Julie is a litigator in Larkin Hoffman’s real estate department, having gained a focus on that practice before and while attending law school, through positions as a paralegal and as a law clerk, including at the League of Minnesota Cities. She assists clients with a far-reaching range of needs, from complex real estate disputes, to premises liability, litigation arising from commercial and regulatory transactions, and land use approvals.
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2009
U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, 2009
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 2011
Professional Associations & Memberships
Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
Minnesota Women Lawyers
Volunteer Lawyers Network
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2008 J.D., magna cum laude
University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, WI, 1999 B.A., With Highest Honors
Before law school, Julie worked as a paralegal at a general practice law firm and provided litigation support in real estate, commercial, criminal and family law disputes, in addition to assisting clients seeking or opposing governmental entitlements for land uses. She was also a paralegal at a personal injury law firm.
During law school, Julie clerked within the litigation department at the League of Minnesota Cities, as well as with Larkin Hoffman's Real Estate Litigation Department. She was also a Student Director for the school's Maynard Pirsig Moot Court and an extern to Hennepin County Judge George F. McGunnigle.
Real Estate, Land Use and Resources
Real Estate, Land Use and Resources Experience
Real Estate Litigation Team Defends Commercial Construction Company
A commercial construction company facing damage claims turned to Larkin Hoffman for support. The Larkin Hoffman real estate litigation team successfully defended the company against claims that its construction of a condominium had damaged the neighboring property owners’ common wall.
Larkin Hoffman Successfully Represents Property Owners in Contested City Regulations
A group of property owners in western Wisconsin learned of an airport overlay ordinance that their neighboring city planned to adopt and sought assistance from Larkin Hoffman’s Land Use team.
Larkin Hoffman Successfully Represents Real Estate Brokerage Firm in Exclusive Leasing Agreement Dispute
James Susag and Julie Nagorski successfully represented a real estate brokerage firm in prosecuting its claims that an owner of a multi-unit building breached the exclusive leasing agreement and caused it to suffer significant monetary damages. Following a successful opposition to a vigorous motion for summary judgment, they recently negotiated a settlement of the claims, allowing the brokerage firm to obtain substantial compensation for its damages.
Larkin Hoffman Represents Lender in Eviction Dispute After Foreclosure
Representing a lender after foreclosure of its mortgage against a multi-unit building, Julie Nagorski recently obtained favorable decisions allowing the two remaining occupants to be evicted.
Building Owner Compensated for Lost Rent and Inventory Costs
James Susag and Julie Nagorski recently obtained an award of substantial damages for the owner of a large manufacturing building following a four-day trial. After service of a writ of recovery, the occupant of the property required several weeks to remove its equipment and inventory. The award compensates the owner for lost rent and inventory costs.
Allowing Continued Occupancy By Tenant After Termination Notice Was Not Waiver of Landlord's Right to Evict
A frequent claim raised by a tenant facing eviction is that the landlord waived, through its conduct, the right to evict the tenant, but the Minnesota Court of Appeals recently issued a decision in Koenig v. Koenig clarifying the extent of landlord waivers. No. A11-920, 2012 WL 762306 (Minn. App. March 12, 2012).
Supreme Court Rejects Claim for Vested Rights to Sign Built Under City Permit Issued in Error
Reliance on a written permit and considerable expenditures, alone, are insufficient to create a vested right in a construction project according to a recent Minnesota Supreme Court decision.
"As Is" Clauses Do Not Equal Iron-Clad Protection
Julie Nagorski discusses how the standard "as is" clause does not provide absolute protection from all claims regarding the condition of property and what steps should be taken to protect against potential liability.
Midwest Real Estate News Names Larkin Hoffman 'Best of the Best'
Larkin Hoffman is proud to announce the firm's inclusion in Midwest Real Estate News' 2012 'Best of the Best.' Larkin Hoffman was included with 28 other firms that have a significant influence and reputation within the real estate industry.
Five Larkin Hoffman Attorneys Named 2012 Rising Stars
Larkin Hoffman is proud to announce that attorneys Ryan Boe, Kathleen Harrell-Latham, Mike Mergens, Julie Nagorski and Tamara O'Neill Moreland have been named to the 2012 Rising Stars® list by Super Lawyers Magazine.
Mergens Serves as Program Vice Chair and Panel Moderator for ABA Conference: State and EPA Perspectives for Region Five
Mike Mergens moderated a discussion on RCRA and solid waste current issues at the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Conference -- "State and EPA Perspectives on Environmental Issues in Region Five."
Attorneys Published in Inside Energy Blog
Mike Mergens and Julie Nargorski discuss the United States Supreme Court decision that strikes down the government’s attempt to broaden CERCLA liability.
Larkin Hoffman Women's Networking Event at the Minneapolis Central Library
The Larkin Hoffman women attorneys hosted a professional networking event at the the Minneapolis Central Library. The annual event strives to connect women with women to foster professional relationships.
Larkin Hoffman Women's Networking Event
The Larkin Hoffman women attorneys hosted a professional networking event at the Target Field Metropolitan Club.