine||2006|
|Senior Attorney||Patrick Burns and Associates||2009 - Present|
|Partner||Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC||2004 - 2009|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Minnesota State Bar Association||N/A||1996 - Present|
|Milsap vs. Special School Dist. No. 1, 1999 WL 391859 (Minn. Ct. of Appeals 1999)||Dismissal affirmed.|
|Grudnoske vs. Determan Welding, 1999 WL 690194 (Minn. Ct. of Appeals 1999)||Dismissal affirmed.|
|Equus Computer Systems, Inc. vs. Northern Comp. Systems, Inc., 2001 WL 1636487 (U.S. District Court, Dist. of Minnesota 2001)||Temporary injunctive relief granted.|
|Engineering Minnesota||New Laws that Impact Engineers||2008|
|University of Minnesota Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|University of Pennsylvania||Philosophy||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Construction Lien Law||Lien Enforcement||2009|