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Estate Planning Attorney Bobbi Hermanson-Albers Joins Barna, Guzy & Steffen, Ltd.

Barna, Guzy & Steffen LTD. announces the addition of a new associate to our firm. Bobbi Hermanson-Albers has joined the firm’s Estate Planning department. She will be working closely with estate planning attorney William H. Huefner practicing in the firm’s growing Wills/Estates & Probate/Tax Planning Law area serving existing clients and enhancing the firm’s ability to serve our community. We are happy to welcome Bobbi to BGS from her most recent position practicing in family law at a boutique law firm in Minneapolis. She has also previously worked in Minnesota’s 10th Judicial District Court (Stillwater, MN) as a Judicial Law clerk to the Honorable B. William Ekstrum. Bobbi graduated cum laude from Hamline University School of Law in 2014 ranked in the..

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BGS Attorney David Schaps Receives North Suburban Gavel Association ‘Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award

Local Government and Employment Attorney David Schaps was recently awarded a North Suburban Gavel Association “Volunteer of the Year” recognition at an event on May 15th at the Roseville OVAL. Dave was among ten award winners from various volunteer and non-profit groups that operate in and around the Roseville Area. Dave was specifically chosen for his significant volunteer and pro bono work with the Roseville Area Optimist Club. The purpose of the North Suburban Gavel Association, founded in 1964, is to facilitate the communication and cooperation of community organization leaders in the north suburban Ramsey County area, to keep leaders informed about community activities, and to recognize outstanding volunteers. There are currently over 20 community organizations that participate in the Association including groups such..

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BGS Attorney Scott Lepak Named Anoka County Bar Association 2018 Attorney of the Year

Government and Employment Law Attorney Scott Lepak was named Anoka County Bar Association 2018 Attorney of the Year at the ACBA’s annual Fall Dinner, November 7th. Scott was recognized for his outstanding legal services and support to the community in his 30 year career as an attorney practicing in labor relations and employment matters affecting local government. Throughout his extensive legal career in Anoka County, Scott has provided unparalleled community focused legal service that has affected every citizen in the county during that time. As the chief labor negotiator for Anoka County, Scott has been a trusted advisor to the County on all labor relations matters for over three decades. Scott has also served as the labor and employment counsel for the Anoka..

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BGS Attorneys Named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Barna, Guzy and Steffen would like to congratulate their attorneys named to the 2015 Minnesota Super Lawyers lists. This year, the law firm had five Super Lawyers and two Rising Stars named to the lists. The attorneys named Super Lawyers were: John T. Buchman/Personal Injury Michael F. Hurley/Banking Jeffrey S. Johnson/Real Estate Bradley A. Kletscher/Business Litigation Steven G. Thorson/Real Estate And the Rising Stars: Timothy D. Erb/Real Estate Tammy J. Schemmel/Business Litigation These attorneys will appear in the Minnesota Super Lawyers Magazine published in August 2015 and distributed to attorneys in Minnesota and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. In addition, selected attorneys will also appear in the August 2015 issue of Mpls./St.Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business. Super Lawyers..

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Happy Retirement Doug Dehn!

Attorneys and staff at Barna, Guzy and Steffen gathered this afternoon to celebrate BGS Attorney/Shareholder Doug Dehn who is officially retiring. Doug received many well wishes and some new Titlelist golf balls during his retirement celebration at BGS. Doug graduated from William Mitchell College of Law in 1976 and was admitted to the bar on October 1st, 1976 almost 38 years ago to this day. He joined BGS in 2004 with the knowledge that he could leave his clients in good hands when it came time to retire. Doug is grateful for the many years of successful practice and says, “I wish to thank all of my clients and professional contacts who have had the trust in me to make referrals to me over the..

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