Arthur Chapman Michael P. North
  • Michael P. North
  • Shareholder
  • Arthur Chapman Kettering Smetak & Pikala, P.A.
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 612-375-5907  direct dial
  • 612-339-7655  fax

  • mpnorth@arthurchapman.com
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Mike works with a diverse group of clients including general contractors, roofing contractors, stucco applicators and framers on construction cases involving both single-family and multi-family residential buildings, as well as commercial buildings. Most often, his devoted construction practice involves the representation of window manufacturers.  Mike has assisted clients in matters being litigated in the court system, including trial, as well as cases being arbitrated and mediated. He also advises clients regarding litigation management issues, contractual issues, and other matters.  Clients recognize Mike for his ability to develop big picture strategies in order to prevent problems before they occur, while working in a focused, efficient manner to solve problems after they arise.


Education

William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1992 (Honors: cum laude) 
St. Olaf College, B.A., 1985


Mike works with a diverse group of clients including general contractors, roofing contractors, stucco applicators and framers on construction cases involving both single-family and multi-family residential buildings, as well as commercial buildings. Most often, his devoted construction practice involves the representation of window manufacturers.  Mike has assisted clients in matters being litigated in the court system, including trial, as well as cases being arbitrated and mediated. He also advises clients regarding litigation management issues, contractual issues, and other matters.  Clients recognize Mike for his ability to develop big picture strategies in order to prevent problems before they occur, while working in a focused, efficient manner to solve problems after they arise.


Education

William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1992 (Honors: cum laude) 
St. Olaf College, B.A., 1985


Bar Admissions

Minnesota, 1992
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1995


Publication

Construction Defect Claims in Minnesota: Coverage and Defense Desk Book, (Contributing Author), Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala, P.A., 2003


Professional Associations and Memberships

Dakota County Bar Association 
Defense Research Institute
Hennepin County Bar Association
Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
Minnesota State Bar Association


License

Minnesota

Practice Areas


Legal Team