Category: News & Updates

Housing Shortage in Minnesota We’re currently experiencing a housing shortage in Minnesota. The competition, prices, and regulations of homes only continue to rise. Finding a home is becoming a battlefield. Buying a home is breaking the bank and the regulations for building or remodeling homes are accumulating at an absurd (and unnecessary) speed. The housing […]
We don’t just say that “we are different from other law firms,” we live by those words. Every interaction, process, and decision works to create our distinction and provide our clients with a legal and business partner, not just a fancy lawyer oblivious to how construction actually works. A core way we demonstrate our differentiation […]
Why You Need a Master Electrician A master electrician, otherwise referred to as the responsible licensed individual (RLI), is the top position in the electrician trade. Since an RLI meets specific master electrician requirements, as compared to a Journeyman license, they are the person responsible for overseeing the project so everything is planned, designed, and […]
Bill Gschwind, MNCLS Principal Attorney and Founding Partner, was recognized as the 2020 Housing Industry Leader of the Year! The award is provided by Housing First Minnesota, a trade association that is the leading voice and advocate for affordable housing in Minnesota. The majority of Housing First Minnesota’s members are home builders and remodelers Bill […]
On July 1st, 2020, Courtney Ernston, MNCLS Attorney, became a partner of Minnesota Construction Law Services alongside Bill Gschwind, Founder and Principal Attorney. While the public announcement is recent, the plan has been years in the making. From the beginning when Courtney joined the firm in 2017, Bill and Courtney formed a balanced partnership. Courtney […]
MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minnesota, July 21, 2020 – Minnesota Construction Law Services (MNCLS) partner, Courtney Ernston, has been selected to the 2020 Minnesota Rising Stars List. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor and are selected through exhaustive evaluations and research by the Super Lawyers […]
We are excited to announce that attorney Courtney Ernston has been selected to join the board of a local non-profit organization called Hearts & Hammers.  Hearts & Hammers is an organization dedicated to providing assistance to individuals in Minnesota that need help with some of their exterior projects.  H&H focuses on veterans, seniors, individuals with […]