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Steve Hetland

Direct Tel: (612) 215-3306
Direct Fax: (612) 677-3620

Steven T. Hetland (Steve) has extensive corporate, business and litigation experience derived from his years of private practice in large and small law firms and from his corporate general counsel experience; Steve advises both corporate and individual clients on business and professional matters, and represents them in civil trial and appellate litigation in state and federal courts. Steve has been trained as a Minnesota certified ADR neutral and incorporates ADR services and strategies in both litigation and business representations of his clients. A significant portion of Steve's practice involves the proactive assessment of his clients' legal needs and risks, and in providing those clients with transactional negotiation and contract drafting services.

In addition to a flexible legal mind, which allows for creative and collaborative thinking in the implementation of litigation and business strategies, Steve brings to the practice of law a disciplined work ethic, a steadfast loyalty to his clients' interest, and the proven ability to coordinate and manage highly complex legal matters in a timely, well organized, and ethical manner.


  • Minnesota State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Claims
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Washington University, School of Law, Degree Conferred: J.D.
  • Lawrence University, Degree Conferred: B.A.

Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law
  • Banking/Financial Transactions
  • Commercial and General Business Law
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate transactions, regulations and litigation
  • Shareholder and Franchise Disputes
  • Creditor representation on collection and bankruptcy matters
  • Commercial liens and Secured Transactions
  • Intellectual property enforcement, protection and licensing

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