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Up & Coming Attorneys, Unsung Legal Heroes announced

Minnesota Lawyer//July 1, 2019

Up & Coming Attorneys, Unsung Legal Heroes announced

Minnesota Lawyer//July 1, 2019

Each year Minnesota Lawyer recognizes a group of new attorneys off to a fast start in their legal careers and the legal professionals who work to make sure the job gets done.

We are pleased to announce the 2019 Up & Coming Attorneys and Unsung Legal Heroes.

All of the up and coming attorney honorees are in their first decade of practice.

Unsung legal heroes come from seven categories: legal administrative assistant, paralegal or judicial clerk, administrator or office manager, librarian, accounting staff, information technology and marketing.

Congratulations to the 2019 Up & Coming Attorneys and Unsung Legal Heroes.

Up & Coming Attorneys

Uzodima Franklin Aba-Onu

Bassford Remele, P.A.


Shauro Bagchi

Maslon LLP


Ashley Bailey

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr


Jennell C. Bilek

Carlson Caspers


Alicia Miller Buchel



Alison J. Bure

Faegre Baker Daniels LLP


David Carrier

Bowman and Brooke LLP


Michael Cavallaro

Barnes & Thornburg LLP


Rachel Kitze Collins

Lockridge Grindal Nauen


Aleida Conners



Rachel Dahl

Hellmuth & Johnson


Angela Follett

Fish & Richardson


Calvin Hoffman

Stinson LLP


Holley Horrell

Greene Espel PLLP


Brett D. Kelley

Kelley, Wolter & Scott, P.A.


Colin Laffey

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services


Katie LaGrange

Ballard Spahr LLP


Richard C. Landon

Gray Plant Mooty


Patrick Lofton

Hennepin County Attorney’s Office


Allison M. Plunkett

Henson Efron


Faris Rashid

Greene Espel PLLP


Lauren Routhier

Stinson LLP


Michael Sacchet   

Ciresi Conlin


Paige S. Stradley

Merchant & Gould


Mahesha Subbaraman

Subbaraman PLLC


Hillary Taylor

Minnesota Attorney General’s Office – Solicitor General’s Division


Jessica Welk

Sherman Associates Inc.


Kyle Stephen Willems

Tewksbury & Kerfeld

Unsung Legal Heroes

Angela  M. Benser

Foley & Mansfield


Robin Dusterhoft

Robins Kaplan LLP


Kris Graves

City of Bloomington


Kelly Griffith

Fredrikson & Bryon PA


Dawn F. Hathaway

Quinlivan & Hughes P.A.


Daniel Hunter

Dorsey & Whitney LLP


Kimberly Kasper

Quinlivan & Hughes P.A.


Abigail Krueger

Merchant & Gould P.C.


Amy Kulbeik

Cozen O’Connor


Ashley Lind

Fish & Richardson


Nick Manty

Barnes & Thornburg LLP


John T. Murphy

Anoka County Law Library


DeeLon Pfeifer



Jess Rehbein

Stinson LLP


Joseph Satter

Minnesota State Bar Association; Hennepin County Bar Association; Ramsey County Bar Association


Jimmy Selix

Robins Kaplan LLP


Marie Siliciano

Office of Minnesota Attorney General


U.S. Attorney’s Office ALS Team         

U.S. Attorney’s Office


Jill Wright

Fish & Richardson


Dale Zillhart

Milavetz Gallop and Milavetz P.A.

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