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Regularly travels out of state to: WisconsinOther ADR Services: Early Neutral Evaluation, Med-Arb, Special Master
- Practice Commenced: 2010
- Total Mediations (as of May 2019): 1800
- Total Arbitrations (as of May 2019): 60
- MANKATO-NEW ULM
- MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL
Currently, my practice consists primarily of ADR and a blend of handling some motor vehicle litigation, including third party liability, UM/UIM, general liability claims, products liability, professional liability, dram shop and commercial litigation. I was certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the MSBA in 1999 and re-certified in 2004 and 2011 and am a member of ABOTA. I have extensive jury trial experience and have served as an arbitrator and mediator in commercial, contract, personal injury and No-Fault cases over the past 25 years.
I am a strong believer in ADR and work very hard to make the process worthwhile for the parties and counsel. I am on the State of Minnesota’s Roster of ADR Neutral Mediators. I have been named a Super Lawyer© every year since 2005 (named top 100 ten times) and have served on the Blue Ribbon Selection Panel. I was also included in the 2008-2010 Corporate Counsel edition of Super Lawyers© for expertise in Civil Litigation. I have served five three-year terms on the Arthur Chapman Management Board of Directors.
- ADA Disability
- Banking & Finance
- Civil Rights
- Community Associations
- Contract Disputes
- Legal Malpractice
- Local Govt./Municipalities
- Nursing Homes
- Personal Injury
- Premises Liability
- Product Liability
- Professional Fees
- Professional Liability
- Professional Malpractice
- Professional Negligence
- Property Damage
- Railroad & Trucking
- Real Estate
- Sexual Harassment
- Wrongful Death
- William Mitchell College of Law, St Paul, Minnesota, 1988, J.D.
- St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1985, B.S.
Memberships & Affiliations
- Minnesota State Bar Association
- Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
- Wisconsin State Bar Association
- American Board of Trial Advocates
- Civil Trial Specialist in Minnesota
Depends on mediation or arbitration and type of case.