Mr. Wendland, a Rochester native, joined our firm in August 2007. Prior to joining, he was an intern at the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights, focusing on employment discrimination, for which he was recognized by the Minneapolis City Council for his contributions to the Department’s Complaint Investigation Unit. Mr. Wendland maintains a multi-faceted practice, which includes the following areas of law:
Business and Corporate
- Business Formation
- Matters Relating to Closely Held Businesses
- Employment Discrimination
- Creation of Employment Handbooks and Policy
- Hiring and Firing
- Employment Contracts
Estate Planning and Administration
- Guardianships and Conservatorships
- Contract and Commercial Litigation
- Boundary and Property Disputes
- Debt Collection and Judgment Enforcement
- Sale or purchase of real estate
- Commercial and residential leases
Education and Professional
University of Minnesota (B.A., 2004, cum laude, with distinction)
Phi Beta Kappa
William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., 2007 cum laude)
Admitted to bar, Minnesota and U. S. District Court, District Court of Minnesota.
Mr. Wendland is a participating attorney with Wills for Heroes, a service provided by the Minnesota State Bar Association that provides simple wills for qualified firefighters, police officers, and first responders. Mr. Wendland is a lecturer on debt collection and creditor’s rights.
Mr. Wendland is active in the community through the Downtown Kiwanis Club and Fuel Rochester. In his spare time, Mr. Wendland enjoys playing hockey in the winter and playing golf and running when seasonable. An avid guitar player and musician, he has played in numerous bands and enjoys playing, recording, and engineering. Mr. Wendland is a life-long fan of the University of Minnesota Golden Gopher Hockey team and supports Manchester United Football Club.