Firm Overview

Main Office

Main Office
51 Broadway N #600,
Fargo ND 58102


(701) 478-4900


Business Attorney

At Kennelly Business Law, we are all about business. We have a broad experience in assisting businesses and individuals with their business challenges. We assist our clients with all legal needs throughout the lifespan of a business, from entity formation to dissolution.

Estate Planning

Estate Planning

At Kennelly Business Law, we recognize that no two estates are alike. We take the time to meet with our clients to understand their needs. This allows us to develop a plan that fits the unique needs of each client.

Real Estate

Real Estate Attorney

At Kennelly Business Law, we appreciate every property is unique. We have negotiated purchase, sale, and finance agreements on behalf of our clients throughout North Dakota and Minnesota. We assist individuals, commercial lenders, landlords, and tenants in matters ranging from purchasing land to foreclosures.




Commercial Real Estate

Christopher Kennely

Kennelly Business Law LTD

Chris Kennelly was raised in Fargo, North Dakota. He was always interested in business and law as a young man. In sixth grade, he wrote a school paper about how he wanted to be a certified public accountant and a lawyer. Chris' grandfather was the president of the Lincoln Mutual Insurance Company in Fargo at the time he retired. Chris' father was the controller at the Case tractor factory in Fargo.
Chris earned a degree in Accountancy from the University of North Dakota. He graduated cum laude. He subsequently passed the examination for the Certified Public Accountant designation. Chris then attended the Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington. Chris earned a Certificate of Excellence for the highest grade in the study of contract law in his class.

Chris has focused his legal practice on business, real estate and estate planning. He has formed hundreds of entities on behalf of his clients. He assists clients in all aspects of their subsequent legal work including contract review and drafting and mergers and acquisitions. Chris also practices extensively in the areas of real estate and estate planning. Away from work, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and children and attending their many activities.

In his outside business interests, Chris is the President of the separately owned Frontier Title Group consisting of FM Title, Fargo ND, Barnes County Abstract, Valley City, ND, and Innovative Title and Abstract, Wahpeton, ND. He is also the Chair of the Business and Corporations Section of the North Dakota State Bar.

Practice Areas
Business Entity Formation S-Corps, LLC's
Contract drafting and review
Business purchase and Sale (mergers and acquisitions)
Real estate transactions
Estate Planning and Probate
Guardianships and Conservatorships
Bank Law Loan Documentation, Foreclosures, Collections

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