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Blake R. Nelson - Minneapolis, MN

8050 West 78th Street Minneapolis, MN 55439

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Updated: 12/03/2019

Minneapolis Banking, Finance & Workout Lawyer


Blake Nelson is a partner with the firm and chair of the Construction Law Group, and also serves on the firm's Board of Governors. He primarily represents privately-held businesses of all types, with a concentration in meeting the unique needs of those in the construction industry...

About Blake R. Nelson

Practice Areas

  • Banking, Finance & Workout
  • Business & Corporate Law
  • Collections, Creditor Remedies & Bankruptcy
  • Construction & Lien Law
  • Real Estate Law


  • 20%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner


  • English

Representative Clients

  • Sela Roofing & Remodeling, Inc.
  • ABC Supply Co.
  • Swerve Development, Inc.
  • Lakeland Construction Finance, LLC


Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1995
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1996

Specialties and Certifications

  • Real Property Law Specialist, Minnesota, 2000

Other Affiliations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, 1995 - Present


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1995
    Honors: magna cum laude
  • Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota, 1992
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: cum laude
    Major: English
    Major: Political Science

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Alpha

Past Positions

  • Van House & Iliff, PA, Law Clerk, 1992 - 1995
  • Iliff & Associates, PA, Associate, 1995 - 1997

Classes and Seminars

  • Mechanic's Liens, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, 2007 - Present
  • Mechanic's Liens, Lorman, 2004 - 2010

Ancillary Businesses

  • Director, Minnesota Bank & Trust, Edina, MN
  • Real Estate Investment


Other Sources of Feedback About Blake R. Nelson

Included on the 2023 Minnesota list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2003 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2002 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2001 Minnesota Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Blake R. Nelson on Super Lawyers


  • Super Lawyer - Minnesota, 2002 - 2011
  • AV Rated - Martindale Hubbell, 2006 - 2011


Office Information


8050 West 78th Street Minneapolis, MN 55439


  • (952) 941-2337

Office Hours

Mon – Fri: 8am to 5pm



  • Construction Liens: A National Review and Template, William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2007

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