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Buyers’ Guide 2019

A warm thanks to these loyal vendors who participated in the January issue of Bench & Bar of Minnesota which included our annual Buyers’ Guide. Please consider these companies / organizations when searching for a product or service.

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1031 Reverse Exchanges
CPEC1031 – Commercial Partners Exchange Company, LLC

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Erickson, Bell, Beckman & Quinn
Mediation Center

Business Valuations
Schechter Dokken Kanter

Certified Public Accountants
Schechter Dokken Kanter

Computer Forensics
Computer Forensic Services, Inc.

Leland J. Frankman Law Offices

Credit Card Processing
LawPay Merchant Account (Affinipay)*

Disabilities Consulting
Livgard & Lloyd, PLLP
Nolan, Thompson & Leighton

Document Assembly

Due Diligence
Government Liaison Services
Hannover, Ltd.

Economic Damage Analysis
Hannover, Ltd.

Eminent Domain
Leland J. Frankman Law Office

Engineering Consultants
Engel Metallurgical

Estate Planning
Lutheran Social Services of MN

Expert Witness
Computer Forensic Services, Inc.
Encompass, Inc.
Engel Metallurgical
GBR Interpreting & Translation Services

Financial Services/Consultants
Hannover, Ltd.
Financial Technology
LawPay Merchant Account (Affinipay)*

Forensic Accounting
Schechter Dokken Kanter

Forensic Engineering
Encompass, Inc.


Fraud & Forensic Consulting
Schechter Dokken Kanter

Mercer Consumer*
Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance*
Patrick J. Thomas Agency

Intellectual Property Litigation
Merchant and Gould PC – Tony Zeuli

GBR Interpreting & Translation Services

Landex Research Inc.

Law Firms
Nolan, Thompson & Leighton

Law Firms – St. Paul
Erickson, Bell, Beckman & Quinn

Law Library

Legal Research

Mediation Center

Mergers & Acquisitions
Hannover, Ltd.

Probate Research
Landex Research Inc.

Process Servers
Metro Legal Services

Professional Liability Insurance
Mercer Consumer*
Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance*

Public Records Researcher
Metro Legal Services

Social Security Law
Livgard & Lloyd, PLLP

Surety Bonds
Patrick J. Thomas Agency

Tax Attorney
CPEC1031 – Commercial Partners Exchange Company, LLC

Tax Deferred Exchanges (1031)
CPEC1031 – Commercial Partners Exchange Company, LLC

Title Insurance Company
CPEC1031 – Commercial Partners
Exchange Company, LLC

Trademark & Copyright Services
Government Liaison Services
Merchant and Gould PC – Tony Zeuli

Trust Services
Lutheran Social Services of MN


CPEC1031 – Commercial Partners Exchange Company, LLC

1031 qualified intermediary for: forward exchanges, reverse exchanges, and
build-to-suit construction exchanges.

Contact: Jeffrey R. Peterson, JD
T: (612) 643-1031 or 1(877) 373-1031
F: (612) 395-5475
200 S Sixth St #1300
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Computer Forensic Services

Computer Forensic Services specializes in cybersecurity and the analysis of digital evidence in data breaches, as well as civil and criminal investigation.

Contact: David K. Streeter,
Director of Operations
T: (952) 924-9920 F: (952) 924-9921
601 Carlson Pkwy #1250
Minnetonka, MN 55305

Encompass, Inc.

Encompass is a structural and mechanical consulting engineering firm established in 1979. Encompass specializes in forensic analysis of both residential and commercial construction and provides Expert Witness services.

Contact: Rob Giesen
T: (952) 854-4511 F: (952) 854-3126
5435 Feltl Rd
Minnetonka, MN 55343

Engel Metallurgical

Engel Metallurgical specializes in product failure analysis, materials evaluations, and materials engineering consulting. Our customers include industrial clients, insurance companies, and attorneys.
(ISO 17025 accredited)

Contact: Lester Engel
T: (320) 253-7968 F: (320) 253-7917
925 Industrial Dr S
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

Erickson, Bell, Beckman & Quinn

Mr. Erickson has completed hundreds of successful mediations, arbitrations and mediation/arbitration resolutions in personal injury, residential and commercial property damage, product liability and subrogation.

Contact: James C. Erickson Sr.
T: (651) 223-4999 F: (651) 223-4987
1700 W Highway 36 #110
Roseville, MN 55113


Premier online legal research service. Members have unlimited access to one of the largest law libraries in the world, training webinars and tutorials, and live customer support.

Contact: Michael Carlson
T: (612) 278-6336
600 Nicollet Mall #380
Minneapolis, MN 55402

GBR Interpreting & Translation Services

GBR offers interpreting and translation services for approximately 150 languages. We can provide face-to-face or telephonic interpreting, transcription of recorded audio, and translation of written documents.

Contact: Gennady Bronshteyn
T: (763) 241-0002 F: (763) 445-2088
9201 Quaday Ave NE #207
Otsego, MN 55330

Government Liaison Services, Inc.

