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Michael G. Dougherty - Apple Valley, MN

14985 Glazier AveSuite 525 Apple Valley, MN 55124

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Updated: 07/27/2016

Apple Valley Real Estate Lawyer


Michael Dougherty is a shareholder and the President of Dougherty, Molenda, Solfest, Hills & Bauer P.A. He heads the firm's municipal law and real estate practice groups. Michael is the designated city attorney for the cities of Apple Valley and Eagan. He began his experience in real estate working for Chicago Title Insurance Company. Michael uses his extensive knowledge of land use and development to counsel developers and governmental entities...

About Michael G. Dougherty

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Municipal-Land Use

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Shareholder | Firm President


Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1981

Specialties and Certifications

  • Real Estate, Minnesota State Bar Association, 1991
  • Qualified Neutral under Rule 114, 2011

Other Affiliations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, 1981 - Present (Member)
  • Dakota County Bar Association, 1982 - Present (Member)
  • St. Mary's University of Minnesota (Board of Trustees)
  • Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce (Past President)


  • Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1981
    Honors: cum laude
  • St. Mary's University, Winona, Minnesota, 1976
    Honors: summa cum laude
    Major: English
    Major: Political Science

Classes and Seminars

  • Ethics in Land Use, National Business Institute, 2011
  • Elements of Land Use Law, National Business Institute, 2009


Other Sources of Feedback About Michael G. Dougherty

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
  • 1998 Minnesota Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Michael G. Dougherty on Super Lawyers


  • Top 100 attorney, Minneapolis Magazine, 1998
  • Top 100 Attorney, St. Paul Magazine, 1998
  • Super Lawyer, 2003 - 2016
  • Judicial Selection Commission, Governor-appointed representative from First Judicial District

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Office Information


14985 Glazier AveSuite 525 Apple Valley, MN 55124


  • 952-432-3780

Offers Free Initial Consultation


Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8am - 5pm



  • Real Estate Law, Twin Cities Business Monthly, August, 1998

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