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Patrick D. McGuiness

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Managing Partner
Zlimen & McGuiness, PLLC

Meet the Attorney

Licensed In

Minnesota

Practice areas

Business, Family & Personal

About

Hi, I’m Patrick. I’m passionate about bringing usable, real world legal advice to my clients.

I represent clients in Minnesota on a variety of business and personal matters, including employment law, contracts, business formation, and real estate issues. As the former owner of a landscaping business, I understand how the law affects both small businesses and individuals.  

As an attorney, I have learned to help clients with the big problems first. We can work on the little stuff once the big issues have been taken care of.

I am an Adjunct Law Professor and an Army Reserve Judge Advocate. Both of these experiences give me a broader perspective in aiding my clients.

I approach every consultation with the goal of making sure my clients are better off and more secure in their legal decision making process when the consultation is complete.

Why I Practice Law

I practice law to help people navigate the increasingly complex legal and regulatory environment that we live in.

Fun Fact

I have traveled to 37 countries, completed 6 marathons, hiked to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro, and once competed as a Golden Gloves boxer.

Professional Background

Education

Mitchell Hamline School of Law

J.D. in Law, 2006

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

B.A. in History, 2002

Experience

Zlimen & McGuiness, PLLC

Managing Partner

Present

US Army Reserve

Judge Advocate

2011-Present

Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Adjunct Law Professor

2009-Present

Associations

Hiway Federal Credit Union

Vice Chair, Board of Directors

2011-Present

Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association

Board of Directors, Volunteer

2008-Present

Minnesota State Bar Association

Member

2006-Present

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