John R. Gries

John R. Gries

Attorney & Founding Partner
St. Michael, Minnesota

John has nearly forty years of experience in providing quality work to individuals and businesses. He has extensive experience in all aspects of corporate and business law, mergers and acquisitions and real estate law. He takes pride in being able to listen to and understand his clients' legal situations and provide creative and efficient solutions for the clients' legal needs. John has and continues to serve as a board member for a number of non-profit organizations. He also is an avid bicyclist, and in addition, he enjoys reading, volunteering for several non-profit organizations, golf and other athletic pursuits and spending time with his wife, children and friends.

John practices primarily in the areas of Real Estate, Corporate and Business Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Corporate and Business Law

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. cum laude
  • Saint Paul Seminary
    • B.A.
    • Major: Philosophy

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • 18th Judicial District Bar Association, Member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota Bar Association, Member
  • I-94 West Chamber of Commerce, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Saint Michael-Albertville Rotary Club, Member