Real Estate

Reliable Real Estate Lawyer

Whether you are buying your first home or are maintaining large real property holdings, counsel and assistance from a real estate lawyer in Minnesota is essential to protecting your interests. There are many parties involved with real estate transactions, including realtors, lenders, and title insurers. While these parties can be helpful in initiating transactions, only a licensed attorney can provide you with legal advice and counseling regarding your transaction.

Our office assists clients in a wide variety of real estate matters, including but not limited to representing buyers and sellers in residential and commercial real estate transactions, correcting title issues, negotiating solar and alternative energy contracts, drafting and editing commercial property leases, and assisting with the transition of agricultural land.

Our Minnesota firm has the experience to represent your business well in many real estate areas. Such as, cases involving development rights, zoning issues, and title disputes.

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There are many parties involved with real estate transactions, but only a licensed attorney can provide you with legal advice and counseling regarding your transaction.

As with the other matters handled by our firm, we are experienced litigators. Therefore, we also assist clients in all manner of real property disputes, including boundary issues, unlawful detainers, adverse possession, easement and access issues, and many other issues that require a court determination of rights to real property.

Real Estate Cases We Handle

As real estate attorneys in Minnesota, we have a wealth of experience when it comes to dealing with a wide variety of real estate issues. We also have the resources that enable us to maximize opportunities and give you the outcome you deserve. With our team representing your case, you can expect efficient management and your best interests at the core.

Here are a few of the real estate cases that we have handled before.

Purchase and Sales

We have helped clients both buy and sell real estate properties through efficient and professional negotiations, agreement drafting, title reviewing, financing assistance, and due diligence.

Land Use and Development

We help our clients with their development projects from planning to completion. This involves property negotiations, liaising with owners, lenders, designers, and other stakeholders, and securing all manner of necessary permits and approvals.

Landlord-Tenant Disputes

We have experience helping both landlords and tenants in several property rights disputes. This involves lease agreements, tenant rights, eviction, responsibility for repairs, rent, and more of both commercial and residential leased or rented properties.


We represent contractors, designers, suppliers, property owners, and developers. This gives us unique insights in dealing with construction and design contracts that we help draft and negotiate.

General Dispute Resolution

We deal with any real estate disputes from access and easement issues to boundary and adverse possession issues. Our background and experience in civil litigation allows us to effectively and quickly resolve disputes.

About Messick Law

Messick Law was founded by Steven Messick, a highly respected real estate lawyer in the State of Minnesota. Steven currently serves as a council member of the Minnesota State Bar Association. He has an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell for strong legal ability and high ethical standards. Super Lawyers® has further recognized Steven as a Rising Star since 2019. As an experienced litigator he is also a counselor and mediator who provides practical solutions to complex legal problems.

Unique Solutions for Your Legal Concerns

Messick Law is serving clients across the State of Minnesota. We advocate for clients on a variety of real estate and land disputes, developing solutions specific to each case. We consider all possible outcomes, and work to ensure you get the best one possible.