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Up & Coming: Sam Diehl

Sam Diehl

Minneapolis attorney Sam Diehl has distinguished himself handling First Amendment litigation for Twin Cities area churches. “I care deeply about religious liberty,” said Diehl, who primarily practices employment law. Just two years after graduating from law school, Diehl represented the ...

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Up & Coming: Holly Dolejsi

Holly Dolejsi

Attorney Holly Dolejsi enjoys representing plaintiffs in mass tort cases against some of the nation’s largest medical device and pharmaceutical companies. “It is like a neighbor taking on Goliath,” Dolejsi said of her job. “I like to help clients gain ...

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Up & Coming: Ryan Else

Ryan Else

Ryan Else, a combat veteran himself, is passionate about defending veterans in criminal cases, helping them to “hit reset” and get back on their feet while dealing with underlying physical, mental and adjustment problems of returning to civilian life. One ...

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Up & Coming: Charmaine Harris

Charmaine Harris

Charmaine Harris is a second-career attorney whose training and experience as a mechanical engineer dovetail into her practice in the areas of medical-device, products-liability defense and other complex litigation. At Blackwell Burke P.A., she is a lead associate for a ...

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Up & Coming: Eikoku Ikeno

Eikoku Ikeno

Eikoku Ikeno, one of three staff attorneys at the Children’s Law Center of Minnesota, calls his work advocating for abandoned, abused or neglected children his dream job. It’s why he went to law school. He graduated from the University of ...

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Up & Coming: Jing Jin

Jing Jin

In just two years at the Briggs & Morgan firm, Jing Jin has impressed colleagues and clients alike with her keen understanding of commercial finance. Jin comes by that knowledge thanks to a background that includes time as vice president ...

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Up & Coming: Kelsey Kelley

Kelsey Kelley

For Kelsey Kelley, there was never much doubt that she was going to practice law in the public sector. After clerking at the Minnesota Court of Appeals for now-Justice Margaret Chutich, Kelley went straight to the Anoka County Attorney’s office ...

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Up & Coming: Joseph Kelly

Joseph Kelly

Joseph Kelly represented a veteran who was fired by the city of Hopkins, reinstated after a veteran’s preference hearing, and was sued by the city for $66,000 for the costs of the hearing. The city lost that case in the ...

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Up & Coming: Alyssa Lawson

Alyssa Lawson

Alyssa Lawson took awhile to find her niche in law, but once she did there was no doubt about it. After studying political science and philosophy as an undergrad, she began law school with a focus on international law. But ...

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Up & Coming: Melissa Muro LaMere

Melissa Muro LaMere

In five years of practice, Melissa Muro LaMere has reached milestones many attorneys are still dreaming of at that point in their careers. She has proven to be a skilled litigator and has shown equal acumen representing pro bono clients ...

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