James E. Snoxell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Nonprofit Organizations Attorney in Maple Grove, MN

Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.
 | 6900 Wedgwood Road, Suite 200
Maple Grove, MN 55311
Phone: 763-333-7506
Fax: 763-560-0119
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2001 - 2002, 2004, 2006 - 2015, 2021
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Nonprofit Organizations (30%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (20%),
  • Intellectual Property (20%),
  • Real Estate: Business (20%),
  • Government Contracts (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    James E. Snoxell is a shareholder in and a director at Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd. The chair of the firm’s business law and nonprofit organization’s department, he represents clients throughout the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area and other parts of Minnesota from the firm’s offices in Maple Grove. Mr. Snoxell is admitted to practice in Minnesota as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    Mr. Snoxell has a diverse practice that is spread among real estate, intellectual property, employment law, estate and business succession planning, and general business and commercial law. His client base is made up of nonprofit organizations, corporations, limited liability companies and individuals, and he handles a wide variety of matters, including business formation, advising companies on how to avoid or ameliorate claims of discrimination and harassment, tax planning and advice, intellectual property protection, licensing, and contract preparation and breaches.

    Mr. Snoxell’s professional affiliations include the American Association for Justice, the Ramsey County Bar Association, the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Minnesota Association for Justice. He is active in his community and in his church as well, with his memberships, including the Christian Management Association, the Brooklyn Center Business Association, the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the North Hennepin Community College Foundation, and the board of governors of Saint Anthony Park Properties. Mr. Snoxell is a cum laude graduate of Carleton College, and he obtained his legal education at the University of Minnesota Law School and received his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1981. Among his honors is an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards. 

    Practice Areas
    • 30%Nonprofit Organizations
    • 20%Employment & Labor: Employer
    • 20%Intellectual Property
    • 20%Real Estate: Business
    • 10%Government Contracts
    Focus Areas

    Non-profit & Tax-exempt Organizations, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Labor Law, Intellectual Property Law


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    Super Lawyers: 2001 - 2002, 2004, 2006 - 2015, 2021

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    About James Snoxell

    Admitted: 1981, Minnesota

    Professional Webpage: https://www.hennsnoxlaw.com/attorneys/james-e-snoxell


    • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent™
    • Minnesota Super Lawyer, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006-2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Ramsey County Bar Association
    • Minnesota State Bar Association
    • American Association for Justice
    • American Bar Association
    • Minnesota Association for Justice
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1997
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1983
    • U.S. Tax Court, 1986
    • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1983
    • Minnesota Supreme Court and District Courts, 1981

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • North Central Chapter of National Association of Church Business Administration
    • Christian Management Association
    • Christian Legal Society of Minnesota

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Cabin Ownership by a Business Entity, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education’s “Keeping the Cabin in the Family” seminar, February 11, 2009
    • Funding the Trust, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education’s “The Basics of Will & Trust Drafting” seminar, April 11, 2005 and repeated annually 2006 - 2009
    • A Business ‘Audit’ or ‘Review’ Checklist, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education’s “Business Cradle to Grove” seminar, November 9, 2010
    • A Business ‘Audit’ or ‘Review’ Checklist, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education’s “Business Law Institute” seminar, May 10, 2010
    • Basics of Business Contract Drafting and Review, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education’s “Closely Held Business Conference” seminar, January 15, 2013
    • Using Business Entities in Estate Planning, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education’s “Business Law Institute” seminar, May 6, 2011
    • Annual and Special Meetings of a Small Business’ Owners and Board, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education’s “Small Business Conference” seminar, November 29, 2011
    • Effectively Advising Clients About Their Contracts, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education’s “Business Law Institute” seminar, May 10, 2012
    • Restructuring & Terminating Exempt Organizations: Procedures & Pitfalls, National Business Institute’s “Tax Exempt Organizations From Start to Finish”, June 27, 2012
    • Conducting a Business Review, Minnesota Continuing Education’s ”Representing the Ongoing Business” deskbook seminar, October 30, 2012
    • Business Contract Drafting, Minnesota Continuing Education’s ”Representing the Ongoing Business” deskbook seminar, October 30, 2012
    • Ten Ways to Help Keep Your Corporate Client Out of Trouble, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education’s “Minnesota Closely Held Business Conference seminar”, October 21, 2014
    • Keeping the Corporation or LLC Out of Trouble – Ten Formalities and Good Practices to Follow, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education’s “Minnesota Closely Held Business Conference seminar”, October 28, 2013
    • Minnesota Mechanic’s Lien Practice Manual, Butterworth Legal Publishers, 1987, 1991
    • Remember What Contracts Are All About and A Refresher on the Basics, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education’s “Drafting & Reviewing Business Contracts”, July 16, 2015
    • Reopening Churches - Balancing Rewards and Risks, Attorney At Law Magazine, June, 2020
    • Establishing and Documenting Governance and Operational Documents and Policies, Execsense, Inc., 2012
    • Chapter regarding Governance and Operational Documents and Policies in Business Litigation: Lessons From Leading Litigation Attorneys, Execsense, Inc., 2012
    • 125th Anniversary Addendum to The History of St. Anthony Park United Church of Christ, St. Anthony Park United Church of Christ, 2013
    • Chapters entitled “Conducting a Business Review” and “Business Contract Drafting” in Representing the Ongoing Business, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, 2012
    • Mistakes Employers Make With Employees – Understanding Basic Principals of Employment Law, Christian Management Report, May/June, 2000

    Educational Background:

    • Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1978, B.A., Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude
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    6900 Wedgwood Road
    Suite 200
    Maple Grove, MN 55311

    Phone: 763-333-7506

    Fax: 763-560-0119

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