Kim Price, a licensed attorney, has practiced in the areas of Minnesota contracts, construction law and commercial collections since 1993. She is a former partner in the construction law firm of Olson & Price, Ltd., and a recognized leader in the construction law industry. She received a prestigious BV rating from Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory, a rating conferred by her peers, with a score of 4.4 out of a possible 5. Minnesota lawyers selected Kim as a Minnesota Law & Politics "Super Lawyer". Kim speaks at continuing legal education seminars and in-house seminars about mechanic's lien and payment bond law and other construction, contract and commercial collections-related topics.
Price Law Firm, L.L.C., represents businesses in the construction industry to cost-effectively and cooperatively resolve disputes whenever possible. Kim works with construction companies to put together contract documents to protect their businesses and counsels clients regarding commercial and residential payment disputes. Kim has represented contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, design professionals and owners throughout her career.
Kim also handles various contract disputes and commercial (non-consumer) collection matters, some of which have not involved the construction industry.
Kim is a knowledgeable, thorough and conscientious attorney who cares about her clients and the continued success of their businesses. She seeks to build lasting relationships with clients that improve their bottom lines. Kim knows your time is valuable; she will travel to your Minnesota location to meet with you.
Here are some facts about Kim Price's qualifications to represent your construction business:
- J.D., cum laude, William Mitchell College of Law (1993)
- B.A., College of St. Thomas (1990)
- Certified mediation training (2000)
- Selected as a "Super Lawyer" in Minnesota Construction Law by Minnesota Law and Politics (2003)
- "BV" Rating by Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory
Seminars and Publications
- Construction Issues in Minnesota (2002) Lorman Education Services
- Mechanics' Liens and Bond Claims (2003) Sterling Education Services
- Ten Ways to Work Really Hard and Not Get Paid for Your Work (2007), Islamorada, Florida
- Mechanic's Liens, Payment Bonds and Getting Paid For Your Work (2010), Rochester, Minnesota
- Contract and Collections Issues (2010), Association of Professional Landscape Designers, Minnesota Chapter
- Member in the Spotlight articles for Associated Builders and Contractors Minnesota Chapter's Semi-Monthly Newsletter (2009-present)
- All Courts of the State of Minnesota
- United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
- United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Professional and Trade Associations
- Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
- Dakota County Bar Association, Member
- Construction Law Section, Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
- Associated Builders and Contractors of Minnesota Member
Other Noteworthy Experience
Represented a non-DBE subcontractor in a successful challenge to the constitutionality of the Minnesota Department of Transportation's DBE program.
Represented a prime contractor and its surety against a supplier for extra costs incurred by the prime contractor due to the supplier's failure to perform a contract in connection with a Texas project. The claim was favorably settled through mediation after a federal lawsuit was initiated.
Successfully appealed a case before the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Successfully obtained judgments for contractors, subcontractors and materials suppliers.
Successfully arbitrated cases.
Mediated numerous cases, many of which resulted in favorable settlements.
Prepared for and conducted trials, both as lead counsel and as "second chair".
Served as part-time in-house counsel for a Minnesota contractor.