Steven R. Little

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in St. Paul, MN

 | 101 East Fifth St, US Bank Center, Suite 1500
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: 612-503-8736
Fax: 651-222-1313
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2006 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business (50%),
  • General Litigation (30%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Steven R. Little is the founder and owner of Steven R. Little Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. A highly versatile and top-ranked attorney, Mr. Little has more than 20 years of legal experience, and he serves the interests of a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Twin Cities Metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·       Title insurance

    ·       Construction law and litigation

    ·       Real estate litigation and transactions

    ·       Landlord-tenant issues, commercial and residential leases, and evictions

    ·       Property tax forfeitures and appeals

    ·       Business transactions

    ·       Contract disputes and litigation

    Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Little has successfully argued over 30 trials in state and federal courts involving complex real estate litigation and contract disputes. In addition, he has handled numerous appeals, and he has earned a reputation as a tenacious and zealous trial attorney who always pursues the most favorable outcomes for his clients, no matter how complex their needs.

    Along with maintaining a successful trial and appellate practice, Mr. Little routinely provides invaluable outside counsel to clients ranging from small-business owners and individuals to commercial landlords, contractors and lenders. He also represents underwriters and title agents as well as those whom they insure. His wealth of knowledge and experience has helped establish him as one of the leading attorneys in his region for his practice areas.

    As evidence of his success, Mr. Little has earned consistent recognition from Minnesota Law & Politics magazine as being among the top 2.5% of attorneys in the state, and he has received numerous other top rankings from his peers. He graduated cum laude from University of Minnesota-Duluth in 1995, and he obtained his Juris Doctor magna cum laude from Hamline University School of Law in 2000.

    Mr. Little is an active member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, and he once served on the Legislative Committee of the Minnesota Land Title Association. Drawing upon his extensive legal knowledge, he has helped author several publications about topics such as mortgage foreclosure, mechanic's liens and other subjects.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Real Estate: Business
    • 30%General Litigation
    • 10%Business/Corporate
    • 10%Construction Litigation: Business
    Focus Areas



    Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 8 years

    Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2006 - 2013

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    About Steven Little

    Admitted: 2000, Minnesota

    Professional Webpage:


    • Recognized as a "Rising Star", Minnesota Law & Politics magazine multiple years in a row., 2020
    • Recognized as a "Super Lawyer", 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, 2020

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Minnesota Bar Association, 2000 to Present
    • Minnesota Land Title Association's Legislative Committee, Member, 2013

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Cub Master for Cub Scout Pack 56 in South Minneapolis, 2010

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Co-author and presenter of breakout session at the 2011 and 2012 Real Estate Institute and the 2012 Mortgage Foreclosure Conference, Co-Author, Title Problems Arising From Mortgage Foreclosures, Minnesota State Bar Association, Real Property Section, 2011
    • Co-author and presenter of Priorities Among Liens: Mechanic's Lien v. Mechanic's Lien; Mechanic's Lien v. Judgments and Other Liens., Co-Author and Presenter, Priorities Among Liens, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, Construction, Construction, 2003
    • Published law review article exploring the insufficiency of current constraints on state action to regulate corporate subsidies., Author, Corporate Welfare Wars: The Insufficiency of Current Constraints on State Action and the Desirability of a Federal Legislative Response, Hamline Law Review, 1999

    Representative Clients:

    • Catalyst Modern Energy, 2020
    • Centauri Systems, LLC, 2020
    • The Regents of the University of Minnesota, 2020
    • Minnesota Sports Facility Authority, 2020
    • Eagle Creek Title, 2020
    • Edina Realty Title, 2020
    • Chicago Title, 2018

    Educational Background:

    • University of Minnesota-Duluth, B.A., Honor: cum laude, 1995

    Industry Groups

    • Minnesota Land Title Association
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    Office Location for Steven R. Little

    101 East Fifth St
    US Bank Center, Suite 1500
    St. Paul, MN 55101

    Phone: 612-503-8736

    Fax: 651-222-1313

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    Last Updated: 4/12/2021

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