Robyn N. Moschet--Shareholder--Minnesota

Robyn N. MoschetShareholder | Minnesota

Robyn N. Moschet

"It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and then do your best."

- W. Edwards Deming

Rob grew up on the North Shore of Lake Superior, to which he returns whenever he can to fish, hike, kayak, and take in the beauty of the Minnesota Arrowhead region. He has practiced law for 40 years and has handled a wide variety of cases in state courts and various administrative tribunals involving personal injury, workers’ compensation, property damage, real estate, contracts and contract disputes, licensing matters, receivership, construction defects, and professional liability claims.

Having represented clients in such a wide variety of legal matters over the years, Rob has adopted the motto, “Listen. Understand. Only then, Advise.” He has put this motto to good use in his current practice representing construction professionals in cases alleging construction and design defects, and he has learned that effective advocacy often involves managing risk by negotiation as well as litigation.

Rob is an active member of his church where he currently serves on the board of trustees of the church foundation, and is an active participant with Kids Against Hunger. He indulges his inner thespian by participating in a community theater group.

Education
  • University of Minnesota Law School (JD)
  • Concordia College (BA, magna cum laude)
Bar Admissions
  • Minnesota
  • Colorado
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Publications
  • Author: Minnesota's Notice & Opportunity to Repair Law, Hennepin Lawyer, Nov. 2006
  • "Separate and Not Always Equal – Insured contract and Al Tenders" CLM Litigation Magazine, Spring 2013
Significant Cases
  • Oreck v. Harvey Homes, Inc. – 602 N.W. 2d 424(MN Ct. App, 1999) harmonizing terms of statute of limitations with statutory warranty liability of home builders
  • Sletto v. Wesley Construction, Inc. – 733 N.W. 2d 838(MN Ct. App, 2007) construing time of commencement of statutory warranty claims for purposes of statute of limitations governing construction defect claims
  • Roitenberg v. Halley’s Custom Homes – (2007 MN App. Unpub. LEXIS841) construing homebuilder’s rights to notice and opportunity to repair claimed defects
  • Bruber v. Halley’s Custom Homes – (2007 MN App. Unpub. LEXIS1177) construing fraud exception to statute of limitations time – bar on construction defect claims
Honors
  • Super Lawyer, Minnesota Law & Politics, 2006 - 2015
  • AV® Preeminent™ Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
Community Involvement
  • Instructor: Course for Licensing Minnesota Real Estate Agents
  • Lecturer: State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education seminars on: No-Fault Auto Claims, Defense Perspectives, Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace, Introduction to FMLA, Select ADA issues, Residential Construction Defect Claims, and Defense Perspectives (presenter and Co-Chair)
  • National Association Home Remodelers, Responding to Construction Defect Claims, Professional Liability Defense Federation, Arbitration
  • "Construction Defects 101" CLM Training Course 2011
  • Mount Calvary Lutheran Church Foundation, Trustee
  • Kids Against Hunger, Volunteer
Professional Memberships
  • American Bar Association - Tort and Insurance, Construction, and Alternative Resolution Dispute Practice Sections
  • Minnesota State Bar Association – Construction Section
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Amdahl Inn of Court
  • Council on Litigation Management (former state chair)
  • Litigation Council of America
  • Professional Liability Defense Federation
Gregory A. Hedquist
Paralegal
Laurie L. Falla
Legal Administrative Assistant

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