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Attorney Bio

Adam Ripple is a shareholder in the firm.  He concentrates his practice in:

  •  Municipal and Government Law – City, Township, County, Special Districts
  •  Land Use and Zoning – Platting and planned use developments; industrial, commercial and residential development; shoreland concerns; sewer projects
  •  Condemnation/ Eminent Domain – Both right of way acquisition and landowner representation
  •  Environmental and Water Law – Environmental review, agricultural drainage, public water/wetland projects, wastewater issues

Adam takes pride in providing government clients with responsive, relevant advice in local governance and finding practical solutions to problems. He also enjoys guiding businesses and property owners through their interactions with state and local government.

Adam, a native of Portage, Wisconsin, lives in Collegeville Township and is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys camping, paddling, hunting, and fishing with his wife and daughter.

Education & Experience

Adam graduated from Northland College with a degree in Chemistry and Biology. He received his law degree and a Master of Arts degree in Public Administration from Hamline University in St. Paul. Prior to joining Rinke Noonan in 2006, Adam worked with various county, state and federal agencies.

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Adam is actively involved in community service and is a member of several wildlife conservation organizations. He has previously served on the Board of Directors for Minnesota Waters, the Board of the Central Minnesota Transportation Alliance and as an appointed member of the Stearns County Extension Committee. Adam lives on a hobby farm in Collegeville Township and enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and daughter.


Mary Jo Rowan
Practice Areas:

Municipal Law
Government Law
Eminent Domain
Angie Bengtson
Practice Areas:

Property Owner Condemnation
Eminent Domain
Julie Fincher
Practice Areas:

Agricultural Law
Water Law