Date: January 11, 2006
Contact: Kelly Griffith, Marketing Manager
Phone: (612) 492-7514
For Immediate Release
Fredrikson & Byron Attorneys Appointed Honorary Legal Counsel for Minnesota Mexican Consulate
Minneapolis, MN January 11, 2006 – Fredrikson & Byron is pleased to announce that attorneys Patrick J. Kelly and Luis Reséndiz have been appointed Honorary Legal Counsel for the Mexican Consulate in St. Paul, Minn. Kelly and Reséndiz will be available to advise the Consulate on various legal issues.
“We will provide the Consulate with assistance on immigration and criminal law, as well as on matters that involve the intersection of U.S. and Mexican law,” says Kelly, who is the director of Fredrikson & Byron’s Monterrey office. Luis Reséndiz is a native of Queretero, Mexico; he practiced law for six years in Mexico before coming to the United States in the late ‘90s and graduating from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2001.
About Fredrikson & Byron
Fredrikson & Byron is a 180-attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in London and Monterrey, Mexico. The firm’s primary areas of practice include banking, corporate, employment, healthcare, intellectual property, international, litigation, real estate, securities, tax and family businesses. More information about the firm is available at www.fredlaw.com.
About the Mexican Consulate
The office at 797 East Seventh St. in St. Paul serves thousands of Mexicans living in Minnesota, the Dakotas and northern Wisconsin. The office was opened by the Mexican government in June 2005.