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About Christopher

Christopher W. Boline practices business and commercial law, civil litigation, appellate work, real estate law, consumer law matters, personal injury, USDA appeals, and administrative law. Christopher received his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. During law school, Christopher served as a certified student attorney in a Hennepin County suburban court, was an extern with a Hennepin County District Court judge, and received recognition from the Minnesota Justice Foundation for his time devoted to public service. He began working for Dudley and Smith, P.A. as a clerk during law school. Christopher graduated with honors from St. John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota, where he earned an undergraduate degree in political science. During college, he interned at Central Minnesota Legal Services and was a coach for the Special Olympics. In his free time, Christopher enjoys playing golf, traveling, and attending Minnesota sporting events with his family and friends. Representative Matters Commercial: Complex commercial litigation involving claims for breach of contract, fraud, business tort claims, Minnesota Deceptive Trade Practices Act, spoliation, Shareholder disputes in closely held corporations and limited liability companies (member disputes); Expedited litigation to obtain restraining orders or injunctions to prevent the improper sale of businesses or their assets; and Commercial and consumer collection litigation for national and local lending institutions. Real Estate: Real estate foreclosure and defense; Quiet title and statutory actions to determine adverse claims to property; Torrens proceedings; Commercial and residential evictions; and Commercial and residential lease drafting and review. Construction Law Representation of consumers and contractors in construction defect litigation; and Mechanic's lien enforcement and defense. Employment Law: Employee and employer representation including non-compete provisions, unpaid wages and commissions (Minnesota Prompt Payment of Wages Act – Section 181), and wage and hour litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); and Employer representation including classification of workers as employees or independent contractors, drafting employment and compensation agreements, and termination procedures. Government Related: Appeal of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) denial of grant applications; Representation of businesses in OSHA violation proceedings; Representation of health care company with licensing matters through Department of Human Services; and Municipal land use and zoning. To learn more about Dudley and Smith, P.A. or Christopher W. Boline, please visit /

work Experience

Associate Attorney
Dudley & Smith, PA
Jan. 1, 2012 - Current

school Education

St John's University
BA - Bachelor of Arts
- 2009

William Mitchell College of Law
JD - Juris Doctor
- 2012

group Associations

Ramsey County Bar Association
2012 - Current

Minnesota State Bar Association
2012 - Current

import_contacts Published Works

The Duty to Preserve Evidence – Spoliation in Minnesota Litigation
Dudley and Smith, P.A. Blog
How to Draft a Complaint in Minnesota State Courts – Possibility vs. Plausibility
Dudley and Smith, P.A. Blog
What is a Security Interest and Why Would I Want One?
Dudley and Smith, P.A. Blog
Minnesota Construction Law – Builder's Defenses to Construction Defect Claims
Dudley and Smith, P.A. Blog
Minnesota Construction Law – Builder's Right to Inspect, Offer to Repair, and Pre-Suit Mediation
Dudley and Smith, P.A. Blog
Minnesota Construction Law – What Types of Claims May be Brought Under the Minnesota Construction Defect Warranty Statute?
Dudley and Smith, P.A. Blog
County May Sue for Unpaid Debts Even if Defendant Does Not Live in that County
Dudley and Smith, P.A. Blog
New Debt Collection Notice Requirements for Nonprofit Hospitals
Dudley and Smith, P.A. Blog
Is an Oral Promise to Guarantee the Debt of Another Valid?
Dudley and Smith, P.A. Blog
How to Vacate Judgment in Minnesota
Dudley and Smith, P.A. Blog
Department of Labor Revisions to White Collar Employee Overtime Exemption in FLSA
Dudley and Smith, P.A. Blog
How to Remove an Unwanted Guest from your Home in Minnesota
Dudley and Smith, P.A. Blog
The Defend Trade Secrets Act – New Business and Employment Protections
Dudley and Smith, P.A. Blog

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