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Carl E. Christensen

Carl E. Christensen

  • Intellectual Property, Foreclosure Defense, Real Estate Law ...
  • Minnesota, New York
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Carl Christensen founded Christensen Sampel PLLC. Previous to that he clerked for the Honorable Kenneth Sandvik in the Sixth Judicial District, Lake and Cook Counties and had a short stint as a prosecutor in outstate Minnesota. Carl's scholarship includes multiple presentations and publications on foreclosure, collection, and consumer law. As a student, Carl also contributed to various textbooks on intellectual property and domain name law. He acquired his extensive knowledge of intellectual property and domain name law while a student law clerk at the National Arbitration Forum, a ICANN-designated domain name dispute resolution provider. While in law school, Carl's trademark and property research enabled him to study land reform law in South Africa, a country he first visited under the auspices of the U.S. Peace Corps as a member of the first group of volunteers in post-apartheid South Africa. Carl is a former adjunct professor of law at William Mitchell College of Law, his alma mater, where he taught the Intellectual Property Foundations course.

Carl received his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law and his B.A. from Washington University.

When not in the office, Carl enjoys cross country skiing and spending time outdoors with his family.

Practice Areas
Intellectual Property
Foreclosure Defense
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Consumer Law
Class Action, Lemon Law
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Communications & Internet Law
Internet Law, Media & Advertising, Telecommunications Law
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New York
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8th Circuit
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  • Sesotho: Spoken, Written
William Mitchell College of Law
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Washington University in St. Louis
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Professional Associations
Minnesota Bar Association
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Christensen Sampsel PLLC
305 North Fifth Avenue
Suite 375
Minneapolis, MN 55401-7541
Telephone: (612) 473-1200
Monday: 9 AM - 5 AM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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