Steven P. Carlson

A respected, trusted and experienced lawyer, for over thirty years Steve has assisted a varied client base work through, around and with a wide range of legal issues and problems. Steve has represented individuals, small and medium sized businesses and municipalities. As a counselor, advocate and litigator, Steve is a problem solver for his clients. In the past three decades Steve has appeared in courtrooms throughout Minnesota, including the Minnesota Court of Appeals, the Minnesota Supreme Court as well as the United States District Court for the State of Minnesota and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. It is exactly this kind of experience that his clients seek and rely on for their legal representation and it is what he delivers.

Education:

  • J.D. 1982 – Hamline University School of Law
    • Dean’s Honor Roll
    • American Jurisprudence Award – Administrative Law
  • B.S. 1978 – University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point

Employment:

  • 2004 – Present:
    • Partner: Hedback, Arendt & Carlson – 2855 Anthony Lane South, Suite 201 St. Anthony, Minnesota 55418 (612) 436-3282
  • 2001 – 2004:
    • Partner: Foster, Wentzell, Hedback, Brever, Arendt & Carlson, LLC
  • 1995 – 2001:
    • Foster, Wentzell, Hedback & Brever, LLC Of Counsel 2855 Anthony Lane South, Suite 201 St. Anthony, Minnesota 55418(612) 789-1331
  • 1982 – 1994:
    • Rauenhorst & Carlson Rosedale Corporate Plaza 2665 Long Lake Road, Suite 200 Roseville, Minnesota 55113(612) 631-1080

Government Contract Service Clients:

  • April 1995 to present:
    • City Attorney, Criminal Prosecutor St. Anthony, Minnesota
  • 1985 through 1994:
    • Assistant City Attorney Civil and Criminal City of Newport, Minnesota
  • 1985-1990:
    • Assistant City Attorney Civil Lake Elmo, Minnesota

Admissions to Practice:

  • State of Minnesota – 1982
  • United States District Court
    • District of Minnesota – 1983
  • United States Court of Appeals
    • Eighth Circuit – 2000

Professional Affiliations:

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Bar Association

Civic Activities (Past and Present):

  • White Bear Area YMCA – Board Chair
  • Better Business Bureau Council of Minnesota,Consumer Complaints Arbitrator
  • Arden Hills, Shoreview, North Oaks Chamber of Commerce -President, Board of Directors, Government Affairs Committee
  • St. Anthony Chamber of Commerce
  • Arden Hills/Shoreview Rotary Club, Past President
  • White Bear Lake Rotary Club
  • Capitol Community Services – Board of Directors
  • Minnesota State Bar Association – Mock Trial Judge
  • Youth hockey coach – White Bear Lake Hockey Association

Publication:

  • A Comparison of Administrative Rulemaking
  • Procedures in Land Use Decisions, 3 Hamline J. Pub. L. 37 (1981)

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