Fredrikson & Byron Attorneys Recognized as North Star Lawyers

June 16, 2022

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The Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) recognized 49 Fredrikson & Byron 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 2021 calendar year. In 2021, 747 MSBA members made the commitment to serve people with limited means and provided over 81,000 total hours of pro bono service with an estimated value of $20 million in free legal advice.

The MSBA recognized the following Fredrikson & Byron attorneys as 2021 North Star Lawyers:

Kristy Albrecht

Jesse Beier

Larry Berg

Lukas Boehning

David Bunde

Marielos Cabrera

Joseph Cassioppi

Clint Cutler

Joseph Dixon III

Rachel Dougherty

Devin Driscoll

Erin Edgerton Hall

John Erhart

Dulce Foster

Melissa Hodge

Lousene Hoppe

William Howieson

Leah Janus

Jade Jorgenson

Gregory Karpenko

John Koneck

Ann Ladd

Navita Lakhram

David Lillehaug

Barbara Marchevsky

David Marshall

Pari McGarraugh

Erik Money

Bryan Morben

Christopher Pham

Zachary Pratt

Jennifer Pusch

Kristy Rogers

Karen Schanfield

Jessica Sharpe

Sandra Smalley-Fleming

Andrea Snook

Richard Snyder

Adam Steinert

John Stout

David Streier

Roxanne Thorelli

Ashley Thronson

Alyssa Troje

Brandon Underwood

Matthew Webster

Allison Woodbury

Roger Yang

Ryan Young

Fredrikson & Byron 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 2021 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 340+ 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.