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    35 years

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Leonard Street & Deinard

150 South Fifth Street
Suite 2300
Minneapolis, MN, 55402-2440


MNAuthorized to practice198107/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 50 Women Super LawyersMinnesota Super Lawyers2010
Top 100 Women Super LawyersMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2009
FellowLitigation Counsel of America2008
Top 100 Women Super LawyersMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2008
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics MagazineN/A
FellowAmerican Bar FoundationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderLeonard Street & Deinard2011 - Present
PartnerFlynn, Gaskins, Bennett1989 - 2011
AttorneyFaegre & Benson1981 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
ECF Sealed Committee, US District Court, District of MinnesotaMember2009 - Present
Defense Research Institute, Product Liability Committee, Fire & Casualty Specialized Litigation GroupVice Chair2009 - Present
Federal Practice Committee, District of MinnesotaChair2008 - Present
University of Minnesota Law Alumni AssociationBoard Member2008 - Present
Federal Bar Association, Minnesota ChapterBoard Member2007 - Present
Minnesota Women LawyersMemberN/A
American Judicature SocietyMemberN/A
Hennepin County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar FoundationFellowN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
University of Minnesota Law ReviewComment: Establishing an Objective Intent Standard for the Labor Antitrust Exemption1980
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Saint Olaf CollegeEconomics, Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
35th Annual Federal Court Practice SeminarMinnesota's Local Rules: What is Black and White but Not Read All Over?2009
Fire & Casualty ConferenceCode and Causation Analysis - The Defense of Fire Detection Systems2008
Minnesota Institute for Legal EducationCivil Pretrial Practice Institute2001
Minnesota Institute for Legal EducationCivil Pretrial Practice and Trial Practice Institutes1999
Minnesota Continuing Legal EducationProducts Liability1998
Minnesota Institute for Legal EducationLitigation in the 90's1992
Minnesota Institute for Legal EducationStatute of Limitations1987