Cally Kjellberg-Nelson

Cally Kjellberg-Nelson

Location:
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Phone:
320-200-4928
Fax:
320-251-1415
Email:

Ms. Kjellberg-Nelson joined Quinlivan & Hughes, P.A. in June 2008 as a law clerk and was admitted to the Minnesota Bar in October 2009. Ms. Kjellberg-Nelson was associated with Quinlivan & Hughes in January 2010. Ms. Kjellberg-Nelson attended the University of St. Thomas School of Law (J.D., cum laude - May 2009) and Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota (B.A., magna cum laude, English, Business - December 2005). Ms. Kjellberg-Nelson practices in the area of civil litigation, with a focus on employment and governmental liability, professional liability, and insurance coverage. In 2013, Ms. Kjellberg-Nelson received the MDLA's Deb Oberlander Award in recognition for her leadership, professionalism, skills, and advocacy in the practice of law. She was a Monticello High School Mock Trial Coach from 2010 - 2013 and has been the Menahga Civic & Commerce Midsummer Event Director since 2012.

 

  • Areas of Practice
    • Civil Litigation
    • Employment and Governmental Liability
    • Professional Liability
    • Insurance Coverage
  • Bar Admissions
    • Minnesota, 2009
    • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2011
  • Education
    • University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis, Minnesota
      • J.D. cum laude - 2009
    • Concordia College
      • B.A. magna cum laude - 2005
      • Major: English
      • Major: Business
  • Published Works
    • "Laches, A Defense That Is Alive and Well in Minnesota" Minnesota Defense Magazine (Spring 2010)
    • "Michael J. Ford: A Lasting Legacy as an Attorney, Mentor, and Friend," MDLA Presidents' Manual (August 2015)
    • "Frequently Asked Questions on Minnesota No-Fault"
  • Representative Cases
    • Doucette v. Morrison County, Morrison County, jury trial, April 27 – May 6, 2015 (employment relation)
    • Johnson v. City of Cold Spring, Stearns County, jury trial, August 3 – 5, 2015 (contract; promissory estoppel)
    • RELCO, LLC, Roger Ochsner vs Roger Ochsner, A. Kent Keller, Keller Technologies, Inc., Cheese and Whey Systems, Inc., Custom Fabricating and Repair, Inc. et. al., Kandiyohi County, jury trial, October 14-25, 2013 (trade secrets)
    • Kariniemi vs. City of Rockford, Minnesota Supreme Court, No. A14-0769 (MDLA Amicus Brief) (immunity) (decision pending)
    • Stock v. Garrison Y Club, No. A13-1562, 2014 WL 997050(Minn. Ct. App. March 17, 2014) (open and obvious hazard)
    • Hardin County Savings Bank v. Housing and Redevelopment Authority of City of Brainer, 821 NW2d 184 (Minn. 2012) (appraiser malpractice – fraud pled with particularity under Minn. R. Civ. P. 9.02)
    • Guzick v. Kimball, 869 NW2d 42 (Minn. 2015) (expert affidavit requirements in legal malpractice)
    • Miller v. Nolan, No. A10-921, 2011 WL 387242 (Minn. Ct. App. February 8, 2011) (independent contractor classification)
    • Watkins v. Patch, No. A12-2119, 2013 WL 3491175 (Minn. Ct. App. July 15, 2013) (adverse possession)
  • Honors and Awards
    • MDLA’s Deb Oberlander Award
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Seventh Judicial District Bar Association
    • Stearns / Benton County Bar Association
    • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Vice-Chair New Defense Lawyers Committee, 2011 - 2012
    • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Co-Chair New Defense Lawyers Committee, 2012 - 2013
    • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Membership Committee, 2016 - Present
    • Minnesota Women Lawyers Association, Central Chapter Liaison, 2012 - 2013
  • REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS
  • COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS