AARON HALL

Attorney
Business Law & Litigation

Aaron represents business owners and their companies. Businesses without in-house counsel hire Aaron to advise and represent them in employment, intellectual property, litigation, and general business law.

612-466-0040
aaron@aaronhall.com

 

AARON HALL

Attorney
Business Law & Litigation

Aaron represents business owners and their companies. Businesses without in-house counsel hire Aaron to advise and represent them in employment, intellectual property, litigation, and general business law.

612-466-0040
aaron@aaronhall.com

 

PRIMARY PRACTICE AREAS

  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation

EDUCATION

  • J.D., cum laude, Mitchell Hamline College of Law (served on Law Review)
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Marketing Management and Innovation, Concordia University

ADMISSIONS & LICENSES

  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • Minnesota Court of Appeals
  • Minnesota State District Court
  • United States District Court, District of Minnesota
  • United States Bankruptcy Court
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (Trademarks)
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Minnesota Department of Revenue

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Tandem bike rides with his wife and four daughters
  • Road cycling and mountain biking
  • Hiking in Minnesota’s north shore
  • Innovation and technology

PRESENT & PAST PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Bar Association Member
  • Anoka County Bar Association Member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Vice-Chair of the NLS Social Committee
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Judiciary Committee Liaison
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Partnerships and LLCs Committee Member, Business Law Section
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Business Law Section Liaison
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Computer & Technology Law Section Liaison
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Construction Law Section Liaison
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section Liaison

PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA RECOGNITION

SHARING KNOWLEDGE TO EMPOWER OTHERS

  • Tech Business News
    • RSS Feed Scraping Is Illegal and a Problem For Legitimate Internet Publishers
    • November 11, 2022
  • Star Tribune
    • Medcalf: Take a vacation this summer, Minnesotans — you deserve it
    • July 2, 2022
  • Star Tribune
    • Best Buy expands lease-to-own program, joining growing number of retailers
    • September 23, 2019
  • Franchise Times
    • Olympian Quest Comes to End for Zerorez Operator
    • April 14, 2017
  • Techdirt
    • Court Tosses Company’s Bid To Slap Down Olympics Social Media Restrictions Over Jurisdictional Issues
    • April 13, 2017
  • Pioneer Press
    • Court tosses Minnesota company’s free speech suit against U.S. Olympic Committee
    • April 12, 2017
  • Bloomberg BNA
    • Carpet Cleaner Loses Bid for Rights to Say #TeamUSA
    • April 6, 2017
  • Law 360
    • Olympic Committee Kills Suit On Social Media Trademark Ban
    • April 5, 2017
  • World Intellectual Property Review
    • US Olympic Committee TM ‘bullying’ suit thrown out
    • April 4, 2017
  • The Hollywood Reporter
    • U.S. Olympic Committee Escapes Lawsuit Over Social Media Gagging
    • April 4, 2017
  • Star Tribune
    • Jux Law Firm is a different breed of legal beagle
    • February 2, 2017
  • Law 360
    • Carpet Cleaner Says USOC Olympic TM Suit Should Continue
    • October 24, 2016
  • Law 360
    • USOC Wants Suit Over Olympic Marks Tossed
    • September 7, 2016
  • Inside Radio
    • USOC Can Run Legal Rings Around Non-Official Ads
    • August 15, 2016
  • World Intellectual Property Review
    • WIPR survey: Readers agree on ‘overzealous’ IP protection for Olympics
    • August 15, 2016
  • IP Kitten
    • Are companies allowed to tweet about #Rio2016?
    • August 12, 2016
  • Cato Institute
    • The Games That Shall Not Be Named: When 21st Century Media Meets 20th Century Copyright Ideals
    • August 11, 2016
  • Franchise Times
    • Zerorez Operator Sues Olympics over Free Speech
    • August 10, 2016
  • Adweek
    • 10 Ways Brands Are Talking About the Olympics Without Saying ‘Olympics’ And one company that’s suing the USOC
    • August 9, 2016
  • Forbes
    • This Week in Sports Law: You Probably Didn’t Know That…
    • August 7, 2016
  • The Guardian
    • Rio 2016 Diary – Battle of the Week
    • August 7, 2016
  • Inc.
    • How Posting on Social Media About the Olympics Can Get You Sued
    • August 6, 2016
  • Managing Intellectual Property
    • The Olympics and IP
    • August 6, 2016
  • U.S. Night
    • Carpet Cleaner Suing US Olympic Committee Over The Right To Hashtag Olympics
    • August 6, 2016
  • TechNinja
    • How Posting On Social Media About The Olympics Can Get You Sued
    • August 6, 2016
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
    • Carpet cleaner Zerorez sues U.S. Olympic Committee over social media ban
    • August 5, 2016
  • Patch
    • St. Louis Park Carpet Cleaner Sues Olympics Over Free Speech
    • August 5, 2016
  • MPR
    • Minnesota carpet cleaner demands hashtag freedom
    • August 5, 2016
  • Techdirt
    • Minnesota Carpet Cleaning Business Sues US Olympic Committee Over Its Ridiculous Social Media Rules
    • August 5, 2016
  • Archy World News
    • Carpet cleaner complains against Olympic ban Hashtagv
    • August 5, 2016
  • Bring Me The News
    • MN carpet cleaner sues the Olympics so it can tweet about the Games
    • August 5, 2016
  • World Intellectual Property Review
    • US Olympic Committee grilled over TM ‘bullying’
    • August 5, 2016
  • KTTC
    • Small business sues U.S. Olympic Committee over right to talk about Olympics on social media
    • August 4, 2016
  • Twin Cities Business
    • A St. Louis Park Carpet Cleaner Is Suing The U.S. Olympic Committee
    • August 4, 2016
  • Pioneer Press
    • Minnesota carpet cleaner challenges U.S. Olympic Committee on free speech
    • August 4, 2016
  • KSTP
    • Minn. Company Takes on U.S. Olympic Committee in Battle Over Hashtags on Social Media
    • August 4, 2016
  • FOX 9
    • Minnesota company suing the Olympics over free speech
    • August 4, 2016
  • PJ Media
    • This Small Business Is Suing The Olympics Over a Hashtag
    • August 4, 2016
  • Voactiv
    • US Olympic Committee Sued Over Its Dumb Twitter Policy
    • August 4, 2016
  • NY Mag
    • A Carpet Cleaner Is Suing USOC for the Right to Make Good Olympic Tweets
    • August 4, 2016
  • WCCO Radio 830
    • Small Business Sues U.S. Olympic Committee
    • August 3, 2016
  • Gizmodo
    • Carpet Cleaner Sues For Its Right to Tweet About the Olympics
    • August 3, 2016
