Eric Steinhoff and Lauren D’Cruz recently obtained the dismissal of a lawsuit against their low-income client, who was sued in a dispute over distribution of a decedent’s estate. Eric and Lauren volunteered to take the case through the Federal Bar Association’s Pro Se Project. They filed a motion to dismiss based on failure to state a claim and res judicata. Plaintiff then agreed to dismiss the case, with prejudice, with no payment by the client, who would not have been in a position to... Read more →
Tom Jensen was appointed chair of the Hennepin County Bar Association’s Nominating Committee that will recommend to the Board of Directors candidates to fill the association’s leadership ranks including the 2017-18 President.
A national commercial insurer recently graded the firms counsel at 9.65 out of 10 in its yearly report card.
Tim Jung was a guest presenter at the MLA’s Protecting Your Property Workshop held on Thursday, February 4, 2014. Tim presented on Managing Employees after Workers’ Compensation Injuries by sharing strategies covering return to modified work, coordination with FMLA, disciplinary actions such as termination, and maintaining a productive workplace.
Tim Jung and Brian Wood were guest presenters at the Minnesota Trucking Association’s Safety Conference, held on January 23, 2014. Wood and Jung presented on the topic of “Preparedness – Mock Depositions”.
Phil Duran, President of the Minnesota State Bar Association, has appointed Lind Jensen attorney Dave Bateson to serve on the association’s Challenges to the Practice of Law Task Force. The Task Force will “explore and make recommendations as to how the MSBA can assist member lawyers in responding to emerging challenges, including though not necessarily limited to challenges posed by student-debt loads, technological changes, and activities that may represent unauthorized practice of... Read more →
Lind, Jensen, Sullivan & Peterson, P.A. shareholder Matt Sloneker presented at the recent Mid-Winter Conference of the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association. Along with Crane Engineering Building Science president Stefan Helgeson, AIA, ASLA, Matt presented on the use of experts in construction defect and premises liability cases. The presentation included an overview of the various bases for liability in such cases, including statutory warranties and the Minnesota Common Interest... Read more →
Lind, Jensen, Sullivan & Peterson, P.A. attorneys Maureen Alvino, Lauren D’Cruz, and Amy Lanser served as volunteer judges for the Minnesota High School Mock Trial Program this month. The Mock Trial Program is sponsored by the Minnesota State Bar Association and introduces high school students to the American legal system by providing a challenging opportunity for personal growth and achievement.
Lind, Jensen, Sullivan & Peterson, P.A. is proud to be selected as Minnesota's Top Medium-Sized Litigation Firm.
The Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association has elected Mark A. Fredrickson as President for 2013-2014. MDLA, an organization consisting of 700 members, is celebrating its 50th anniversary of serving the needs of lawyers engaging primarily in the defense and trial of civil disputes. Along with his newly elected position, Mark will continue his law practice and his role as the firm’s Managing Director. Mark is also an active member of DRI and the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel.... Read more →
Lind, Jensen, Sullivan & Peterson, P.A. is very proud to announce Connie Armstrong, a 2006 graduate of William Mitchell College of Law, and Thomas Evenson, a 2002 graduate of Hamline Law School have been elected as firm shareholders. Both practice in the litigation group, and are incredible assets to the firm.
Firm President Rick Lind recently won two court battles in Goodhue County that involved millions of tons of frac sand. The client, Bob Stein, filed a lawsuit in March 2011 alleging that he'd been improperly cut out of a land deal after an Oklahoma energy company, Windsor Permian, purchased 94 acres near Red Wing for $1.5 million. In the court case Stein v. Wesch, et. al., a five-day jury trial ended with the jury ruling that Windsor Permian and its subsidiaries had intentionally... Read more →
David M. Bateson and John Medeiros have joined the firm as associate attorneys practicing in our litigation and workers' compensation groups. Dave is a 2000 graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School and former Dean of Students at the University of St. Thomas. John is a 2008 graduate of the University of Minnesota and clerked for the Honorable John Rotenberg at the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Thomas D. Jensen was elected President of the Hennepin County Bar Association for the 2012-2013 term. As President he will represent 8,500 attorneys with a variety of services for the community and profession. With his knowledge and eagerness he will strive to ensure justice and accessibility of the legal system. Tom will work beside the courts to progress the administration of justice by promoting public perceptive and confidence in our system. Tom has numerous professional affiliations... Read more →
On December 15, 2009, our friend and partner Ted Sullivan died unexpectedly. Ted was a devoted husband, proud father, caring friend, trusted mentor, and an exceptional lawyer. His partners and colleagues at Lind, Jensen, Sullivan & Peterson received words of comfort from countless lawyers and judges, all of whom had their own "Ted stories." The firm and Ted's family appreciate all the support and kind words they received.