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Kirk Anthony Schnitker

Real estate Attorney at Spring Lake Park, MN

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  • Licensed for 30 years
    State MN
    Acquired 1993
    Authorized to Practice No misconduct found

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Mr. Schnitker is founder and owner of Schnitker Law Office, P.A., and Professional Redevelopment Resources, Inc. His duties include both management of day-to-day business operations and providing legal and consulting services. Mr. Schnitker founded Schnitker Law Office, P.A., in 1993 after graduating from Hamline Law School, in St. Paul. His specific working experience involves acquisition and relocation laws and regulations, as well as housing and redevelopment activities. Mr. Schnitker has been involved in thousands of commercial, industrial, single-family and multi-family acquisitions and relocation projects and has worked on dozens of development projects from site acquisition through construction. Mr. Schnitker knows how government works as he has served on the Champlin City Council and is a past member of the Champlin Planning Commission. He was president of the MN Eminent Domain Institute from 2011 to 2015. Mr. Schnitker is a past President of the Champlin Economic Development Authority and Commissioner on the Metropolitan Council’s Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commission. He is a past member of the American Indian Law and Policy Research Institute based at Hamline University School of Law and the Minnesota Outdoor Heritage Alliance. Schnitker has been appointed by the District Court to act as a referee in eminent domain matters and has been appointed to serve in various capacities by three different governors. Kirk lives with his wife Michele with 3 wonderful sons in Champlin, MN and he spends his time off at the lake, traveling & hunting & fishing.

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Schnitker Law Office, P.A.
1330 81st Ave NE.
Spring Lake Park, MN, 55432-2116


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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Contingency 30%-30%
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Cash, Check, Credit Card


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Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Schnitker Law Office, P.A.
  • 1992 - Present


  • Hamline University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1992

Legal Cases

  • Our Catholic Church – 2004
  • Our office aggressively pursued the church claim and the claim for its priest and in the end obtained benefits in excess of $130,000.00. This was all done based on our knowledge of the law and without any litigation.
  • Mr. and Mrs. D. P. – 2004
  • Two of the homeowners and one tenant decided to challenge the City and hired Schnitker Law Office, P.A. We aggressively pursued claims and beat the City and obtained in excess of $30,000.00 in payments for theses persons.
  • Rural MN – 2004
  • As of October 12, 2004, Schnitker Law Office, P.A. has obtained over $120,000.00 for these displaced homeowners and business owners.
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  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Chair
  • N/A
  • Hennepin County District Court
  • Conciliation Court Referee
  • N/A
  • MN Outdoor Heritage Alliance
  • Board Member and pro-bono legal counsel
  • N/A
  • City of Champlin, MN - Economic Development Authority
  • President
  • 1992 - 1996
  • MN State Government
  • Governor's Conservation Legacy Council Memeber
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Outgoing President
  • MN Eminent Domain Institute
  • 2015


  • Bench & Bar of Minnesota
  • Government Property Takings: It’s Not All About Money
  • 1998

Speaking Engagements

  • Eminent Domain Seminar CLE
  • Eminent Domain
  • 2014

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