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Practice areas


  1. Social Security: 45%
    24 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Workers Compensation: 30%
    24 years, 2 thousand cases
  3. Employee Benefits: 15%
    10 years, 50 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    27 years, 500 cases



Contingent (20-33%)

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Contact info

Falsani, Balmer, Peterson, Quinn & Beyer

306 West Superior Street
Suite 1200
Duluth, MN, 55802-1800

Falsani, Balmer, Peterson, Quinn & Beyer

20 North Lake Street
Town Square, Suite 302
Forest Lake, MN, 55025



MNAuthorized to practice198907/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
North Star LawyerMinnesota State Bar Association2015
Super LawyerMinnesota Super Lawyers2015
Super LawyerMinnesota Super Lawyers2014
North Star LawyerMinnesota State Bar Association2014
Super LawyerMinnesota Super Lawyers2013
BV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
North Star LawyerMinnesota State Bar Association2013
Super LawyerMinnesota Super Lawyers2012
North Star LawyerMinnesota State Bar Association2012
Super LawyerMinnesota Super Lawyers2011
Volunteer Lawyer of the YearVolunteer Attorney Program2010
Super LawyerMinnesota Super Lawyers2005
Rising StarMinnesota Super Lawyers2002
Rising StarMinnesota Super Lawyers2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerFalsani, Balmer, Peterson, Quinn & Beyer1992 - Present
AssociateMeshbesher, Birrell & Dunlap1991 - 1991
AssociateFoley & Mansfield1990 - 1990
N/AMinnesota Court of Appeals1989 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
Volunteer Attorney ProgramChair: Board of Directors2012 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ RepresentativesMember1996 - Present
Minnesota State Bar Association, 11th District Bar AssociationMember; Ethics (2007-2013); Chair: Fee Arbitration (2009-2016)1989 - Present
Minnesota Association for JusticeMember; Board of Governors; Amicus Curiae; Co-Chair: WC1988 - Present
American Civil Liberties UnionMember1988 - Present
Duluth Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident1992 - 2011
Publication nameTitleDate
Minnesota Trial Lawyer magazineAllan v. R.D. Offett: Bad Legislation Made Worse2016
Minnesota Workers' Compensation DeskbookPermanent Total Disability2012
Minnesota Workers' Compensation DeskbookTemporary Partial Disability2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Carnegie Mellon UniversityApplied HistoryBS - Bachelor of Science1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mid-Winter MeetingAnticipating and preventing Problems with Fondation and Admissiblity of Non-Medical Expert Opinions2015
Workers Compensation InstituteThe Wearable Personal Health and Fitness Boom & What It Means in the WC Context2014
2nd Annual Pro Bono Social and PanelME Minnesota Pro Bono2014
Workers' CompensationThe New Minnesota Workers' Compensation Laws2013
Pro Bono Social and PanelNE Minnesota Pro Bono2013
Minnesota Workers' Compnesation InstituteLandmines in Drafting Stipulations for Settlement2013
Minnesota Workers' Compensation InstituteBothersome Medical Treatment Parameters Questions - And Their Answers2012
Minnesota Workers' Compensation DeskbookPermanent Total Disability2012
SSA Disability HearingsApplication and Appeals Process; Practice Tips for Representing Clients at SSA Hearings2011
Minnesota Workers' Compensation DeskbookFinding and Using Background Information and Criminal Records - How to Help Rather Than Hurt Your Case2008
Annual Summer ConferenceBridging the Gap - Practical Litigation Information for the Rehabilitation Provider2008
Workers' CompensationMeeting the Permanent Partial Disability Threshold in Permenent Total Disability Cases2007
Minnesota Workers' Compensation InstituteMedical Treatment Parameters - Do They Even Matter?2007
Minnesota Workers' Compensation DeskbookTemporary Partial Disability2007
Workers' CompensationIdiopathic Injuries2006
Minnesota Workers' Compensation InstituteWage Quiz Show - The Tough Cases2004
Mid-Winter MeetingSummary of Third-Party Workers' Compensation Subrogation2004
Workers' CompensationCase Law Update2003
Minnesota Workers' Compensation Institute104 Weeks Have Run - Now What?2003
Selected Topics in Minnesota Workers' CompensationPractice and Procedure; Permament Total Claims2002
Preparing for the Minnesota Workers' Compensation HearingWorkers' Compensation Procedures - Start to Finish2002
Minnesota Workers' Compensation InstituteThe 10 Toughest Permanancy Rating Questions - And Their Answers2002
Social Security SeminarSocial Security Disability Benefits2001
Selected Topics in Minnesota Workers' CompensationPractice and Procedure; Permament Total Claims2001
Minnesota Workers' Compensation DeskbookTemporary Partial Disability2001
Workers' CompensationSubrogation2000
Selected Topics in Minnesota Workers' CompensationPermanent Total and Social Security Disability Issues2000
Minnesota Workers' Compensation InstituteEmerging ssues in Permanent Partial Disability2000
Minnesota Workers' Compensation DeskbookCase Law Update2000
Workers' CompensationIntervention and Coordination of Benefits1999
Workers' CompensationCoordination of Benefits1999
Minnesota Workers' Compensation InstituteFun, Falls, and Automobiles1998
Discovery Skills for ParalegalsParctical Tips for Drafting and Responding to Discovery1998
Basic Steward TrainingOne Attorney's Advice to Business Agents re: Workers' Compensation1998