Twenty-Nine Briggs Attorneys Recognized as 2017 North Star Lawyers

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May 15, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – Briggs and Morgan is pleased to have 29 attorneys recognized as 2017 North Star Lawyers by the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) for their commitment to providing pro bono services to the poor.

To be named a North Star Lawyer, an attorney must be a member of the MSBA and provide at least 50 hours of pro bono service in the calendar year. Attorneys recognized are included on the annual North Star Lawyer roster in Bench & Bar of Minnesota.

 The following Briggs attorneys are recognized as 2017 North Star Lawyers:

  • Erin Altman
  • Richard Anderson
  • Greg Bistram
  • Jerome Borden
  • Andrew Carlson
  • Dan Cole
  • Catherine Courtney
  • John Degnan
  • W. Knapp Fitzsimmons
  • Scott Flaherty
  • Ben Gurstelle
  • Sam Hanson
  • Amarachi Ihejirika
  • Bryce Jasper
  • Claire Joseph
  • Scott Knudson
  • Jim Long
  • Cyrus Malek
  • Marc Manderscheid
  • Bob McLeod
  • Alison Midden
  • Emily Peterson
  • Lauren Pockl
  • Phil Schenkenberg
  • Sally Scoggin
  • Kathryn Short
  • Kristin Stastny
  • Aaron Thomas
  • Jordan Weber

For more information on the North Star Lawyer program, click here.

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