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Jared Goerlitz

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Woodbury, MN

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Corporate Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Banking Law
  • Mortgage Banking Law
  • Bankruptcy & Creditor's Remedies


Business-minded attorney with over ten years of experience as a commercial litigator and compliance/transactional lawyer. Because of a unique, small firm practice as a litigator and transactional lawyer, I provide clients creative strategies and solutions in litigation and the eye of a litigator in transactions.

Commercial Litigation Experience

• Complete commercial litigation experience from initial case investigation, strategy, discovery and motion practice to first chairing court and jury trials and appellate oral argument

• 11 court and jury trials, multiple appellate arguments and hundreds of motions and settlements
Compliance/Transactional Experience

• Corporate counsel to businesses and financial institutions for regulatory compliance questions and issues, day-to-day contract issues and risk analysis and proactive monitoring of regulatory trends

• Prepare and review commercial agreements, draft corporate governance documents, resolutions and bylaw and draft and complete business sales and mergers


  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 2006
  • Ripon College, Ripon , Wisconsin
    • B.S.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Economics and Business Management

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Past Positions

  • Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A., Law Clerk, 2004 to 2006