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Wendy Marena Carlisle

Business Attorney at Minneapolis, MN

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Wendy has nationwide experience counseling corporate clients on best business practices, negotiating and drafting contracts, and litigating cases in a wide variety of matters.

Wendy Carlisle began her legal career litigating products liability matters nationwide for a large security alarm component manufacturer.   From there, she also began representing installers and monitoring companies of residential and commercial burglar and fire alarm systems.

Now at Carlisle Law, LLC, Wendy draws on her legal experience and vast industry knowledge to draft sales, service, and monitoring contracts, and represent security-industry clients–large and small–in licensing, business negotiations, and litigation.

Wendy writes frequently on leading-edge topics relevant to the alarm industry for Security Nation magazine, a publication of the Electronic Security Association, and at her blog,

Specialties: Product Liability Attorney, Product Manufacturers, Commercial Contracts, Exculpatory Contracts, Residential and Commercial Burglar Alarms, Fire Alarms, Smoke Detectors, Alarm Components, Security Alarms, Security Systems, HVAC, Electronic Security, Alarm Company Licensing

Licensed for 22 years
State MN
Status Authorized to Practice
Acquired 2000
Updated 10/29/2022

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Carlisle Law Firm, LLC
3208 W Lake Street #75
Minneapolis, MN, 55408


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AVVO RATING 7.2 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney/Owner
  • Carlisle Law Firm, LLC
  • 2014 - Present
  • Counsel
  • Blackwell Burke
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Shareholder
  • Leonard Street & Deinard
  • 2011 - 2013
  • Partner
  • Flynn, Gaskins & Bennett, LLP
  • 2001 - 2011
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  • Drake University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • Texas Christian University
  • BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
  • N/A


  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015

Speaking Engagements

  • ISC West
  • Alarm Contracts
  • 2015

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Minneapolis Business Lawyer Wendy Marena Carlisle
Wendy Marena Carlisle
Business Attorney
Minneapolis, MN
Licensed for 22 years