Martin & Squires

Martin & Squires

Law Firm in St. Paul, MN

Firm Overview

Representing large and small entities, publicly and privately held and individuals.

Martin & Squires, P.A. was founded originally to serve closely held businesses, business owners and individuals. Today we represent large and small entities, publicly and privately held, as well as individuals. The firm brings experienced attorneys into a collegial and entrepreneurial environment that encourages the sharing of ideas and experiences. To our many loyal clients, the result is outstanding service, sound advice and creative problem solving.

'Creativity' is a word that defines Martin & Squires, P.A. and its services well. To be truly creative in the legal business you have to have been at it for a while. With a combined 140 years of experience the firm's attorneys are able to draw on wisdom from countless situations and successes to create unique, practical and well planned solutions for our clients.
At Martin & Squires P.A., partners and staff members are selected with great care and in accordance with the firm's three missions:

Dedication to the client.

Dedication to the quality of the work.

Dedication to others.

Areas of Law:
-Civil Litigation
-Business Law
-Real Estate
-Mergers and Acquisitions
-Commercial Law
-Collections
-Estate Planning
-Wills
-Probate
-Eminent Domain
Main Office
Main Office
332 Minnesota Street, Suite W2750
First National Bank Building
St. Paul  MN  55101
Phone
  • 651-767-3740
Websites
Business
Martin & Squires will represent your Business legal matters.
Areas of Law:
-Civil Litigation
-Business Law
-Real Estate
-Mergers and Acquisitions
-Commercial Law
-Collections
-Estate Planning
-Wills
-Probate
-Eminent Domain

John Paul Martin

Attorney in St. Paul, MN
Deputy City Attorney, 1979-1980. Counsel to Port Authority of St. Paul, 1980-1981.

Areas of Law:
-Business Law
-Civil Litigation
-Estate Planning
-Real Estate
-Eminent Domain

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Member

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1975, Minnesota
-1976, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
-1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
-1984, U.S. Supreme Court
-1997, North Dakota
-2005, South Dakota

Law School Attended:
William Mitchell College of Law
Class of 1975
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended:
University of Minnesota
Class of 1970
B.A.

Associations & Memberships:
Ramsey County, Minnesota State, Federal and American Bar Associations; State Bar Association of North Dakota; The State Bar of South Dakota.
Education
  • William Mitchell College of Law
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 1975

Richard J. Savelkoul

Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Certified Public Accountant, Minnesota, 1997. Member: Minnesota Chamber of Commerce - Energy Policy Committee; Board of Directors, Crisis Connection; Board of Directors, Great River Greening.

Areas of Law:
-Business Law
-Real Estate
-Energy

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Member

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1999, Minnesota
-2000, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota and U.S. Tax Court
-2010, North Dakota

Law School Attended:
William Mitchell College of Law
Class of 1999
J.D.

University Attended:
St. John's University
Class of 1994
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1971
Albert Lea, Minnesota, December 30, 1971

Associations & Memberships:
Hennepin, Ramsey County and Minnesota State Bar Associations; American Institute of CPAs.

Hobbies & Interests:
Family, hockey, hunting, running and golf.
Education
  • William Mitchell College of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1999

David W. Larson

Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Co-Author: Civil Appellate Practice in the Minnesota Court of Appeals, Butterworths, 1986; Assistant Hennepin County Attorney, 1974-1980. Qualified Neutral, Minnesota Supreme Court, List of Mediators and Arbitrators; Executive Director, Minnesota County Attorney's Association 1980-1983; Jurisdiction of the Minnesota Court of Appeals, William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 10, No. 4, 1984. Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU).

Areas of Law:
-Litigation
-Insurance Law
-Employment Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Member

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1974, Minnesota, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1977, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
-1987, Wisconsin

Law School Attended:
University of Minnesota School of Law
Class of 1974
J.D.

University Attended:
University of Minnesota
Class of 1968
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1946
Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 3, 1946

Military:
U.S. Army, 1st Lt. 1968-1971

Associations & Memberships:
Ramsey County, Minnesota State and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Wisconsin; Professional Liability Underwriters Society (PLUS); Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers.

Certifications:
(Civil Trial Specialist Certified by the Civil Litigation Section, Minnesota State Bar Association)
Education
  • University of Minnesota School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1974

Pamela M. Harris

Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Silver Gavel Honor Society. Editor, Hamline University Law Review, 1976-1978. Author: "American Red Cross 1992 National AIDS in the Workplace Manual and Training Materials"; "An Employer's Guide To Employee Handbooks In Minnesota," and "Why and How to Conduct a Human Resources Audit in Minnesota," in collaboration with the MN. Small Business Assistance Office, 1993; "Managing AIDS in Your Workplace," Minnesota AIDS Project, 1988. Instructor, Minnesota CLE and frequent lecturer on employment law issues. Faculty Member, University of St. Thomas Center for Non-Profit Management, 1991-2005. 2005 Adjunct Professor: Hamline University School of Law, 1981, 1986-1988, 2001-2003; University of Minnesota School of Business, 1987-1988.

Areas of Law:
Labor and Employment Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Member

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1978, Minnesota

Law School Attended:
Hamline University School of Law
Class of 1978
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended:
University of Minnesota
Class of 1970
B.A.
cum laude

Languages:
French and Portuguese

Associations & Memberships:
Ramsey County and Minnesota State Bar Associations.
Education
  • Hamline University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 1978

Michael D. O'Neill

Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Honors and Awards; Super Lawyer, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008. Classes/Seminars Taught: Employment Law Related Matters, Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute; Employment Law Related Matters, Lorman Education Seminars. Past Employment Positions: Law Clerk/Attorney, Ramsey County Public Defendant's Office, 1987-1996; Associate Attorney, Dudley & Smith, P.A., 1990-1995; Managing Partner, O'Neill, Grills & O'Neill, PLLP, 1995-2005; Partner, Johnson Provo-Petersen O'Neill, 2005-2009.

Areas of Law:
-Assault
-Breach of Contract
-Business Litigation
-Civil Rights
-DUI/DWI
-Employment Contracts
-Estate Litigation
-Expungements
-Felonies
-General Practice
-Guardianship and Conservatorship
-Inheritance
-Labor and Employment
-Litigation
-Misdemeanors
-Parole and Probation
-Personal Injury
-Sexual Harassment
-Slip and Fall
-Trusts and Estates
-Whistleblower Litigation
-Wills and Probate
-Wrongful Death
-Wrongful Termination

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Member

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1998, Minnesota
-1989, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
-U.S. Bankruptcy Court Minnesota
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

Law School Attended:
William Mitchell College of Law
Class of 1989
J.D.

University Attended:
University of Colorado at Boulder
Class of 1985
B.A.
Economics/Political Science

Birth Information:
Born in 1963
St. Paul, Minnesota, July 8, 1963

Associations & Memberships:
Ramsey County and Minnesota State Bar Associations; Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services - SMRLS (Board Member, 2005); Minnesota Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association (Former Board Member).
Education
  • William Mitchell College of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1989

Joseph M. Nemo, Jr.

Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Areas of Law:
-Real Estate Development
-Cooperative Housing Law
-Mortgage and Commercial Lending
-Housing and Urban Development

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Of Counsel

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1966, Minnesota
-1969, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota

Law School Attended:
William Mitchell College of Law
Class of 1966
B.S.L.
1964, J.D.

University Attended:
St. Thomas College; University of Minnesota

Associations & Memberships:
Ramsey County, Minnesota State and American Bar Associations.
Education
  • William Mitchell College of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1964
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