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Jerry A. McDonald, Esq.

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Jerry McDonald is the owner of The Law Office of Jerry A. McDonald, PLC, and a native of Louisville, Kentucky. After serving in the US Navy and the Submarine Force for seven years, he returned to Kentucky where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering. Mr. McDonald received his Master of Business Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, and earned a Juris Doctor Degree degree from Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is admitted to practice law in Minnesota, and he is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association.

Mr. McDonald has worked with the Southwest Metro Chamber of Commerce, its predecessor the Chanhassen Chamber of Commerce, and the current Chanhassen Business Council on community development, business promotional and community educational opportunities to bring awareness of business activities to the community. Mr. McDonald has been practicing law in Chanhassen, Minnesota, since 2002 and is currently a member of the Chanhassen City Council. As an elected city official, he works with other elected members and the city staff to set policy and enact zoning and development standards.

Mr. McDonald concentrates his practice in:

Business Corporate Counsel
Contract Drafting, Review and Compliance
Government Contract Management
Corporate Policy Drafting, Review and Compliance
Sale of Business and Business Assets
Corporate Formation and Corporate Litigation

Elder Law/Wills, Trusts and Estates
Power of Attorney Documents and Health Care Directives
Guardianship, Conservatorship and Commitments

Real Estate Transactions
Contract for Deeds
Foreclosure Actions (working with Homeowners and Mortgage Holders)
Proceedings Subsequent and Landlord/Tenet Issues

Family Law
Marriage Dissolution
Child Support Modification/Child Custody/Custody Modifications
Termination of Parental Rights/CHIPs Actions
Prenuptial Agreements and Spousal Maintenance

Administrative Law
Review and Appeal of Federal Agency/State/Municipal Rules and Policy

Criminal Defense
Gross Misdemeanor Offenses/Traffic Violations

Mediation
Family Law Matters
Business Contractual Disputes