Steven T. Rizzi, Jr.

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Steven T. Rizzi, Jr. joined the Adams, Rizzi & Sween. P.A. firm in 1983. Steve is a general practitioner who works in several areas including: school law, labor law, employment law, business and corporate law, estate planning and real estate law. He has experience in several matters including: contract drafting and disputes, employee matters (employee relations, employment issues, labor negotiations, wrongful issues, labor negotiations, wrongful discharge), estate planning (wills, trusts, powers of attorney), government data practice questions and compliance, public bodies and public meetings, incorporation, limited liability companies, sales and acquisitions, collective bargaining, and contracts.

Steve is active in many professional and civic activities. He currently serves as Secretary for The Hormel Foundation Board of Directors. Previously Steve served on the Board of Directors of the Minnesota School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys and twice served as the Council's Chair. Steve's teaching experience prior to attending law school provides him with a unique perspective in the area of school law.

In addition, Steve is Past President of the following organizations: Austin Area Chamber of Commerce, Austin Early Risers Kiwanis Club, Minnesota Riverland Technical Foundation, Austin Public Education Foundation, Inc., Parenting Resource Center Board of Directors, and Mower County Bar Association. Steve is also a graduate of the Blandin Community Leadership program.Delta Theta Phi. Appellate Advocacy Instructor, University of Minnesota, 1982-1983.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Labor and Employment
  • Real Estate
  • Corporation Law
  • School Districts
  • Litigation
  • Wills
  • Estate Planning

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
507-433-7394  Phone
University Attended:
University of Minnesota-Duluth, B.S., 1977
Law School Attended:
University of Minnesota, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
1984, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota; 1983, Minnesota
Mower County (President, 1989-1990), Tenth District, Minnesota State (Member, Sections on: Real Property Law; Labor and Employment; Administrative Law) and American (Member, Section on Labor and Employment Law) Bar Associations; Minnesota School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys (Chair, 1996-1998); The Hormel Foundation (Secretary, 1999—).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard

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