“I’ve always liked helping people,” Richard Ruohonen says. He accomplished that in a big way throughout 2022.
Cliff Greene might be retired from the practice of law, but by no means does that mean he’s done working.
Recently retired, Theresa Hughes has a lot to look back on with pride.
Following the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer in 2020, Adine Momoh wanted to encourage younger attorneys to target their volunteer hours toward social justice.
Lewis A. Remele Jr. is an attorney’s attorney — literally. While his decades-long career has touched many areas of the law, helping other lawyers has been a recur-ring theme.
“One of the hardest things I’ve encountered as a lawyer is litigating against pro se litigants,” Tiffany Sanders says. “You never know what they’re going to do be-cause they’re not trained in the law.”
It’s a testament to Peter Schmit’s attention to detail that when asked about the biggest change he’s seen in his personal-injury practice area, he points to a technical factor.
During her quarter-century of practice, Maslon partner Keiko Sugisaka has been a force on a number of fronts.
Jennifer Thompson’s work as a construction lawyer at TLO Law keeps her busy enough. But her one year tenure as president of the Minnesota State Bar Association, which ended last summer, presented new challenges and rewards.
True to form, William Ward accepts his recognition for outstanding service to the profession on behalf of the Minnesota State Board of Public Defense, for whom he serves as the Minnesota state public defender.
Within a few weeks of arriving to attend St. Cloud State University, Nepali student Anuj Thapa played a game of indoor soccer with fellow Ne-pali students and suffered a fractured leg.
In a landmark case against Chisago County and former Chisago County Sheriff Rick Duncan, law partners Leslie Lienemann and Celeste Culberth established liability for sexual harassment and intentional infliction of emotional distress, even before going to trial.
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