Joseph G Thompson

Attorney at Law

Licensed in Minnesota and Tennessee

My mission is to provide dedicated, responsive, cost-effective, quality legal representation, creating not just legal solutions but optimal business solutions.

Primary Areas of Practice

Business representation with a wide variety of problemsolving services from business start-ups, organization, operations and management, business and succession planning; mergers, acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and dissolutions; serving as outside general counsel; negotiating, implementing and enforcing employment and business contracts and transactions; risk management; and protecting intellectual property and confidential and proprietary information.

Estate planning, advising, counseling, and implementing estate plans ranging from simple to complex; establishing, qualifying and advising non-profit corporations, charitable foundations, and trusts; coordinating and handling trust and estate administration and disputes; facilitating family meetings and wealth transfers in and out of probate.

Real estate transactions including negotiating, drafting, and closing commercial purchases and sales, mortgage loans, leases, like-kind exchanges, and condemnations; prosecuting and defending real estate disputes, representing clients in planning and development matters.

Banking representation including establishing and implementing loan programs, negotiating and drafting commercial and real estate loan documentation and work-out agreements, advising bank management and boards of directors, negotiating, handling lender liability, priority and debtor-creditor claims.

Free Initial Consultation

It is not practical to list all specific areas of my practice has encompassed over the years that will enable me to best protect you and address your needs, concerns or problems, so please contact me with any questions you may have.

Our initial meeting can be in person or over the phone, and this meeting is free. After learning about you, your legal needs, priorities, goals and objectives, I will have a better understanding of the scope of work needed, and we can work together to establish the best fee arrangement.