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Schmid Law Firm: Serving Burnsville, MN

Schmid Law Firm has been providing legal services to business and individuals within the city of Burnsville for more than a decade. Located just next door in Savage, the firm has a strong commitment to the communities of Minnesota’s South Metro, and Burnsville is no exception. Over the years we’ve helped our Burnsville-based clients through hundreds of transactional and litigation-based cases, including those within the areas of estate planning, corporate and business law, bankruptcy, real estate and more. And we’ve been good neighbors, both within Burnsville’s business community and within the community at-large. If you need a lawyer and live in Burnsville, MN, call Schmid Law Firm.

Read on for some historical information about the City of Burnsville. You’ll also find helpful links to a few city-related resources.

Burnsville is located 15 miles south of downtown Minneapolis and is part of Dakota County. Burnsville and nearby suburbs form the southern portion of Minneapolis-Saint Paul, also known as the South Metro.

Burnsville is currently the sixth-largest suburb in the metro area. At Burnsville’s center is a downtown area called Heart of the City that features urban-style retail and condominiums. The Burnsville Transit Station serves as the hub and headquarters of the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, providing regional bus service to five other suburbs. The Burnsville Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to helping business succeed by influencing public policy, improving the business environment, and building a better community.

The Dakota County Community Development Agency (CDA) is a local government agency administering over 30 programs and managing over 2,300 units of affordable workforce and senior housing that serve the communities and residents of Dakota County.

The Burnsville Economic Development Commission (EDC) is an advisory body to the City Council and the Economic Development Authority, charged with the responsibility of researching, reviewing and making recommendations on issues related to economic development.

City Of Burnsville, MN Official Site

Apple Valley

Apple Valley was incorporated in 1969, and is the 18th most populous city in Minnesota. In 2010, Money Magazine named Apple Valley the 20th best place to live in the United States.


Burnsville is located 15 miles south of downtown Minneapolis and is part of Dakota County. Burnsville is the sixth-largest suburb in the metro area.


As the southern gateway to the Twin Cities, Lakeville offers the advantages of living near a metropolitan area while providing a family-friendly atmosphere with outstanding recreational opportunities.

Prior Lake

Seen as the sister city of Shakopee, Prior Lake is one of the oldest southern metro cities and is 20 miles southwest of downtown Minneapolis in Scott County in Minnesota.


Savage is in Scott County in Minnesota and is bordered to the east by the city of Burnsville, to the west by the cities of Shakopee and Prior Lake, and on the south by Credit River Township.


Incorporated in 1857 as a booming river town, today Shakopee is the county seat of Scott County, one of the fastest-growing counties in the United States.

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