Meet Our Attorney

Jerry A McDonald, Esq.

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

Probate Law

  • Execution of estate documents before the court

Criminal Defense

  • Gross Misdemeanor Offenses/Traffic Violations


  • Family Law Matters
  • Business Contractual Disputes
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Law Office of Jerry A. McDonald, PLC

600 W 78th St Suite 230
Chanhassen, MN 55317

Business Hours

Monday- Thursday:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday- Sunday: Closed