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Kent Benedict Gravelle

Kent Benedict Gravelle

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Insurance, Employment & Labor, Workers Compensation

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About Me

I was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law (ranked 68th nationally) in 1996.  Upon graduation, I returned to Minnesota, passed the bar on my first attempt and began practicing in criminal law and then family law.  In 2003, I was admitted to the North Dakota bar and began practicing law on behalf of both personal injury plaintiffs and defendants.  I soon began practicing in both Minnesota and North Dakota federal court (see Slivicki v. Dept. of Veteran's Affairs, 2006 WL 2780113, 2006 US DIST LEXIS 73437 and most recently, Larson v. Dept. of Homeland Security, 2012 WL 1899714, 2012 US DIST LEXIS 72234).  I also have experience representing physicians (see Hsu v. ND Board of Medical Examiners, 726 NW2d 216), asbestos defendants (see Vicknair v. Phelps Dodge Industries, 767 NW2d 171, 2009 ND 113 & Vickair II, 794 NW2d 746, 2011 ND 39), bars/restaurants in dram shop actions (see Medland v. Extra Innings Saloon, 2007 WL 5861162, Platt v. Blue Fox Inn & Jimmy's Food & Drink 2007 WL 4562108) and Title IX plaintiffs (see Minnesota Practice at 2007 WL 5321905 and Swanbeck v. Minnesota State University Moorhead, 2006 WL 5616701).  I currently practice worker's compensation and personal injury law for Schoep & McCashin, Chtd in Alexandria, MN

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Workers Compensation: 25%
  2. Employment & Labor: 25%
  3. Insurance: 25%
  4. Personal Injury: 25%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Gravelle Law Office

P.O. Box 24563
Edina, MN, 55424

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NDAuthorized to practice law200308/17/2015
MNAuthorized to practice199706/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Dean's Honor RollUniversity of Oklahoma Law School1995

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerGravelle Law Office2009 - Present
Associate AttorneyCundy & Martin, LLC2008 - 2009
Associate AttorneyTomsche, Sonnesyn & Tomsche, P.A.2006 - 2008
Associate AttorneyStefanson, Plambeck & Foss2003 - 2006

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar Association of North DakotaMemberN/A
Twin Cities Claims AssociaitionMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
George Hsu, MD v. North Dakota Board of Medical Examiners, 726 N.W.2d 216 (ND S.Ct. 2007)The trial court granted a writ of mandamus ordering the Board to reverse the license revocation. The ND Supreme Court reversed the trial court.
Larson v. U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, 2012 WL 1899714, 2012 US DIST LEXIS 72234 (Minnesota federal court)Federal judge granted summary judgment in favor of the government
Slivicki v. US Dept of Veterans Affairs, 2006 WL 2780113, 2006 US DIST LEXIS 73437Federal judge Erickson denied government's motion for summary judgment. Case settled favorably for client.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Contractor MagazineWhat to expect during an asbestos lawsuit2008
International Law Students Association (ILSA) Journal of International and Comparative LawIslamic Law in Sudan: A Comparative Analysis1998

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oklahoma College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of OklahomaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1993