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I am proud of the fact that our firm has been providing the citizens of Austin, Minnesota and the surrounding area excellent and timely legal services since 1887.  I would be flattered if you would allow us the opportunity to be of service to you.



Practice areas


  1. Business: 25%
  2. Real Estate: 20%
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
  4. Education: 20%
  5. Employment & Labor: 15%


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Contact info

300 Nw First St
Austin, MN, 55912-3174


MNAuthorized to practice198307/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerAdams, Rizzi & Sween, P.A.1983 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National School Boards Association, Council of School AttorneysN/A2005 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationN/A1983 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1983 - Present
Minnesota School Boards Association, Council of School AttorneysPast President1983 - Present
Mower County Bar AssociationPast President1983 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Kleinschrodt v. ISD No. 2886The Districts non-renewal of the probationary teacher contract was upheld by the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
In the Matter of the Proposed Immediate Discharge of Dorinda Holst by ISD No. 497Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld District's immediate discharge of teacher
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
University of Minnesota, DuluthSocial ScienceBachelor of Science1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Council of School Attorneys SeminarSchool Board Attorney Ethical Issues1999
Council of School Attorneys SeminarSchool Board Attorney Ethical Issues1998
Council of School Attorneys SeminarThe Professional Role and Responsibility of the School Board Attorney1996
School Law and LiabilityUnrequested Leaves of Absence1993