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John C. Holden

John C. Holden

  • Employment Law
  • Minnesota
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Summary

I have thirty years of experience practicing employment and business law. Having served as an attorney in private practice, a contract attorney for Northwest Airlines, and an In-House Counsel for CP Rail, I have diverse experience in representing and advising clients on various legal matters. I have extensive experience advising businesses and individuals on how to comply with the law. I have worked with corporations to develop pro-active strategies to ensure corporate compliance with State and Federal laws. My background and experience includes:

• Thirty years of experience in employment and business law, 15 years as legal counsel to a variety of small businesses and 10 years as in-house counsel for CP Rail.
• Independent contractor attorney for Northwest Airlines investigating and resolving internal EEO complaints and assured compliance with EEO laws.
• Negotiate and draft Employment Contracts, Severance Agreements, Independent Contractor Agreements and Non-Competition Agreements on behalf of businesses and individuals.
• Requested to share expertise by leading seminars for managers within businesses on hiring and firing practices and coaching difficult employees.
• 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, and draft employment policy and procedures.
• Negotiate and resolve small business legal disputes.

Education
William Mitchell College of Law
J.D. (1987) | Law
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University of Wisconsin - Madison
B.A. (1982) | Political Science and History
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Professional Associations
Hennepin County Bar
Member
- Current
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Minnesota State Bar # 0180919
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Minnesota
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Area
  • Employment Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Website
Holden Law Firm
Contact & Map
6600 FRANCE AVE S STE 465
6600 FRANCE AVE S STE 465
Edina, MN 55435
USA
Telephone: (952) 345-8272