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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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BGS Attorneys Named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2014

Barna, Guzy and Steffen would like to congratulate their attorneys named to the 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers lists.  This year, the law firm had five Super Lawyers and three 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 Angela M. Woessner/Real Estate These attorneys will appear in the Minnesota Super Lawyers Magazine published in July 2014 and distributed to attorneys in Minnesota and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. In addition, selected attorneys will also appear in the August 2014 issue of Mpls./St.Paul..

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Adriel B. Villarreal appointed to BGS Board of Directors

The law firm of Barna, Guzy & Steffen held its annual meeting on March 29, 2014 in Coon Rapids, MN. The meeting included a gathering of the Board of Directors, and the election of new members to the Board. Adriel B. Villarreal, BGS Shareholder, was elected to the Board of Directors effective April 1, 2014. Adriel began working with BGS as a law clerk in Personal Injury and Criminal Law in 2004 while attending the University of St. Thomas law school. Upon graduation and admittance to the Bar in 2006, Adriel was hired as an Associate in that department. He continues to focus his legal practice on Personal Injury and Criminal Defense. Adriel is bilingual and able to assist both English..

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