Community Involvement

Kjellberg-Nelson Appointed to Board of
Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

August 18, 2017

Cally Kjellberg NelsonThe Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association (MDLA) appointed Quinlivan & Hughes attorney Cally Kjellberg-Nelson to its Board of Directors. She will serve a two-year term on the state board that provides leadership and assistance for litigators across Minnesota.

Kjellberg-Nelson also was named a 2017 Rising Star Award by Thomson Reuters and earned the Deb Oberlander Award in 2013 from the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association for her leadership, professionalism, skills, and advocacy in the practice of law.

She joined Quinlivan & Hughes in 2008 as a law clerk before becoming an attorney in 2009. The focus of her growing practice is civil litigation, with an emphasis on employment and governmental liability.

The Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, started in 1963, focuses on serving the needs of lawyers engaging primarily in the defense and trial of civil disputers.


Ebert Appointed Officer of Minnesota Bar Association
Only Second from St. Cloud Since 1883

August 2, 2017

Dyan EbertDyan Ebert of Quinlivan & Hughes has been appointed secretary of the Minnesota State Bar Association and will serve as president in four years.

Ebert is the second Quinlivan & Hughes attorney to serve as an officer of the association and become president. Mike Ford served as president of the Minnesota State Bar Association in 2008. They are the only two attorneys to serve in that role from St. Cloud since the association began in 1883.

Ebert currently serves as CEO of Quinlivan & Hughes and practices civil ligation, with a focus on employment and government liability, insurance coverage and general casualty law. She is active in the industry. She has served in a variety of leadership positions at the local, state and national levels.

The Minnesota State Bar Association is the oldest professional association for attorneys in Minnesota. MSBA members are leaders in their communities, participating in statewide programs.


Q&H Receives United Way Partnership Award

It's such an honor to be the United Way's 2016 Best Year-Round Partnership award winner for small organizations! A huge thank you to all the Q&H families for investing time, talent, and treasure in our communities!

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Brandenburg Helps United Way at No Cost

Ron Brandenburg, attorney with Quinlivan & Hughes, is pictured here at the closing on December 16 when the United Way of Central Minnesota purchased its own office building. Ron provided legal assistance to the United Way, pro bono, with respect to the purchase. Ron has been a leader, volunteer, and supporter of the United Way for decades.

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First Annual Quinlivan & Hughes Tip-Off Tournament to be Held at the College of St. Benedict

November 14, 2013

The First Annual Quinlivan & Hughes Tip-Off Tournament will be held Friday November 15th and Saturday November 16th in Claire Lynch Gymnasium at the College of St. Benedict. Quinlivan & Hughes is a proud sponsor of Blazer athletics and wishes all players and coaches the very best in 2013-2014!