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Topher Davis is a native of Hermantown, MN and has been practicing law since 2011. He joined Maki & Overom in 2015 and practices in the areas of Municipal Law, Business Planning, Corporate Law, Estate Planning, Commercial Law, and Sports Law. He received his undergraduate degree from The College of Saint Scholastica in 2006 and worked as Assistant General Manager of the Duluth Huskies Baseball Club in 2007 and 2008. From there, he went to Southern California where he received both his law degree and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of La Verne, graduating in 2011.

Topher has been licensed to practice in California since 2011 and Minnesota since 2012. He is admitted to practice before all state courts in Minnesota and California and United States District Courts in Minnesota. He is a member of the State Bar of California, the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Minnesota 11th District Bar Association and the New Lawyers Section of the 11th District Bar Association.

Topher is also active within the community as he serves on the Board of Directors of the Hermantown Area Chamber of Commerce and the NorthShore Inline Marathon. He is a 2017 graduate of the Leadership Duluth program of the Duluth Chamber of Commerce. He is also active with the Two Harbors Area Chamber of Commerce and Fuse Duluth. He has served as a member of the City of Hermantown Board of Appeals & Adjustments and as a Volunteer with the Volunteer Attorney Program. He has been honored as a North Star Attorney by the Minnesota State Bar Association in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Published Works

Davis, Christopher, Jr., Malagrinò, Dylan Oliver, HOLD YOUR FIRE: THE INJUSTICE OF NCAA SANCTIONS ON INNOCENT STUDENT ATHLETES, Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 11, Issue 2, Spring 2012, 423-459.

Davis, Christopher, Jr., Malagrinò, Dylan Oliver, THE MYTH OF THE “FULL RIDE”: CHEATING OUR COLLEGIATE ATHLETES AND THE NEED FOR ADDITIONAL NCAA SCHOLARSHIP-LIMIT REFORM, Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 4, Summer 2013, 605-643.

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