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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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Up & Coming: Andrew Murphy

Andrew Murphy

In his first decade of practice, Andrew Murphy has not only achieved partner status at the Twin Cities’ largest law firm, but he has also established himself as a regional leader in labor and employment law. Murphy focuses on class ...

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Up & Coming: Kristin Berger Parker

Kristin Berger Parker

Kristin Berger Parker takes a holistic approach to her practice of employment law. As an experienced labor and employment practitioner, Parker takes a nuanced view, reminding employers that good employee relations can help them advance their business objectives. “You shouldn’t ...

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Up & Coming: Brian Rochel

Brian Rochel

Brian Rochel enjoys the “theater of litigation.” But representing employees in retaliation, whistleblower, wrongful-termination and other employment cases has a deeper meaning for him. “The ability to be involved in trial and appellate work and Supreme Court-level work … that ...

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Up & Coming: Erin Sindberg Porter

Erin Sindberg Porter

Working and communicating well with others — even opposing counsel — is a key to Erin Sindberg Porter’s legal practice. It’s particularly important in her role as a lead lawyer on two coordinated, consolidated cases involving complex issues in multiple ...

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Up & Coming: Carly Stephani

Carly Stephani

Some might avoid sifting through fire or property damage scenes, but not Carly Stephani. For Stephani, it’s necessary to understand the scientific and engineering principles involved in representing motor vehicle, medical device and other manufacturers in her national product liability ...

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