Chad A. Johnson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Hellmuth & Johnson
 | 8050 West 78th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55439
Phone: 612-504-5119
Fax: 952-941-2337
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business (40%),
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (40%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%)
Attorney Profile

As a founding partner of Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC, Chad A. Johnson is dedicated to representing clients across the state of Minnesota, including those in Edina. He focuses his practice on handling business and corporate law cases that involve matters such as finance and workout, banking, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Johnson also practices real estate law, working with community associations and other groups to resolve issues.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts in economics from St. Olaf College, Mr. Johnson went on to receive a Juris Doctor from the Mitchell Hamline School of Law.

A business owner himself, Mr. Johnson understands the unique circumstances clients face when tackling issues such as organization, finances and running day-to-day operations for limited liability entities, corporations, and other forms of businesses. He takes a comprehensive approach to every case to ensure that current issues are addressed and steps are taken to prevent future problems from occurring. When it comes to real estate, Mr. Johnson has worked with a range of entities, including cooperatives, condominium associations and individuals, and he is experienced in construction management as well as real estate investment. The Minnesota State Bar Association has certified him as a real property law specialist, and he serves as chair of the firm's real estate group.

In every case, Mr. Johnson listens to his clients' concerns and then collaborates with them to develop a plan to reach their goals. He combines his knowledge of the law with innovative strategies to achieve the best possible outcome.

Admitted to practice before state and federal courts, Mr. Johnson is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association's Real Property Law Section, the American Bar Association and the Hennepin County Bar Association.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Real Estate (40%): Condominiums & Cooperatives

Mergers & Acquisitions (40%)

Business/Corporate (20%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Contracts, Business Organizations

Focus Areas

Condominiums & Cooperatives, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Contracts, Business Organizations


Selected to Super Lawyers for 17 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

MSBA Board Certified Specialists

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About Chad Johnson

Admitted: 1992, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:


  • One of twenty-four attorneys chosen to this list of business leaders., Minnesota 500 - Most Powerful Business Leaders in Minnesota, Minnesota 500 (2018), 2018
  • Top 5% of Minnesota attorneys., Minnesota Super Lawyers® List, 2001-2018, 2018
  • January 2018, Attorney of the Month, Attorney at Law Magazine, 2018

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • MSBA Board Certified Real Property Law Specialist

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Real Property Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Chief Author and Editor, The Authority on Real Estate
  • Contributing Author, The Authority on Community Associations

Educational Background:

  • St. Olaf College, B.A. in Economics
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Office Location for Chad A. Johnson

8050 West 78th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55439

Phone: 612-504-5119

Fax: 952-941-2337

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Last Updated: 1/17/2019

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