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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 20%
  2. Construction: 20%
  3. Insurance: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
  5. Litigation: 20%

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  • Robert Charles Barnes

    Ms. Ball is a tenacious litigator, advocates tirelessly for her clients, and has a ton of courtroom experience. A very tough opponent.


    Robert Barnes Litigation Attorney
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Contact info

302 W Superior St # 700
Duluth, MN, 55802-5150

302 W Superior St Ste 700
Duluth, MN, 55802



WIGood Standing199503/20/2015
MNAuthorized to practice198807/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 50 Women Lawyers in MinnesotaSuper Lawyers2015
Top 50 Women Lawyers in MinnesotaSuper Lawyers2014
Top 50 Women Lawyers in MinnesotaSuper Lawyers2013
Top 50 Women Lawyers in MinnesotaSuper Lawyers2012
Top Personal Injury AttorneyDuluth Superior Magazine2009
Top Attorney LitigationDuluth Superior Magazine2009
Top 100 Women Super LawyersMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarDuluth Chamber of CommerceN/A
Rising StarSuper LawyersN/A
RecognizedSuper LawyersN/A
Certified Civil Trial SpecialistMinnesota State Bar AssociationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderFryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A.1988 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Board of Trial AdvocatesAssociate2009 - Present
UDACBoard of DirectorsN/A
Minnesota Association of JusticeBoard of GovernorsN/A
Minnesota Association for JusticeBoard of GovernorsN/A
Minnesota Supreme CourtLegal Speciality Certification Task ForceN/A
Minnesota Bar AssociationCivil Litigation Governing CouncilN/A
Minnesota Supreme CourtRules of Civil Procedure CommitteeN/A
Eleventh District Bar AssociationEthics CommitteeN/A
Eleventh District Bar AssociationBoard of DirectorsN/A
Duluth Area Chamber of CommerceBoard of DirectorsN/A
Junior AchievementBoard of DirectorsN/A
Marshall Board of TrusteesBoard of DirectorsN/A
District of MinnesotaFederal Practice CommitteeN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Britta Peterson v. I.S.D. 381one of the highest personal injury verdicts in Koochiching Cty
Bobbie Wakefield v. Auto Owners Insurance Co.2,961,000 verdict
American Bank of the North v. Leonard Jelinskicourt trial with favorable result for bank
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Masters in TrialPresentationN/A