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Quinlivan & Hughes and Brown, Krueger & Vancura Law Firms Merge

On Behalf of | Apr 1, 2021 | Firm News |

Quinlivan & Hughes and Brown, Krueger & Vancura are excited to announce the successful merger between the Long Prairie based BKV and the St. Cloud based Q&H effective April 1, 2021.

Along with adding two talented attorneys and expanding the practice areas offered to clients, the merged firm will have 5 locations throughout Minnesota. The firm will now have locations in St. Cloud, Long Prairie, Monticello, Little Falls, and Walker under the name Quinlivan & Hughes P.A.

The combining of the firms will provide even greater access to areas of legal practice for clients while still providing local service for our clients. The areas of practice include estate planning, business, real estate, employment, professional liability, insurance defense, government claims defense, municipal law, civil litigation and family law.

“Quinlivan & Hughes set a goal to grow by merging with existing firms to widen its market base and be better able to serve existing clients with more diverse talent,” said Melinda Gau, CEO of Quinlivan & Hughes. “We are excited to have two talented attorneys, Joe Krueger and Franz Vancura, and their staff, join our growing team.”

“We look forward to joining Q&H because of its highly regarded reputation for legal expertise, client commitment, and community service,” said attorney Joe Krueger who will join as a partner in the new firm. “We also look forward to expanding Q&H’s footprint to the communities and surrounding areas of Long Prairie, Little Falls, and Walker.”

Both firms have a history of community involvement and support that will continue in all locations.

Established more than 100 years ago, Quinlivan & Hughes ranks among the oldest and largest law practices in Central Minnesota. BKV was originally formed more than 50 years ago and consistently maintained a presence in Long Prairie. The firm’s legal teams are known as leaders in both their industries and the community. Learn more at