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Up & Coming Attorneys

Minnesota Lawyer is proud to announce the 2015 Up & Coming Attorneys! Join us in celebrating this outstanding group on September 10, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. This is the fourth year of combining Unsung Legal heroes and Up & Coming Attorneys into one celebration. Our celebrated honorees have not only distinguished themselves among their peers, but in their community and the legal field.


Event information: 
When: September 10, 2015
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. – Registration and social hour
12:00 – 1:15 p.m. – Luncheon and awards presentation
WhereHyatt Regency Minneapolis (Northstar Ballroom)

Click HERE to register!

2015 Up & Coming Attorneys Honorees

Kaisa Adams  
Zelle Hofman Voelbel & Mason LLPEmily A. Ambrose  
Blackwell Burke P.A. 

Ryan J. Bies
Dougherty, Molenda, Solfest, Hills & Bauer P.A.


Kimberly Brzezinski  
Hanft Fride, P.A.


Jennifer Bullard   
Bowman and Brooke LLP


Christopher J. Cadem
Cadem Law Group, PLLC


Brian Clark    
Lockridge Grindal Nauen


Anne Cotter
Stinson Leonard Street LLP


Sarah Davis  
The Legal Rights Center


Sybil Dunlop 
Greene Espel, PLLP

James Gempeler  
North Star Criminal DefenseLeora Maccabee Itman
Maslon LLP 

Phillip M. Kitzer
Teske, Micko, Katz, Kitzer & Rochel, PLLP


Jessica L. Klander 
Bassford Remele


Brett M. Larson
Messerli & Kramer P.A.


Rick Linsk
Lockridge Grindal Nauen PLLP


JoLynn M. Markison
Dorsey & Whitney LLP


Riann Meyer 
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid


Ryan R. Miske
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Angela Munoz-Kaphing Robins Kaplan LLPJoshua T. Natzel 
Lindquist & Vennum LLP 

Michael D. Reif 
Robins Kaplan LLP


Zachary J. Robins  
Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.


Stephen E. Schemenauer
Stinson Leonard Street LLP


Nadege Souvenir  
Dorsey & Whitney LLP


Victoria M. B. Taylor 
Crossroads Legal Services, LLP


Lola Velazquez-Aguilu  
U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Minnesota


Adriel Villarreal  
Barna, Guzy & Steffen, Ltd.

Click here to read the announcement article in Minnesota Lawyer

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  • Bassford Remele
  • Bowman and Brooke LLP
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Larkin Hoffman
  • Maslon LLP
  • Robins Kaplan LLP
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • University of Minnesota Law School
  • Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
  • Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason LLP

Up & Coming Attorneys 2014:

Special section magazine
Event photos

Up & Coming Attorneys 2013:

Special section magazine
Event photos 

Up & Coming Attorneys 2012:


Event Information: Amanda Dorn | 612-584-1534

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