  • The American Lawyer
    • Robins Kaplan litigation counsel Sally Silk in Minneapolis joined JUX Law Firm earlier this month
    • June 20, 2016
  • KARE 11
    • Family that inspired digital access law shares story
    • June 2, 2016
  • CNN Money
    • When You Die Without a Will
    • April 28, 2016
  • Pioneer Press
    • Twin Cities Law Firms Merge
    • March 23, 2016
  • Star Tribune
    • Fired Starkey Hearing Technologies president hires lawyer
    • September 11, 2015
  • MPR News
    • Medical marijuana operations find it tough to set up accounts
    • June 1, 2015
  • MPR News
    • Behind the news: Non-competes and trade secrets
    • October 21, 2014
  • Star Tribune
    • Minnesota affiliates appear back in business with Amazon today
    • October 1, 2014
  • KSTP Channel 5 News
    • Lawyers, Banks Unsure they’ll Work with Medical Marijuana Businesses
    • September 8, 2014
  • City Pages
    • Lawyers petition Supreme Court to get in on medical cannabis
    • August 4, 2014
  • Star Tribune
    • Law Firm Positions Itself for Medical Marijuana
    • August 2, 2014
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
    • Minneapolis lawyers want in on medical-marijuana business
    • August 1, 2014
  • 5 Eyewitness News
    • Attorneys File Petition to Change Part of Medical Marijuana Law
    • July 30, 2014
  • KSTP Eyewitness News
    • Civil Attorney Weighs in on Ventura Trial
    • July 30, 2014
  • International Business Times
    • Minnesota and Medical Marijuana: Lawyers Seek Court’s Consent to Work with Pot Businesses
    • July 30, 2014
  • Minnesota Lawyer
    • Housing Referees Can Award Damages
    • July, 2 2014
  • Minnesota Lawyer
    • Wage and hour battles on the rise
    • June 19, 2014
  • Idaho Business Review
    • Wage and hour battles on the rise
    • June 24, 2014
  • Finance & Commerce
    • How To: The delicate business of succession planning
    • February 24, 2014
  • Twin Cities Business
    • Thompson Hall Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers
    • August, 2014
  • Mpls. St.Paul Magazine
    • Thompson Hall Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers
    • August, 2014
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers Magazine
    • Thompson Hall Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers
    • July, 2014
  • Star Tribune
    • Court upholds use tax for businesses
    • November 1, 2013
  • University of St. Thomas: Real Estate Matters
    • Should Property Owners Be Required to Provide Air Conditioning to Tenants?
    • July 18, 2013
  • myFOX9 | KMSP-TV
    • RENTERS RIGHTS: Does Minnesota need a warm weather rule?
    • July 17, 2013
  • CPA Practice Advisor
    • To avoid sales taxes, Amazon.com cuts ties with Minnesota bloggers
    • June 19, 2013
  • WCCO News Radio 830
    • Chad Hartmen Show 2pm: Online Sales Tax?
    • June 19, 2013
  • Star Tribune
    • Amazon to stop paying Minnesota bloggers for sales traffic
    • June 19, 2013
  • WCCO-TV
    • Amazon Drops Minn. Affiliate Bloggers To Avoid Tax
    • June 18, 2013
  • Marketing Land
    • Amazon Calls Minnesota Sales Tax Law Unconstitutional & Closes Minnesota Associate Accounts
    • June 18, 2013
  • Star Tribune
    • Amazon drops blogger affiliates in Minnesota to avoid sales tax
    • June 18, 2013
  • Star Tribune
    • North Star Lawyers – Recognizing Minnesota’s Pro Bono Lawyers
    • June 11, 2013
  • Attorney at Law Magazine – Twin Cities Edition
    • Talk of the Town
    • June 2013
  • Minnesota Business Magazine
    • The 100 Best Companies to Work For
    • June 2013
  • Bench & Bar of Minnesota
    • People & Practice
    • May/June 2013
  • Finance & Commerce
    • Sorting through alphabet soup of incorporation entities
    • November 20, 2012
  • Star Tribune
    • Whistleblower: Is that $700 snowblower a lemon?
    • December 11, 2011
  • Expo Domain
    • Can You Trademark a Geographic Domain Name?
    • October 28, 2011
  • Elliot’s Blog
    • Can You Trademark a Geographic Domain Name?
    • October 27, 2011
  • TLD Magazine
    • Can You Trademark a Geographic Domain Name?
    • October 27, 2011
  • Domain Name Wire
    • Minnesota Lawyer Magazine Claims MinnesotaLawyer.com Violates Its Trademark
    • October 24, 2011
  • Name Starter
    • Minnesota Lawyer Magazine Claims MinnesotaLawyer.com Violates Its Trademark
    • October 24, 2011
  • Domain State
    • Minnesota Lawyer Magazine Claims MinnesotaLawyer.com Violates Its Trademark
    • October 23, 2011
  • Minnesota Lawyer Magazine
    • Court: City policy means it acted as a business
    • July 22, 2011
  • Minnesota L
    • Lawyers find solid niche in nonprofits
    • March 3, 2008