Since 1957, we have specialized in trademark, patent and copyright searches and due diligence. Our expertise can be invaluable in the subjective world of intellectual property research.

Contact: Robert Forbes
T: (703) 524-8200 F: (703) 525-8451
200 N Glebe Rd #321
Arlington, VA 22203

Hannover, Ltd.

Expert witness services in financial matters, including defaulted financings, due-diligence, disclosure, damages calculations, M&A, investor dispute, and investment banking; over 35 years experience.

Contact: Don Keysser, DBA, CM&AA
T: (612) 710-0995
8276 Kingslee Rd #101
Bloomington, MN 55438 PAGE 40


JAMS offers customized dispute resolution services locally and globally through a combination of industry-specific experience, first-class client service, top-notch facilities and highly trained panelists.

T: (612) 332-8225
F: (612) 332-9887
333 S Seventh St #2550
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Landex Research Inc.

Landex Research, Inc. specializes in
locating missing and unknown heirs anywhere in the world. Research services are provided for courts, lawyers, trust officers, executors and estate administrators.

Contact: Laura Harris
T: (847) 519-3600 F: (847) 519-3636
1345 Wiley Rd #121
Schaumburg, IL 60173 PAGE 37


Law Pay, credit card processing for attorneys, helps you win new business, improve cash flow and reduce collections. Call 866-376-0950 or visit:

T: (866) 376-0950
3700 N Capital of Texas Hwy #300
Austin, TX 78746

Leland J. Frankman Law Offices

Frankman Law Offices exclusively represents landowners in eminent domain matters involving residential, commercial, and rural properties. Our lawyers have over 60 years of combined experience.

Contact: Harry Andrew Frankman
T: (612) 375-1600 F: (612) 437-4972
80 S Eight St #900
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Livgard & Lloyd PLLP

Since 1993, Paul Livgard has successfully pursued Social Security disability benefits for those who can’t work. He represents claimants compassionately and zealously to get their benefits.

Contact: Paul Livgard
T: (612) 825-7777 F: (612) 825-3977
2520 University Ave SE #202
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota

LSS of MN offers Health Care Agent, Power of Attorney, Personal Rep of Estate services, Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Pooled Trusts for individuals with disabilities.

Contact: Larry Piumbroeck
T: (888) 806-6844
1605 Eustis St
St. Paul, MN 55108 PAGE 3

Mediation Center

Mediation Center has a long reputation for excellence in mediation training and conflict resolution services for professionals and organizations; please call for more information.

Contact: Sunday Harholdt
T: (612) 222-0023
7400 Lyndale Ave S #180
Minneapolis, MN 55423

Mercer Health & Benefits Administration LLC – MN Lawyers

Mercer continues to be the industry leader in assisting law firms with their professional liability insurance placement and aiding them in risk assessment and benefit consulting.

Contact: John T. Collentine
T: (800) 328-4671 x7655 F: (866) 715-0997
333 S Seventh St #1400
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Merchant & Gould PC

Merchant & Gould is engaged exclusively in the practice of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright and related litigation including both trials and appeals.

Contact: Tony Zeuli
T: (612) 332-5300 F: (612) 332-9081
80 S Eighth St #3200
Minneapolis, MN  55402-2215

Metro Legal Services

Since 1969, Metro Legal Services
has provided service of process, courthouse filing, document retrievals,
real property recordings, and skip tracing to the legal community.

Contact: Jeff Budde
T: (612) 332-0202 F: (612) 332-5215
330 Second Ave S #150
Minneapolis, MN  55401-2217

Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company

Founded in 1982, MLM provides risk management services for the legal community including lawyers’ professional liability insurance, exemplified by an
AM Best rating of A- (excellent.)

Contact: Chad Mitchell-Peterson
T: (612) 373-9681 F: (800) 305-1510
333 S Seventh St #2200
Minneapolis, MN 55402



Fully automated, Minnesota-specific legal forms with cloud-based document assembly. Over 550 forms in a dozen practice areas. Reduce time drafting legal documents by up to 95%.

Contact: Michael Trittipo
T: (612) 278-6339
600 Nicollet Mall #380
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Nolan, Thompson & Leighton

Nolan, Thompson & Leighton is a civil litigation law firm with a dedicated focus on private disability claims and federal ERISA law.

Contact: Rob Leighton
T: (952) 405-7177 F: (952) 224-0647
5001 American Blvd W #595
Bloomington, MN 55437

Patrick J. Thomas Agency

The Patrick J. Thomas Agency: Offers Surety Bonds and Commercial Insurance; for over 40 years specialized in these industries and focused on how to better serve the Minnesota legal community.

Contact: Jon Davies
T: (612) 339-5522 F: (612) 349-3657
121 S Eighth St #980
Minneapolis, MN  55402


SDK has a full-time forensic accounting department dedicated to litigation consulting, economic damage analysis, business valuations, ADR, bankruptcy, financial investigations, insurance investigations and marital dissolution.

Contact: Joseph Kenyon
T: (612) 332-5500 F: (612) 332-1529
100 Washington Ave S #1600
Minneapolis, MN  55401

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