Craig Howse

Craig Howse

Craig Howse practices primarily in the areas of Business Law and Estate Planning.

Craig has represented and counseled numerous family businesses in both their business and commercial matters as well in their business succession planning. He appreciates and enjoys the dynamics of business, and particularly the multi-generational aspects of family businesses. His background and experience gives him the ability to weave both business and estate planning into workable solutions for his clients to preserve the family business and family relationships while minimizing or eliminating the estate tax consequences of succession planning.

Craig has also worked on numerous commercial transactions ranging from the acquisition of downtown office buildings and hotels to development properties. His background in accounting provides him a strong perspective on finance and business and is a unique advantage to clients. Craig has also represented many non-profit organizations in organizational and transactional matters. He understands the integration of mission and operation and enjoys furthering the objectives of ministries through legal counsel.

Areas of practice include:

  • Business Law
  • Commercial Transactions and Acquisitions of Real Estate and Businesses
  • Financing, Sales and Acquisitions
  • Estate planning/Succession planning
  • Estate Planning techniques
  • Estate Preservation
  • Estate Administration

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William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1990, J.D., Honors; cum laude

Northwestern College, 1986, B.S. Accounting, Honors; cum laude