Blethen Berens’s attorneys have extensive experience in representing and counseling government entities, nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. Our clients include public and private universities, school districts, statutory service cooperatives, cities, counties, townships, sanitary districts, foundations, churches, health care clinics, social service organizations and charitable organizations.
Each of the lawyers practicing government and non-profit law bring a diverse skill set to their clients, making the team uniquely prepared to address each of the distinct issues faced by government, nonprofit and tax-exempt clients. Our lawyers have specific experience in the areas of nonprofit entity formation and operation, employment law, contract and other document preparation and review, ordinance drafting and revision, intellectual property protection, liability and insurance matters. Additionally, our lawyers have extensive experience in counseling public sector clients regarding Minnesota’s Government Data Practices Act and Open Meeting Law.