Randy negotiates transactions and resolves disputes involving real estate, trusts, estates and commercial matters.

Randy’s practice focuses on commercial real estate, estate planning, probate and general business matters. Randy advises clients from a variety of industries, including developers, banks, agriculture, mining and retailers. As a certified Real Property Law Specialist of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Real Property Section, he has expertise in negotiating purchase, sale, lease, development, finance and construction deals. Randy assists lenders and borrowers in the financing of new development, real estate transactions and corporate acquisitions.

In his estate planning practice, he helps clients minimize or eliminate the estate taxes incurred in the transition of family assets and businesses to the next generation. Additionally, Randy advises clients on general business and corporate matters, including corporate counseling, organizational and governance issues, business structuring, shareholder agreements and disputes, succession planning and ongoing strategic matters.




  • University of Florida College of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1981
  • Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D., 1980
  • Minnesota State University Mankato, B.A., 1977


  • Minnesota, 1980
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 1980
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1980


  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2023
  • Athletics Hall of Fame inductee, Minnesota State University, 2021
  • Pro Bono All Star, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2020
  • Real Property Law Specialist, Certified by the Real Property Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Volunteer of the Year, Minnesota State University, 2013
  • Athletics Hall of Fame, Jim Schaffer Service Award, Minnesota State University, 2013

Civic & Professional

Professional Activities

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato Foundation, Inc., Advisory Member, Former Board Member and Former President
  • Blue Earth County Historical Society, Finance Committee, Former Board Member and Former President
  • Wellcome Manor Family Services, Inc., Board Member and President
  • Mankato Civic Center Partnership, Board Member
  • CityArt Committee Member
  • Minnesota State University Athletic Advisory Committee

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