Minneapolis Business Lawyers

JUX Law Firm was founded by representing business owners in small and mid-sized companies. We have a close working relationship with our business owner clients, including small and large companies, partnerships, and joint ventures.

We provide counsel to business owners, in a variety of business contexts, to ensure legal compliance, minimize taxes, and reduce risk. From formation to dissolution, we help our clients save money, minimize legal expenses, and avoid legal obstacles that could trip up their business.

Assisting New Business Owners

Our Minneapolis business attorneys work with new business owners on a weekly basis. The needs of new businesses are relatively simple. We love working with new business owners, so we offer a number of cost-effective options to fit the tight budget of a small business owner.

  • New business services include the following:
  • Selecting the best type of business (LLC, partnership, S corp, C corporation)
  • Drafting bylaws, buy-sell agreements, buy-back agreements, repurchase agreements, etc.
  • Planning to minimize taxes
  • Registering trademarks and copyrights
  • Negotiating commercial leases
  • Drafting employee manuals, standard company contracts, and business policies and procedures

Representing Growing Companies

Our business attorneys partner with business owners throughout the life of the business. Our attorneys understand business, in addition to business law. Our business law practice is about improving your bottom line and helping you compare your legal options based on your ROI. We understand you need the job done right, without unnecessary extra frills.

Our business lawyers represent established businesses in the following ways:

  • Drafting contracts for complex agreements
  • Collecting unpaid bills and debts
  • Minimizing risks of litigation and financial liability
  • Advising on trademark, copyright, patent, domain name, trade secret, and related IP issues
  • Advising companies on state and federal employment laws
  • Representing in lawsuits, arbitration, mediation, and administrative hearings
  • Dealing with trademark infringement, unfair business practices, trade secret violations, antitrust matters, and business torts

Helping Insolvent Business Owners

Not every business succeeds. When a business fails, our attorneys help protect the business owner’s finances, reputation, and assets. Many of our business clients are relieved to learn how many options are actually available to them. Our business attorneys can help struggling businesses with the following:

  • Negotiating debts and loan defaults
  • Dealing with harassing creditors
  • Analyzing complex financial issues
  • Preserving the most assets in bankruptcy

Managing Complex Business Deals

  • Negotiating complex deals and drafting sophisticated contracts
  • Addressing real estate problems
  • Preparing franchises, JVs, partnerships, and complex business relationships
  • Representing buyers and sellers in a business sale or purchase
  • Facilitating mergers and acquisitions
  • Advising on the sale and licensing of intellectual property and intangible assets

Experienced Minneapolis Business Attorneys

Our firm’s considerable experience in business and corporate law has been a great benefit to our business owner clients. Our goal is to develop personal relationships with our clients, to be available when they have questions or needs, and advise them on ways to minimize legal trouble so they can focus on growing their business and enjoying the rewards of their profits.

Our Minneapolis business attorneys are experienced in representing companies large and small. Their primary practice is representing business owners and businesses with under 50 employees. Representation includes avoiding legal problems through planning and careful contract drafted, providing answers to business legal questions as companies face legal issues, and representing parties in lawsuits and business deals.

Our business attorneys are experienced in representing businesses in a variety of industries. Their work has resulted in significant media coverage, speaking engagements, and being published in legal publications. Representing businesses is a significant portion of our law firm.

Business Services

Business Litigation

Operating a successful business comes with the risk that someday, somebody will sue that business. It’s important for business owners to understand the common factors that lead to litigation, the common types of litigation, and how to start the litigation process.

Communications & Media Law

Communications and Media Law encompass a wide variety of legal issues including technological, licensing, and administrative matters faced by broadcasters, newspapers, journalists, bloggers, advertisers, and others disseminating news and information.

Franchise Law

Franchise laws in Minnesota can be difficult to understand and it is important to strictly follow them to insure you do not have problems down the road. A Minnesota franchise attorney can significantly help you follow these regulations when you are entering into a franchise agreement.

Loans & Financing

Our Minnesota loan & financing attorneys can review and negotiate loan agreements, negotiate and eliminate debt, and help plan and implement profitable business practices.

Shareholder Rights

If you have been promised dividends, voting rights, positions in the business, or other shareholder rights and have not received them, or have been the victim of other shareholder violations, you may be entitled to compensation under Minnesota law. Our attorneys can analyze your situation and explain your rights as a shareholder in a Minnesota corporation.

Business Formation

If you’re considering starting a business, it is important that you understand your options so you can choose the structure that is best for you. This important step influences the way your business will work, the taxes you will have to pay, and what you may be personally liable for.

Business Professionals


Minnesota contracts govern various types of relationships and promises between businesses. Our attorneys are experienced in contract drafting, contract analysis and negotiation, contract litigation, and more.

Legal Compliance

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions are complex transactions that relate to both business growth and legal rules. Mergers are when two companies come together. Acquisitions are when one company buys another.


Minnesota tax law, as it applies to businesses, can be complicated and frustrating to deal with. Whether you are simply registering your business for sales taxes or defending yourself against allegations of tax fraud, our experienced business tax attorneys are here to help.