Sara N. Wilson, Lommen Abdo Law Firm

Sara N. Wilson

Areas of Practice: Real Estate and Land Use; Business Law; Business Succession Planning; Corporate Law; Estate and Trust Disputes; Estates, Trusts & Probate; Finance and Banking; Civil Litigation; Commercial Litigation

Office Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Phone: 612.336.9343 / Email: swilson@lommen.com

Sara N. Wilson / Biography

Sara Wilson has unique experience in being fully capable of handling both transactional and litigation matters, with a special emphasis in agribusiness and agriculture.

Sara’s transactional practice includes assisting clients with the purchase, sale, leasing, financing, and development of real estate; resolving title, zoning and environmental issues; business formation, governance and succession planning; and loan documentation for commercial lenders.

Sara also has significant experience in the area of estates and trusts from litigating estate and trust disputes, to guiding clients on estate plans, and counseling families through the process of administering estates and trusts.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Sara worked at the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum as a Registrar where she organized and installed exhibitions. She conveys the creativity, collaborative nature and organizational skills associated with her work in the arts into her career as an attorney. She maintains a close connection with the Twin Cities arts community while she practices law.

Leadership + Activities

  • Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, Board Member
  • Ballet Co.Laboratory, Board Member

Education

  • University of Minnesota, B.A., 1992
  • Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, Master of Public Affairs, 2017
  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 2000

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2000
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2000
  • U.S. District Court District of North Dakota, 2001

News + Articles

Lommen Abdo Expands Its Transactional and Business Practices

Lommen Abdo Expands Its Transactional and Business Practices

Sara Wilson has joined Lommen Abdo in its Minneapolis office. Sara has unique experience in being fully capable of handling both transactional and litigation matters. Sara's transactional practice includes assisting clients with the purchase, sale, leasing, financing,...

Resurvey Issues

Resurvey Issues

Land Surveys in Minnesota: Origins, Technological Changes and Implications While obtaining a new survey of farmland may appear on its face to be a simple process, it can result in confusion or dispute as to the true location of your property’s boundaries. This article...

Case Law Update

Case Law Update

Farmers Were Not “Farmers” for Purposes of Conservation Easement Charitable Deduction Rutkoski v. Comissioner, 149 T.C. 6 (August 7, 2017). THE PARTIES: Mark Rutkoske and Felix Rutkoske are brothers who engaged in a farming operation through various business entities...

Guardianship

Guardianship

There is often confusion regarding what a guardianship is and whether it may be necessary for a friend or loved one. This article is meant to provide a general overview of guardianships in Minnesota. A guardianship is a relationship between a guardian, who is...

Buyer Beware

Buyer Beware

Traditionally when we think of estate planning, we think of transferring assets upon death pursuant to wishes conveyed as part of a Last Will and Testament or a Revocable Trust. Assets held in a revocable trust will pass directly to beneficiaries named in the trust...