Bradley J. Schmidt

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Certified Specialist – Real Property Law – Minnesota State Bar Association

Areas of Practice

Estate Planning/Probate

. Wills and Trusts
. Power of Attorney
. Nursing Home Matters
. Estate Taxes

Real Estate Law

. Purchase Agreements
. Closings
. Title reviews
. Title clearing matters
. Lease agreements

Business Law

. Represent buyers or sellers of businesses
. Contracts
. Collect Debts
. Incorporation and forming Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) and other

I have been a lawyer for over 30 years. I grew up in Willmar, Minnesota and went to college at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. I graduated in 1983 with a double major in accounting and French. I worked for an accounting firm and became a certified public accountant in 1985, and graduated from William Mitchell College of Law in 1988.

My accounting background has provided an added benefit to my skills as a lawyer, giving me added knowledge about financial and tax matters. My practice has developed into three primary areas: wills/estate planning, real estate law, and business law.  I am a Certified Real Property Specialist through the Minnesota State Bar Association.

I have handled many multi-million dollar transactions and estates. I work hard to complete matters in an efficient manner, but pay attention to the details. I also service many basic legal needs as well. I pride myself on being able to clearly explain matters to my clients so they have a good understanding of their situation. While I have developed the expertise to work on large and complicated transactions, I also enjoy helping people with straightforward matters as well. Whether your legal needs are small or large, I am ready to provide my high quality professional service.

I am a singer and also enjoy reading, cross-country skiing, fishing and hunting.  I continue to be active in many community organizations and events. My wife and I live in Willmar and have three adult children.