Phone: 651-234-6201


James J. Mongé, III is an associate attorney that practices in the areas of municipal law, eminent domain, land use, appellate law, and litigation. He also handles general municipal matters for all of the firm’s municipal clients and serves as the City Attorney for the city of Shafer. Prior to joining Campbell Knutson, James served the League of Minnesota Cities as a property and casualty and land use litigator. In that role, he successfully defended cities throughout the State of Minnesota in district court, the Minnesota Court of Appeals, and the Minnesota Supreme Court. James was also responsible for updating the 2014 Minnesota Basic Code of Ordinances, a model code of ordinances for Minnesota cities.  James served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Paul T. Benshoof in Ninth Judicial District from 1998-2000.

General Municipal
Land Use
Eminent Domain

Juris Doctorate
Activities: Student Bar Association President

BOSTON COLLEGEChestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Bachelor of Arts
Major: Political Science

Minnesota Supreme Court
United States District Court, District of Minnesota
Wisconsin Supreme Court

Minnesota State Bar Association
Ramsey County Bar Association
Warren E. Burger Inn of Court
State Bar of Wisconsin

Super Lawyers
– Rising Star, 2007 & 2008
CALI Award
– Federal Courts, 1998