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  • Real Estate and Construction Law and Litigation

  • Appellate Litigation

  • Land Use Law and Litigation

  • Eminent Domain Proceedings

  • Real Estate Tax Appeals

  • Landlord Tenant Law and Litigation

  • Title Insurance Litigation


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, MN (2004 J.D.)

  • United States Military Academy, West Point, NY (1997 B.S.)


  • Minnesota

  • United States District Court for the District of Minnesota


  • Minnesota Law & Politics designation “Rising Star”

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Patrick B. Steinhoff focuses his practice on civil litigation, real estate and land use. He represents parties in civil litigation in both state and federal court relating to many different types of real estate and debtor-creditor issues, including, but not limited to, landlord-tenant disputes, debt collection, mortgage foreclosures, lien foreclosures, title registrations, title defects, boundary disputes, insurance coverage, breaches of contract, construction defects, property damage, condemnation, inverse condemnation, property taxes, special assessments, and all manner of land use issues. In addition to his litigation practice, he assists clients in the preparation and submission of many types of land use applications, including, but not limited to, re-zoning applications, re-guiding applications, conditional use permit applications, interim use permit applications, variance applications, preliminary and final plat applications, appeals from administrative decisions, and wetlands applications. As noted, he represents parties in trial and appellate court litigation relating to land use and zoning approvals, denials and enforcement actions.

Mr. Steinhoff is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and was formerly an infantry officer in the United States Army. He is also a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School.



  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association

  • Member, Ramsey County Bar Association

  • Board Member, Minnesota Eminent Domain Institute

    • State v. Krause, 2018 WL 2187043 (Minn. Ct. App. 2018).

    • Johanson v. City of Moorhead, 2017 WL 6418236 (Minn. Ct. App. 2017).

    • Mathews v. City of the Village of Minnetonka Beach, 899 N.W.2d 881 (Minn. Ct. App. 2017).

    • Vermillion State Bank v. State, 899 N.W.2d 881 (Minn. Ct. App. 2017).

    • Dobis v. Scegura, 2017 WL 393574 (Minn. Ct. App. 2017).

    • New Mech Companies v. Grove Hospitality, et al, A11-1346 (Minn. Ct. App. 2012)

    • Minnwest Bank Metro v. 1010 Park Ave., LLC, et al, A10-1944 (Minn. Ct. App. 2011)

    • N.C. Properties, LLC v. Lind, et al, A10-1672 (Minn. Ct. App. 2011)

    • Hinz v. City of Lakeland, A06-1872 (Minn. Ct. App. 2007)

    • Kristufek v. City of Breezy Point, A06-1220 (Minn. Ct. App. 2007)

    • Metropolitan Airports Commission v. Brandon Square III, A06-661 (Minn. Ct. App. 2007)

    • HRA v. Bloomington Professional Building, LLC, A06-159 (Minn. Ct. App. 2007)

    • Wennsmann Realty, Inc. v. City of Eagan, A05-1674 (Minn. 2007)

    • Rixmann v. City of Prior Lake, A06-252 (Minn. Ct. App. 2006)

    • Kathleen Nelson v. City of Minnetonka, A05-2280 (Minn. Ct. App. 2005)

    • New Hope One, LLC v. ViroGen, Inc., A05-2051 (Minn. Ct. App. 2005)