Attorney Profiles

Practice Areas

• Trust, Estate & Charitable Planning Agribusiness and Food.

• Business Advisory Services.

• Business Succession and Tax Planning.

• Entrepreneurial Services.

Lee Hanson

Lee Hanson’s Areas of Expertise

Estate Planning and Agribusiness

  • Extensive experience with succession planning and implementation.
  • Real Estate

  • Over 40 years of experience developing, renovating, buying & selling, and managing commercial real estate for clients and personal portfolios.
  • Focused 30% of law practice on real estate.
  • • Developed two residential housing developments, with a total of 400 approved lots.

    Corporate and Non-Profit

  • Corporate attorney for over 40 years.
  • Board member and officer of many non-profit and civic organizations.
  • Corporate attorney for many large construction companies.
  • Lee Hanson’s Education

    J.D., University of Minnesota, 1969

    B.A., Concordia College, magna cum laude, 1966

    Community Involvement

  • Bethlehem Lutheran Church, past president.
  • Goodwill Easterseals, state board member.
  • Harold Anderson Entrepreneur Center, founding member, and board chair.
  • Harold Anderson Entrepreneur Center, founding member, and board chair.
  • St. Cloud Area United Way, executive committee member, and past president.
  • St. Cloud State University Foundation, past president, vice president, board member.
  • The Bishop’s Task Force on Economic Reform.The Boys and Girls Club of Central Minnesota, Executive Committee, member.
  • The Central Minnesota Council of the Boy Scouts, Executive Committee, past president.
  • The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Foundation, chair and board member.
  • The Salvation Army, member.