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Christopher M. Roe

Title: Partner
Phone: 507-345-1166
E-mail: croe@blethenlaw.com

Chris Roe has a diverse practice consisting of agricultural, estate/trust, business, real estate clients.

A large part of Chris’ practice is devoted to assisting individuals and businesses in the agricultural setting. Chris is a farmer himself; he and his family operate Roe Farms a large crop/hog operation near LeRoy, MN.

Chris handles estate planning and estate administration matters including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care directives and probate matters. He concentrates mainly on large and complex estate and trust matters including estates or trusts that involve businesses or farm operations.

Chris acts as outside general counsel to many non-profit and for-profit business enterprises, emphasizing on business organization, employment, mergers, acquisitions, sales, contracting and governmental matters.

He is routinely involved in agricultural, commercial and residential real estate matters such as purchase agreements, title opinions, title insurance, closings, tax appeals and real estate disputes.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota State Bar Association (2002)
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota (2002)

Memberships

  • MSBA Agricultural & Rural Law Section, Chairperson
  • Mankato Downtown Kiwanis Club, Member
  • Mankato Kiwanis Foundation, Treasurer
  • Kiwanis Holiday Lights, Inc., Secretary
  • The Miracle League of North Mankato, Secretary
  • Loyola Catholic School, Finance Committee Member

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2002);
  • University of St. Thomas (B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude, 1999).

Personal Interests

Family (wife Tina, son Noah, and daughters Isabella and Finley), Golf

Awards and Honors

  • “Super Lawyer”, Minnesota Law & Politics, 2014 – 2017
  • “Rising Star” in the Minnesota legal community, Minnesota Law & Politics (2005, 2009, 2013)

 

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Legal excellence. Personal commitment.