Carla J. Pedersen


T | 612-338-2525
F | 612-339-2386


Practice Areas

Commercial Real Estate, Commercial and Real Estate Leasing, Real Estate Finance, Corporate and Business


State of Minnesota, 1991
U.S. District Court of Minnesota, 1991
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1992


Hamline University School of Law, 1991, J.D., cum laude

  • Silver Gavel Honor Society; Dean’s List; Managing Editor, Hamline University Law Review

St. Olaf College, B.A., cum laude

  • Pi Sigma Alpha; Political Science Departmental Distinction

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

Member, Hennepin County Bar Association
Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
Member, Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women (MNCREW)
Member, Fellowship of Christian Business and Professional Women (FCBPW)

Professional Honors/Awards

2005 MNCREW Deal of the Year - Midtown Exchange Project
2005 CREW Network Deal of the Year - Midtown Exchange Project
2009 MNCREW Economic Improvement Award - W Minneapolis - The Foshay
2010 MNCREW Economic Improvement Award - Mill District City Apartments
2011 MNCREW Economic Improvement Award - Target Field Project

Community/Pro Bono

Frequent presenter at Continuing Legal Education Seminars
Chair and President, FCBPW
Church Council and Building Committee, Riverview Baptist Church

Personal Information

Carla resides in West St. Paul with her husband, Steven, and daughters Chelsea and Amanda. Carla's interests include horseback riding, gardening, reading and sports. She is actively involved with church and civic activities.