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Hellmuth & Johnson Names Joseph M. Barnett as Partner

Hellmuth & Johnson is pleased to announce that attorney Joseph M. Barnett has been named partner.

Barnett joined Hellmuth & Johnson’s litigation team in 2012. His practice focuses on real estate, construction, and business law. He assists his clients with a variety of legal issues including: complex multi-party litigation; commercial disputes, including real estate conflicts, business disputes, and tort actions; construction disputes, including construction defect matters and liens; corporate law and litigation; insurance claim and coverage analysis; trust and estate litigation; and land use, mineral rights, and real estate disputes.

“Joe is a recognized leader in his field and provides outstanding representation for our clients,” said Chad Johnson, Hellmuth & Johnson’s managing partner.

Barnett has successfully handled matters in various state courts, arbitrations, Minnesota Court of Appeals, the Minnesota Supreme Court, and Federal Court. He has also appeared in hundreds of mediations in jurisdictions throughout the Midwest to resolve cases prior to trial.

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