A BRIEF SAMPLING OF CASES LITIGATED BY AARON HALL AND ATTORNEYS HE MANAGED

  • Moser v. Johnson
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: June 2014
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Shareholder dispute
  • Gillespie v. Johansen
    • Practice Area: Real Estate
    • Date: July 2014
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Real estate contract dispute
  • General Mills, Inc. v. Jain
    • Practice Area: Employment
    • Date: July 2013
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Employment dispute
  • Print4Change v. The Film Society
    • Practice Area: Contract
    • Date: June 2013
    • Outcome: Judgment in favor
    • Description: Contract dispute
  • Larson v. Wisner, Melander, Jergenson, and The Fireplace Guys, LLC.
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: June 2013
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Business ownership
  • Snap Fitness, Inc. v. Blum and Blum
    • Practice Area: Franchise
    • Date: June 2013
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Franchise dispute
  • Bistodeau v. Landes
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: April 2013
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Business ownership
  • Pfister and Pfister v. Hrkal, Hrkal, and Enviro Tech Industries, LLC
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: December 2012
    • Outcome: Judgment in favor
    • Description: Business ownership
  • Country Inns & Suites by Carlson, Inc. v. Arizona Hotel Investments, LLC, and Richard Knapp
    • Practice Area: Business/Real Estate
    • Date: October 2012
    • Outcome: Dismissal in favor
    • Description: Hotel development dispute
  • Caradonna and Precidion, Inc. v. Solution Beacon, LLC
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: October 2012
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Business contract case
  • Lakewood Media Group, LLC v. Corbinian Inc. and O’Hearn
    • Practice Area: Intellectual property
    • Date: January 2012
    • Outcome: Dismissal in favor
    • Description: Website intellectual property dispute
  • Adhesive Resources, Inc. v. H.E. Wisdom & Sons, Inc., dba Wisdom Adhesives and
    • Jeffrey Wisdom
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: December 2011
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Business contract case
  • Anderson and Swirtz v. JP Morgan Chase Bank
    • Practice Area: Real Estate
    • Date: December 2011
    • Outcome: Judgment in favor
    • Description: Property
  • Viravong Inc. v. Top Notch Enterprises Inc. and Jeffrey Anderson
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: November 2011
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Business contract case
  • Weir v. Voje
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: November 2011
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Business ownership case
  • Reinhardt v. Greystone Masonry, Inc.
    • Practice Area: Consumer Rights
    • Date: November 2011
    • Outcome: Judgment in favor; Appealed; Settled
    • Description: Contract
  • Nussbaum v. Nussbaum
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: November 2011
    • Outcome: Judgment in favor
    • Description: Business contract case
  • Krentz v. Dependable Auto Shippers
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: September 2011
    • Outcome: Judgment in favor
    • Description: Conciliation
  • Felicia Lundstrom vs American Family Mutual Insurance Company et al.
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: August 2010
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Business contract case
  • Cole Global Enterprises Inc, Tyrone Cole vs American Medical Systems Inc, York
    • Solutions LLC, AlphaSoft Services Corporation
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: August 2010
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Business contract case
  • Joni Medina, individually, and on behalf of Liberty Title Inc., vs Laura Haataja, Jeffrey Zweifel
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: August 2010
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Business ownership case
  • John Gregory Wehr vs Jared Wehr, Zachery Wehr, David Wehr
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: July 2010
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Contract case
  • Associated Mechanical Contractors, Inc. vs Watson-Forsberg Co. et al.
    • Practice Area: Real Estate
    • Date: April 2010
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Mechanics lien case
  • Peter Burgess, Jackie Burgess vs James Hamilton, Carolyn Hamilton
    • Practice Area: Real Estate
    • Date: March 2010
    • Outcome: Judgment in favor
    • Description: Real estate lease case
  • Toplace USA LLC vs Gary Cross
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: March 2010
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Business sale contract case
  • Hes-Lee, LLC vs JSGB Partners, Inc.
    • Practice Area: Real Estate
    • Date: January 2010
    • Outcome: In favor
    • Description: Commercial real estate eviction
  • Jeffrey Ormond vs Peter Luzaich, Elizabeth Luzaich
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: November 2009
    • Outcome: Judgment in favor
    • Description: Business contract case
  • Brian Pierzina vs State of Minnesota
    • Practice Area: Employment / Labor
    • Date: November 2009
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Employment case
  • Plaza 3000 Partnership LLP vs Bauman Management Inc et al.
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: September 2009
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Business contract case
  • Lori Hansen, Ladonna Maxwell vs Shauna Ohlson
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: September 2009
    • Outcome: Judgment in favor
    • Description: Business contract case
  • Cranston Cassells vs Audrey McWhite
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: July 2009
    • Outcome: Trial; Mixed decision.
    • Description: Real estate lease case
  • Patterson Dental Supply, Inc. vs Soram Teaching Dental Lab, Alexander Fuentes, Jr.
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: June 2009
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Business contract case
  • Party Posse Promotions LLC vs Global Connections Group LLC, Moody Khan, Shaz Khan
    • Practice Area: Real Estate
    • Date: January 2009
    • Outcome: Undisclosed
    • Description: Other civil
  • Signature Concepts Inc vs Hurricane Brand Holdings LLC and JM Field Marketing Inc
    • Practice Area: Business
    • Date: January 2009
    • Outcome: Settled
    • Description: Business contract case

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