• Hunter Advisors, Law Office, Businerss Law, Estate Planning, Business Succession Planning, Trust Services, Business Valuations, Financial Expert Witness

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Credentials

  • Attorney (JD) licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota

  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)

  • Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF)

Education Background

  • B.S. Accounting from Colorado State University , 1987

  • Juris Doctorate, University of Wyoming , 1990

  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) Training, (NACVA) 2000

  • Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) Training, (NACVA) 2009/2010

Business Experience

  • Principal and Board Member, Boeckermann Grafstrom & Mayer, LLC

  • Founder and President of Hunter Advisors, PLLC

  • Extensive experience working with closely-held and/or family-owned businesses and their shareholders. This experience includes business planning, tax planning, personal financial and retirement planning, ownership transactions, management restructuring, cash flow planning, business valuations, litigation support and analysis, evaluation and negotiations of business acquisitions and divestitures and other consulting activities.

Professional Organizations

  • Member and Past State Chapter President of National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)

  • Member of National Litigation Forensics Board for NACVA (2012-2015)

  • Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Member of Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants

  • Member of American Bar Association

  • Member of the Minnesota State Bar Association

  • Member of Hennepin County Bar Association

Published Articles

  • Minnesota's New LLC Act (8/15)

  • Minnesota Residents – Intention Does Not Always Win (2/14)

  • Discussion of the Minnesota New Tax Law (6/13)

  • Defending an Individual Retirement Account Against Judgment Creditors (3/13)

  • A Look to the Future (7/12)

  • Independent Contractors vs. Employees (5/12)

  • Taxes….Taxes – What to Know for 2012 Planning (1/12)

  • New Exclusions from Minnesota Estate Tax (8/11)

  • New Regulations for FBAR Reporting (3/11)

  • Tax Provisions Affecting Individuals for 2010 (01/11)

  • Angel Tax Credit (09/2010)

  • Small Business Health Care Tax Credit (05/2010)

  • Gifting – A Twist (5/2010)

  • Deferral or Elimination of Taxable Income for Debt Discharges may be Available for Tax Years 2009 and 2010 (1/2010)

  • Business Succession Planning (09/2009)

  • Valuing a Business Under Current Economic Conditions (01/09)

  • Required Minimum Distribution Relief (12/2008)

  • Discharge of Certain Mortgages are now Excluded from Gross Income (12/2007)

  • 2008 Minnesota Health Care Reform Act Adds More Paperwork for the Minnesota Business Owner (12/2007)


  • Estate of Michael Engel, Hennepin County District Court (September, 2011)

  • Halla Nursery, Inc. v. United Fire & Casualty Company (May, 2014)

  • Ledge Rock Management, LLC et al. v. Todd Krynski et al. (July, 2014)

  • Mary Zehowski v. Timothy C. Peterson, Sr. (June 2017)


Hunter Advisors PLLC is a business law firm providing legal and financial services for businesses and the executive management serving the Twin Cities, Minnesota area.