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Justin L. Templin


Direct: (952) 746.2710

Justin L. Templin joined the Firm in 2002. Mr. Templin’s diverse practice includes representing Minnesota cities through the League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust in the litigation and dispute resolution of complex land use and constitutional matters, including several notable appellate cases. Mr. Templin represents the City of Maple Grove, advising staff, departments, and officials on a range of matters including contracts, ordinance interpretation and enforcement, data practices, and land use and zoning issues. He has successfully managed multi-million-dollar procurement projects on behalf of City governments, and has significant experience in negotiating complex contracts. He is a frequent speaker on land use and development for continuing legal education and professional development organizations, and he has extensive experience conducting training on data practices.

In addition to public sector representation, Mr. Templin assists private entities and individuals in a variety of business matters, including drafting and revising operating and employment agreements, asset sales and acquisitions, and navigating corporate reorganizations.

Mr. Templin has been an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota Law School since 2004, where he teaches legal research and writing.


  • University of Minnesota
    B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 1996
    J.D., cum laude, 2000


  • Minnesota

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit