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Shareholders at Barna, Guzy & Steffen Hold Annual Meeting and Elections

The law firm of Barna, Guzy & Steffen, Ltd. held its annual meeting March 25, 2017 at Bunker Hills Golf Club in Coon Rapids. The meeting included a gathering of the Board of Directors, a State of the Firm given by William F. Huefner, reports from the Practice Group Managers and elections. The Board of Directors re-elected William F. Huefner as Firm President and Chairman of the Board; Charles M. Seykora was re-elected as Treasurer, and Bradley A. Kletscher was re-elected as Secretary. Adriel B. Villarreal and Tammy J. Schemmel were re-elected for three year terms on the Board of Directors. Re-appointed as Practice Group Managers were Michael F. Hurley (Real Estate/Corporate) and Joan M. Quade (Litigation/Municipal); Adriel B. Villarreal was named Practice Group Manager..

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BGS and the Canada-Minnesota Business Council

Barna Guzy & Steffen is a member of the Canada-Minnesota Business Council (CMBC), a Minnesota-based volunteer organization established in 1994 to support the commercial, economic, and cultural relationship between Minnesota and Canada. BGS attorney Carole Isakson recently attended an event hosted by the CMBC, featuring an intelligent and insightful presentation by global investment research firm TIS Group Inc. CMBC works closely with the office of the Consulate General of Canada in Minnesota, and at the event Ms. Isakson was pleased to meet and converse with Canadian Consul General Khawar Nasim. The Minneapolis office of the Consul General covers Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. According to the CMBC, trade between Minnesota and Canada now exceeds $20 billion dollars annually, with..

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Seminar by BGS Attorney Carole Clark Isakson Successful

BGS attorney Carole Clark Isakson continues her long tradition of partnering with Forius NACM North Central to educate trade creditors in the bankruptcy area. Forius NACM North Central, a proud affiliate of the National Association of Credit Management, is dedicated to serving the needs of commercial credit professionals. Why Does Forius work with Carole? Forius President and COO Toni Nuernberg said , “Carole always brings a wealth of information to our members. After her most recent presentation, I asked members for feedback. They said Carole provide relevant information that is easy to understand and somehow manages to make what could be a “boring topic” come to life. Our members love her!” Forius members attended Carole’s seminar on October 11, 2016 at the Forius..

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New Family Law Associate Joins The BGS Law Family!

Barna, Guzy & Steffen LTD. announces the addition of a new associate to our firm. Lindsay K. Fischbach has joined the firm’s Family Law department. She will be working closely with attorneys practicing in the firm’s growing Family Law/Divorce area serving existing clients and enhancing the firm’s ability to serve our community. Prior to joining the BGS Family Law legal team, Lindsay worked at a Twin Cities law firm representing business and individual clients, primarily in the area of family law. She has also had the opportunity to serve as judicial law clerk for two Judges. She first served for the Honorable Robert R. Benson of Filmore County from 2012-2013, followed by clerking for the Honorable Robert A. Awsumb, Ramsey County, from..

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New Associate Joins Barna, Guzy & Steffen, Ltd.

Barna, Guzy & Steffen LTD. announces the addition of a new associate to our firm. Nicole R. Wiebold has joined the firm’s Transportation Law and Computer & Software law departments. She will be working closely with attorneys practicing in the firm’s growing Transportation and Computer Software areas serving existing clients and enhancing the firm’s ability to serve new areas of the community. Before joining the BGS law firm, Nicole had experience as an associate attorney in litigation, estate planning and business transaction matters. She also served as a Judicial Extern for 10th Judicial District Judge Kathleen Mottl and a Hamline’s Dean Summer Fellow for 1st Judicial District Chief Judge Terrence E. Conkel. Nicole graduated summa cum laude from Hamline..

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