BKSN’s Trial Team Wins with $200,000 Jury Verdict for 10-Unit Minnesota HOA 

by Karli Sharrow BKSN NewsMinnesotaNews

The Meadows of St. Francis Townhomes Association, Inc. is a 10-unit community in St. Francis, MN that was suffering from water intrusion at windows and underneath vinyl siding, driveways that were caving in, and stone veneer that was falling off the buildings.

Impact Of 2017 MCIOA Modifications On Existing Common Interest Communities

by Alex Nelson ArticlesMinnesotaHomeowner AssociationsNewsQuestions Answered

For existing communities, the impacts of the 2017 MCIOA revisions are limited but significant.  Associations will need to develop a written maintenance plan, schedule and budget consistent with the MCIOA and governing documents.  The statute leaves plenty of flexibility for associations of different sizes and needs to develop a plan that is appropriate for the characteristics of their communities.  Large, diverse associations may benefit from the assistance of outside vendors to help identify and assess each of the common and limited common elements and to determine the appropriate preventive maintenance schedule and budget.

Three BKSN Lawyers Named to Thompson Rueters’ Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars List in MN

by Karli Sharrow MinnesotaNewsAccolades

Super Lawyers, the Thomson Reuters lawyer rating service, has announced Alex Nelson, Ross Hussey and Michael Lowder have made the 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists!