Stephen J. Bubul

Stephen J. Bubul

Of–counsel
Location:
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Phone:
612-337-9228
Fax:
612-337-9310
Email:

Steve Bubul is of-counsel to Kennedy & Graven, Chartered. He practices in the areas of Public Finance, Economic Development and Redevelopment, Land Use, and Local Government Law.

In 1975, Steve earned a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Steve enrolled in the Masters of Urban and Regional Planning program at the University of Wisconsin, graduating in 1978. Upon graduation, Steve worked as a community development planner at the Dane County Regional Planning Commission (in Wisconsin). During part of this time, he was attending the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he graduated cum laude in 1986. He also was a law clerk at the Wisconsin Attorney General's Office.

Following law school, Steve served as a law clerk to former Justice Peter Popovich at the Minnesota Supreme Court. After being admitted to the Minnesota bar in 1988, he joined the predecessor firm to Kennedy & Graven.

Areas of Practice

  • Economic Development and Redevelopment Law
  • Public Finance
  • Local Government Law
  • Land Use Law

Past Employment Positions

  • LeFevere, Lefler, Kennedy, O'Brien & Drawz, Associate, 1988 - 1989
  • Minnesota Supreme Court, Hon. Peter S. Popovich, Justice, Law Clerk, 1987 - 1988
  • State of Wisconsin, Attorney General's Office, Law Clerk, 1986 - 1987
  • Dane County Regional Planning Commission, Land Use and Community Development Planner, 1978 - 1985

Education

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence cum laude - 1986
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • Masters of Urban and Regional Planning - 1978
    • Honors: Vilas Graduate Fellowship
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1975
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: Anthropology

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1987
  • Minnesota, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1987

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota Association of City Attorneys, Member
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers, Member

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer, Tax Increment Financing and Economic Development, Minnesota Association of Small Cities, 1989 - Present
  • Lecturer, Tax Increment Financing and Economic Development, League of Minnesota Cities, 1989 - Present
  • Lecturer, Tax Increment Financing and Economic Development, Minnesota Association of City Attorneys, 1989 - Present