The specialty field of Real Property Law is the practice of law in Minnesota dealing with matters relating to real property transactions including but not limited to, real estate conveyances, title searches, leases, condominiums, mortgages, and other liens, property taxes, real estate development, real estate financing, and determination of property rights, all with consideration to related fields of law.

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Jessica Thomas

Certified Legal Specialists Director
(612) 278-6318

Real Property Board

Terry A. Karkela Chair
Karen Barte Bjorkman Vice Chair
Todd D Ahlquist    
Timothy J. Hassett
Paul Kilgore
Gary A. Renneke
Catherine (Trina) Sjoberg


Interested in becoming a MSBA Real Property Law Specialist?

The Real Property Section  Communications Committee is sponsoring a free monthly study group to prepare for the exam. The first session is 12-1 PM on Thursday, February 23, at the MSBA. Each study session will be centered around a topic that may appear on the exam. Remote participation is available. Attend one or attend all! Click here to learn more and to register.