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J.R. Toren

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Attorney J.R. Toren serves clients in matters of business law, commercial transactions, and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Toren has practiced law since 1984 both as a private practice attorney and as in-house legal counsel. He has represented small businesses and closely held corporations in all aspects of their legal and business needs, including:

  • Corporate formation
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Contractual drafting (license, employment, non-compete, distributorship/sales, and independent contract agreements)

His business experience includes executive and management positions in marketing, quality assurance, health and safety, human resources and captive insurance.

Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Scott County Bar Association

Education

  • B.A. and MBA, University of MN, Minneapolis, MN
  • J.D., cum laude, William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN

Client Comments

Jeff was our attorney on a huge arbitration with a railroad in Kentucky. He did a great job. Not only did the firm exceed my expectations, but they were a pleasure to work with. There is no better fir… Read More
– Martin Savko, Senior Chairman, Nickolas Savko & Sons, Inc.

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Updates

OSHA’s Silica Rule: Risk Management and Best Practices

OSHA requires employers to limit workers’ exposure to respirable crystalline silica and to take appropriate steps to protect workers whose exposure reaches certain thresholds.

Jeff Coleman designated a top MN construction attorney by Chambers and Partners

We are pleased to announce that founding partner Jeff Coleman has again been named one of the top Construction attorneys in Minnesota by the international attorney rating organization, Chambers and Partners. The designation “Band 1” is based on their rigorous, independent research, which includes interviews with clients and peers. To go to Jeff’s description in […]

Understanding and Navigating the Business Immigration Process—The H-1B Visa

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Lars Erickson elected to the Minnesota Concrete Council Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce that partner Lars Erickson has been elected to a two-year term on the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Concrete Council. The MCC is a concrete-related trade association dedicated to advancing education, technical practice, scientific investigation and research into cast-in-place concrete. Lars has been practicing law since 1996 and has […]

The Go/NoGo Process: Risk Analysis of Client, Project and Team

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Lobbying, PACs and Contributions: What A/E Execs Need to Know

Legislation and public policy are crucial factors in the lives of architects and engineers. So. . . A/E professionals need to know how individuals, companies and professional organizations can ethically influence public policy and law. and A/E executives should build a culture that encourages and supports employee civic involvement, while in no way suggesting that […]

A Proactive Approach to Claims

No one wants to have a claim filed against them. So you need to know how to recognize an incident that could become a claim, and how to manage the incident before it progresses to litigation. Then you need to share lessons learned with your staff.

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Roundtable

The Coleman Executive Roundtable for Architects and Engineers is a community of architectural and engineering industry leaders who come together quarterly to learn about and discuss current business issues.

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