Jon Steckler’s practice is focused on the areas of commercial law and litigation/appeals, including: construction law, insurance coverage and defense, real estate, franchise, and general business law.
Jon represents construction project owners and developers, contractors, subcontractors, and design/engineer professionals. He routinely prepares and negotiates complex contracts for clients in all facets of the construction industry and has successfully represented them in related litigation and arbitration matters in state and federal jurisdictions nationwide.
Jon regularly represents clients in complex transactional and litigation matters involving: buy-sell agreements, commercial contracts and leases, construction and design defect claims, insurance coverage and defense, product liability, and franchise/dealership disputes.
In addition to being admitted to the bar in Minnesota, South Dakota, and various Federal Courts, Jon has been admitted to practice before the White Earth Nation, Red Earth Nation, and Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Courts in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
As part of his legal practice, Jon provides pro bono legal services through Volunteer Lawyer Network and LegalCORPS, and has served as general counsel in a pro bono capacity for a non-profit no-kill animal shelter and adoption agency for over 10 years.
Jon lives in Minneapolis with his wife and daughter. In addition to enjoying running, biking and swimming, Jon volunteers as a coach for the Loppet Foundation Trail Kids Mountain Bike Program.
Selected to Thomson Reuters Minnesota “Rising Star” list in 2013, 2014, and 2015
B.S., Political Science, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota
J.D., University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota