- Litigation and Appeals
Local government plays a fundamental role in our lives. The issues facing citizens and government alike are fascinating and complex. Paula Callies has extensive experience representing both private parties and municipalities in land use litigation in courts throughout Minnesota. She is a successful appellate attorney who is skilled in briefing and arguing cases in the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Paula works hard to try to resolve disputes, but has the skills and confidence of an effective litigator when alternatives are not successful or appropriate.
Paula has developed a strong reputation for quality legal advocacy concerning local government and land use matters. She regularly handles cases involving conditional use permits, variances, ordinance interpretation and enforcement, annexation and property disputes. In addition to representing private clients, Paula has served as a city attorney for Minnesota cities throughout her career, most recently for the cities of Loretto and Dundas.