Minnesota's longest-running law firm closes

St. Paul-based Moore, Costello & Hart dissolved as of Monday, according to the Business Journal. The law firm was founded in 1855 and focused on small business consulting, nonprofit and health care law, estate planning, and commercial and construction litigation. U.S. Chief Justice Warren Burger was a partner before he was appointed by President Richard Nixon in 1969.
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St. Paul-based Moore, Costello & Hart dissolved as of Monday, according to the Business Journal. The law firm was founded in 1855 and focused on small business consulting, nonprofit and health care law, estate planning, and commercial and construction litigation. U.S. Chief Justice Warren Burger was a partner before he was appointed by President Richard Nixon in 1969.

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