Overview

Representing clients in the construction industry is an everyday occurrence at Anastasi Jellum. We understand the challenges faced by contractors, material suppliers, and developers and find creative, yet practical, solutions to resolving issues so business can continue to move forward. Anastasi Jellum represents general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, architects, and lumberyards, providing pragmatic advice and common-sense solutions. We handle diverse construction-related matters ranging from large and complex industrial and commercial projects to small and medium-sized developments.

Anastasi Jellum is well-equipped to assist its clients with securing mechanic’s lien and construction lien rights in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Should a project fall into default, we are prepared to enforce lien rights, press ahead with foreclosure, and maximize recovery.

Our clients rely on our knowledge of the construction industry and experience with the full range of legal services that may be needed to support their business, including advice and legal representation related to:

  • Building codes
  • Change order issues
  • Commercial buildings and office complexes
  • Common interest community (CIC) law
  • Contracts and negotiations
    • General contractor and subcontractor contracts
    • Joint venture agreements
  • Employment and independent contractor matters
  • Finance matters
    • Construction and permanent loans
    • Leases: commercial, residential and retail
    • Sale-leaseback transactions
    • Tax-increment financing
  • Litigation
    • Construction defects
    • Contract disputes
    • Creditor/debtor rights and remedies of secured creditors
    • Fraud
    • Insurance subrogation
    • Misrepresentation
  • Mechanics liens
    • Mechanic lien enforcement and defense
    • Mechanic lien foreclosure
  • Multi-tenant commercial and residential buildings
    • Planned Unit Developments (PUDs)
    • Multi-family housing; townhouses, apartments, duplex, four-plex
    • Condominiums; residential and business
  • Residential housing plats
  • Retail buildings and shopping malls
  • Title matters
    • Abstract property issues
    • Land registration matters
    • Torrens property
    • Title examination and clearing
    • Title actions; quiet title litigation
  • Zoning and land use restrictions
    • Architectural control agreements
    • Boundary disputes
    • Condemnation
    • Easement and encroachment issues
    • Restrictive covenants
    • Environmental issues
    • Permitting
    • Wetlands