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The Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) recognized 74 Fredrikson attorneys as North Star Lawyers. North Star Lawyers are MSBA members who have provided 50 hours or more of pro bono service to low-income individuals or organizations that serve economically disadvantaged individuals during the 2020 calendar year. In 2020, 757 MSBA members made the commitment to serve people with limited means and provided over 86,000 total hours of pro bono service with an estimated value of $21.5 million in free legal advice.

The MSBA recognized the following Fredrikson attorneys as 2020 North Star Lawyers:

Jacob M. Abdo
Beverley L. Adams
Kristy L. Albrecht
Samuel M. Andre
Jacob J. Baer
James L. Baillie
Jesse C. Beier
Larry J. Berg
Lukas S. Boehning
Matthew T. Boos
Gail F. Brandt
Philip S. Bubb
David P. Bunde
Olivia E. Cares
Edward Q. Cassidy
Joseph J. Cassioppi
Emily M. Chad
Michael R. Cummings
Clint E. Cutler
Daniel P. Deveny
Joseph T. Dixon, III
James E. Dorsey
Rachel L. Dougherty
Erin M. Edgerton Hall
Malissa C. Eng
John J. Erhart
Mary L. Fee
Leah K. Flygare
Dulce J. Foster
Jacob P. Harris
Melissa R. Hodge
Christian V. Hokans
Lousene M. Hoppe
Noah M. Huisman
Leah M. Huyser
Gracie Hyland
Leigh-Erin Irons
Leah C. Janus
Jade B. Jorgenson
Patrick J. Kelly
John M. Koneck
Ann M. Ladd
Jacob D. Levine
Lynn S. Linné
Warren E. Mack
Barbara Marchevsky
Pari I. McGarraugh
Amanda M. Mills
Nicole M. Moen
Bryan J. Morben
Katie A. Perleberg
Zachary S. Pratt
Jennifer R. Pusch
Kurt R. Rempe
Kristy Dahl Rogers
Mark D. Savin
Karen G. Schanfield
Jessica R. Sharpe
Sandra Smalley-Fleming
James H. Snelson
Richard D. Snyder
Erik A. Splett
Anupama D. Sreekanth
Matthew L. Stortz
David M. Streier
Nicole A. Swisher
Roxanne N. Thorelli
Ashley R. Thronson
David B. Tibbals
Benjamin R. Tozer
Sarah E. Tucher
Haley Waller Pitts
Matthew P. Webster
Ryan C. Young

Fredrikson provides pro bono legal services to qualifying individuals and organizations that serve the disadvantaged. We applaud the MBSA for promoting and recognizing pro bono work and proudly recognize our lawyers for their service. Now, more than ever, Fredrikson remains committed to providing pro bono legal services to those in need. For more information about Fredrikson’s pro bono efforts, view our Pro Bono & Community Service page.

The MSBA is committed to closing the justice gap for low-income Minnesotans by connecting members with opportunities to serve legal services clients. Through presentations, trainings, recognition and articles, the MSBA promotes the value and importance of pro bono work, as expressed in Rule 6.1 of the Rules of Professional Conduct. The MSBA also supports, a collaboration with the Legal Services State Support Center and Pro Bono Net designed to provide a central online resource for pro bono lawyers. A complete list of 2020 North Star Lawyers is available here.

Fredrikson & Byron is a leading Midwest law firm working collaboratively to help businesses achieve their goals regionally, nationally and globally. With a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet,” our attorneys bring business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to work with clients and operate as business advisors and strategic partners as well as legal counselors. The firm’s 300+ attorneys are based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, Mankato, St. Paul, Saltillo, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. Learn more at, LinkedIn or @FredriksonLaw.

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