James G. Golembeck
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
Paralegal: Deanne Wavra
James G. Golembeck is a partner with Jardine, Logan, and O’Brien, P.L.L.P. Mr. Golembeck provides litigation, negotiation, and advisory services to a variety of Minnesota governmental clients including municipalities, townships, counties, watershed districts, and housing redevelopment authorities. Specifically, Mr. Golembeck focuses his practice in the areas of land use-zoning controls, real property law, construction disputes and claims, and environmental issues surrounding land and water use.
In Wisconsin, Mr. Golembeck provides litigation and advisory services for individual property owners and corporations developing property. Many of these issues involve land use, drainage and ponding of development water, platting of property, easement dedications and wetland concerns.
A former staff attorney with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in Washington, D.C., and a geologist, Mr. Golembeck has an extensive background in land use and the continually evolving legal issues.
- City of Owatonna v. Rare Aircraft, Ltd., 2009 WL 1684479 (Minn. Ct. App. June 16, 2009), review denied August 26, 2009
- Minnesota Commercial Ry. Co. v. Rice Creek Watershed Dist., 2009 WL 748951 (Minn. Ct. App. March 24, 2009)
- Nelson v. Short-Elliot-Hendrickson, Inc., et al., 716 N.W.2d 394 (Minn. App. 2006)
- Nolan and Nolan v. City of Eagan, 673 N.W.2d 487 (Minn. App. 2003)
- Sampson Prop., L.P. v. City of Mendota Heights, 2000 WL 53385 (Minn. App. 2000)
- Nemecheck v. City of Byron, 1999 WL 1138441, (Minn. App. 1999)
- City of Stillwater v. Hanson, 1998 WL 481886 (Minn. App. 1998)
Professional Associations and Memberships:
- Minnesota State Bar Association
- North Dakota Bar Association
- Washington County Bar Association
- American Association of Petroleum Geologists (Past Member)
- Waters & Water Courses - TORTS - Owners of property damaged by unlawful ditching or unreasonable discharge of waters may obtain relief by statute or by the tort concept of Reasonable Use. North Dakota Law Review, Vol. 60, 1984