Originally from North Dakota, I moved to the Twin Cities to attend college. After graduating and prior to law school I worked and lived in Shanghai, China where I taught a variety of subjects at the local international schools. In addition to my primary practice areas, I have a strong background in Employment Law, Employee Benefits, Health Law, and Insurance. Because my clients rarely have just one legal issue, it is important to be well-versed in these closely-related fields. In my spare time I enjoy archery, travel, and sporting events.
Consider the following:
Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
Here are a few to get you started: