We have a beautiful city that is served by outstanding staff. I believe that, by working together and creatively, we can preserve the natural beauty and open space of Medina, the unparalleled level of city services to which we have become accustomed, and a tax rate that is one of the lowest in the county.


Acting Mayor, and Mayor, 2018; City Council, 2013-2018; Planning Commission, 2010-2013

Nationally recognized real estate and land use lawyer

Former Chair ABA Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law

Managing Partner, Malkerson Gunn Martin LLP

Trained Mediator

Selected as a “Super Lawyer” and one of “the Best Lawyers in America”; recognized as a Leading Lawyer by Chambers USA



Elected As Chair of  Medina's 2040 Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee, which significantly reduces planned residential growth for the City

Initiated long range planning with the Hamel, Long Lake, Maple Plain and Loretto fire departments to develop a strategic plan for future delivery of emergency response services

Collaborated with the City’s legal team to mediate land use litigation in a manner that preserved open space from future development

Appointed as liaison between City Council and the Police and Fire Departments, the Planning Commission and Public Works Department


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