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Holden Law Firm ( Areas of Practice )

Areas of Practice

Holden Law Firm counsels individuals and small business on employment law and business law matters in Minneapolis and the surrounding suburban area.

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Employment and Business Law Attorney

John Holden

My practice serves the legal needs of individuals and small businesses throughout the Twin Cities and the surrounding communities. We regularly assist with issues related to ongoing employment and human resources law for individuals and small business.

John@holdenlawfirm.com

6600 France Ave. South Suite 465 Edina, MN 55435

A Skilled Employment Law Attorney for Individuals and Small Business

When you work with the Holden Law Firm, you gain access to an experienced attorney who helps you and your business approach employment and human resource needs in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Over the past 30 years, I have worked closely with individuals and businesses throughout the Twin Cities metro area. This includes serving as an attorney in private practice, a contract attorney for Northwest Airlines and in-house counsel for C.P. Rail. These experiences allow me to take on a wide range of challenges and help businesses develop proactive strategies to ensure compliance with all federal, state and local laws.

Through the course of my career, I have assisted with the following:

  • Investigating and resolving Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) complaints and ensuring compliance with federal law.
  • Negotiated and drafted Employment Contracts, Severance Agreements, Independent Contractor Agreements and Non-Competition Agreements on behalf of businesses and individuals.
  • Orchestrated and investigated complex employment issues such as alleged violations of vulnerable adult act incidents, alleged CEO sexual harassment, anonymous harassing letters and numerous other employee complaints, incidences and problems.
  • Achieved favorable results representing business clients and individuals regarding employment disputes involving Title VII, FMLA, ADA, Wage and Hour laws, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Minnesota Human Rights Act.
  • Counseled businesses on hiring and firing guidelines, drafted Employee Handbooks, and other employment policies and procedures.
  • Negotiating and resolving numerous small business legal disputes
  • Reasonable hourly rate.

We are highly responsive to your needs, ensuring you get answers to your questions as quickly as possible.

Select General Counsel for Your Business

At Holden Law Firm, we’re available to represent a select number of small businesses and nonprofits that have ongoing employment counsel, contract review, lease negotiations, conflict resolution and litigation management needs. Through the counsel we deliver Holden Law Firm’s Select General Counsel Program can reduce turnover, improve employee morale, avoid costly litigation and reduce workers’ compensation and unemployment claims.

John Holden can assist with the following:

  • Areas of Practice
  • Employment Law
  • Human Resources Legal Advice
  • Severance Agreement Negotiation
  • Employment Agreements
  • Wrongful termination
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Business Formation
  • Contracts
  • Commercial Real Estate Lease Negotiations
  • Dispute Resolution, and Litigation

Employment and Business Law Library

  1. U.S. Department of Labor
  2. U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  3. (EEOC)
  4. Minnesota Statutes and Minnesota Rules
  5. Minnesota Department of Human Rights
  6. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  7. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 FAQ
  8. Federal Code
  9. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
  10. Federal Courts

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Recent Blog Posts

21. Jun

Before You Sign a Severance Agreement

What You Need to Know Before Signing A Severance Agreement I review, draft and negotiate severance agreements and assist employees who have been laid off or fired. Many employees will face this situation sometime during their working career. Good employment practices provide employees with notice that they aren’t meeting the employer’s expectations. The employee is […]

11. Mar

Can I break my non-compete agreement?

In contract law, a non-compete agreement is a clause signed by one party to not enter into professional competition with another party. They are most often used by employers to prevent employees from opening their own business that is in direct competition to the employer. Some employers may require a non-compete agreement, sometimes called a […]

21. Nov

The Legality of Talking Politics at Work: Everything You Need to Know

We live in a very polarized political environment in our society these days. Whether it is a Supreme Court nomination, elections or some other current event. People seem to have strong opinions about issues and feelings can easily be hurt when there is a discussion about politics, social issue, religion or current events. These discussions […]

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