Each year Minnesota Lawyer recognizes a group legal professionals who work to make sure the job gets done. We are very pleased to announce the 2014 Unsung Legal Heroes.
The Unsung Legal Heroes award honors the law firm employees who have consistently gone above and beyond the call of duty often behind the scenes. This award is reserved for the state’s most talented and dedicated legal support professionals.
The honorees were chosen from eight different categories: Firm Administrator, Law Librarian, Legal Marketer, Legal Secretary, IT, Accounting, Paralegal and Legal Education.
Click the names below to read about each honoree.
2014 Unsung Legal Heroes:
Weida Allen — Children’s Law Center of Minnesota
James Anderson — Hennepin County District Court
Lori Anfinsen — Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P.
Chris Austin & Edward Jorczyk — Bowman and Brooke LLP
Nicole Battles — Minnesota State Bar Association
Jennifer Beaudette — Fish & Richardson
Lisa Birchen — Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P.
Natalie Brauer, Jason Kruger, Lacy Lukaszewicz — Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
Ramona Carhart — Price, McCluer & Plachecki
Tia Chabot — Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty & Bennett, P.A.
Becky Furman — Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P.
Sharon Raye Hanson — SiebenCarey
Kelly Hess — Lindquist & Vennum LLP
Barbara Kallusky — Hamline University School of Law
Josh Katan — Kelly and Jacobson
Alissa Leibfried — Washington County Attorney’s Office
Terri Luzovich — Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty & Bennett, P.A.
Corrie Mendenhall — Faegre Baker Daniels
Aong Moua — Stinson Leonard Street LLP
Joe Parker — Messerli & Kramer
Brandi Stavlo — Ramsey County Mental Health Court
Carla E. Tollefsrud — Dorsey & Whitney LLP
A list of all past honorees is available here.