Attorneys of the Year
Posted: 5:04 pm Thu, June 10, 2010
SEATING FOR THIS EVENT WILL OPEN JANUARY 6TH!
When: February 20, 2014 – Dinner and awards presentation
Where: Hyatt Regency Minneapolis – Downtown Minneapolis
Time: 5-6pm Registration 6-7:30pm Dinner/Awards Presentation
Advertising & Sponsorship Opportunities: Steve Jahn 612-584-1573
Event Information: Amanda Dorn 612-584-1534
Honorees have been chosen by a panel from the submitted nominations based on procuring a successful result in an important case or business transaction, the leadership in professional associations, by the participation in newsworthy events in the legal community, or by performing significant public services or in-house legal services.
This will be the fourth year that Minnesota Lawyer will present the Circle of Excellence, this award is to honor those who have made the Attorneys of the Year list in multiple years.
The 2013 honorees will be announced on December 16, 2013 and the special section will be published in Minnesota Lawyer on February 24, 2014.
Attorneys of the Year 2013
Larry Fett, Kenn Fukuda, Sonia Miller-Van Oort, Jon Strauss, and Mark Zitzewitz – Sapientia Law Group
Jeanette Bazis*, Lisa Brabbit*, Marie Failinger, and Mary Vasaly* – Infinity Project
David Beehler, Robins, William Bornstein, Michael V. Ciresi, Melissa Goodman, Tom Hamlin, Mathew Korte, Katie Crosby Lehmann, and Michael Reif – Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P.
Andrew Davis, Wade Davis, Jennifer Ives, Daniel Oberdorfer*, and Douglas R. Peterson – Leonard, Street and Deinard
Robert Bennett*, Gaskins Bennett Birrell Schupp LLP and William L. H. Lubov, Lubov & Associates
Patrick J. Ciliberto and Todd P. Zettler – Scott County Attorney, Michael O. Freeman and Michael Richardson – Hennepin County Attorney (Brooks Case Team)
Timothy Baer and David March – Target Corporation
Professor Dale Carpenter and Nancy A. Haas – MN United
Robert Bennett* and Jeffrey S. Storms – Gaskins Bennett Birrell Schupp LLP
Jeff Anderson* – Anderson and Associates
Norman Baer – Anthony Ostlund Baer & Louwagie
Stephen R. Baird* – Winthrop & Weinstine P. A.
Dana Bartocci – Minnesota Women Lawyers
Jennifer Reedstrom Bishop – Gray Plant Mooty
Felicia J. Boyd – Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Morgan Burns – Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
David A. Davenport – Winthrop & Weinstine P. A.
Mark Fiddler – Fiddler Law Office, P.A.
Michael E. Florey – Fish & Richardson
Daniel E. Gustafson* – Gustafson Gluek PLLC
Kay Nord Hunt – Lommen, Abdo, Cole, King & Stageberg, P.A.
Chris Madel* – Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P
Katherine McBride – Meagher & Geer, PLLP
Charles P. Moorse – Lindquist & Vennum LLP
David Bradley Olsen – Henson & Efron, P.A.
Devan V. Padmanabhan – Winthrop & Weinstine P. A.
Tony Palumbo – Anoka County
Matthew Ralph – Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Kim Schmid – Bowman and Brooke LLP
Susan Segal – City Hall, Minneapolis
Hal Shillingstad – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Mike Snyder – Meshbesher & Spence
Charles Spevacek* – Meagher & Geer, PLLP
Byron Starns – Leonard, Street and Deinard
Barbara Zurek – Meagher & Geer, PLLP
*Circle of Excellence honorees
Outstanding Service to the Profession:
David Brink – American Bar Association
Judge Kathleen Gearin – Ramsey County District Court
Ron Meshbesher – Meshbesher & Spence
John Stuart – Minnesota State Public Defender
Kenneth Tilsen – Attorney at Law
Justice Rosalie E. Wahl – Minnesota Supreme Court
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Click to see the 2011 Attorneys of the Year event photos
Click to view the 2010 Attorneys of the Year Special Supplement