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Fred Krietzman’s practice primarily involves representing homeowners associations (HOA), which he has done for more than 30 years. In the process, Fred has built many lasting business relationships with board members and property managers. He provides legal work in virtually all facets of HOAs: drafting and amending governing documents, collecting assessments (lien foreclosures, lawsuits and settlements), enforcing governing documents, reserve issues, interpreting governing documents, handling development issues, negotiating loans and management agreements, and overall counseling.

Fred also practices in general real estate and creditors’ remedies.

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Homeowner Association (HOA) and Common Interest Community (CIC) Law
  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate Law
  • Multi-Family Development
  • Real Estate Development
  • Creditor’s Rights and Remedies
  • Lien Foreclosures and Other Collection Remedies

Representative Work

  • Represents HOAs on corporate matters, drafting and revision of governing documents, dispute resolution, loan negotiation, and management negotiation.
  • Represents HOAs and other secured parties on real estate foreclosures and other creditor remedies.
  • Represents developers in the creation or conversion of multi-family developments (condominiums, townhome communities, and cooperatives), drafting of governing documents, purchase agreements, and disclosure information to purchasers.
  • Represents businesses and individuals on various real estate matters and collection matters.

Professional Certifications, Awards and Designations

  • Rated “AV” (highest rating) by Martindale Hubbell Legal Directory
  • Rule 114 Qualified Neutral (Civil Facilitative/Hybrid)

Bar Admission

  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1995
  • Minnesota, 1990

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Real Property Section, Landlord Tenant Section, and Debtor Creditor Section
  • Minnesota Chapter of the Community Associations Institute, Former Member of the Board of Directors and Former Chair of the Legal Committee


  • J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, 1990
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin – Madison, 1986


  • Frequent lecturer on HOA-related topics, multi-family development, and common interest community conversions for events sponsored by such organizations as:
    • Minnesota Chapter of the Community Associations Institute,
    • Minnesota Multi Housing Association, Minnesota CLE,
    • Bar Associations
    • Private Industry groups.


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