Robert J. V. Vose

Robert J. V. Vose

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Bob Vose is a shareholder with Kennedy & Graven, Chartered. He practices in the areas of Government Relations and Administrative Law, and Telecommunications and Utility Law, with an emphasis in Telecommunications and Utility Law.

Bob received his B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin in 1990 and, in 1994, he received his law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School. While in law school, Bob worked as a summer associate at Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith and Frederick in Duluth, Minnesota.

Bob worked for five years as an associate for a local law firm, focusing his practice in municipal telecommunications law. He has represented many municipalities in Minnesota and around the country in the rapidly evolving area of municipal telecommunications regulation and right-of-way management. Bob joined Kennedy & Graven in 1999.

Bob has this to say about his practice:

I enjoy working with local governments to ensure that telecommunications services and facilities meet the needs of the community and local institutions, and also to provide an important community development tool.

Areas of Practice

  • Municipal Law
  • Telecommunications Law
  • General Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

Past Employment Positions

  • Bernick & Lifson, Associate, 1994 - 1999
  • Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, Summer Associate, 1992


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Juris Doctor - 1994
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1990
    • Honors: Golden Key Honor Society
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    • Major: Philosophy

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1994

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
  • National Telecommunications Officers and Advisors, Member
  • Minnesota Association of Community Telecommunications Administrators, Member
  • Minnesota Association of Community Telecommunications Administrators, Former Chair - Legislative Committee
  • Minnesota Association of Community Telecommunications Administrators, Legal Counsel & Lobbyist


  • Frequent Presenter, Telecommunication Conferences, NATOA
  • Frequent Presenter, Telecommunication Conferences, MACTA