Congratulations to Dyan Ebert, Steven Schwegman, and Cally Kjellberg-Nelson who have been named 2023 Super Lawyers. All have once again been recognized among the best attorneys in Minnesota by Super Lawyers.
Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are recognized as Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers, a part of Thomson Reuters, recognizes lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Ebert practices civil ligation, focusing on employment and government liability, professional liability, and general casualty law. Ebert tries cases and handles appeals both at the state and federal levels. Ebert is a past President of the Minnesota State Bar Association and currently serves as the President Elect of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys. Throughout her 29-year legal career, Ebert has served in a variety of leadership positions in other local and state organizations, including the Stearns-Benton Bar Association, the Seventh District Bar Association, and the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association.
Schwegman practices in the areas of medical malpractice and professional liability. He has been a sought-out speaker on general liability, medical negligence, and tort claims in Minnesota and nationally. He was also named a Minnesota Attorney of the Year in 2005. Schwegman has extensive trial experience, having tried more than 140 jury trials involving a wide range of claims, including catastrophic personal injury, automobile, construction, hospital liability, and medical malpractice. He was also a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy faculty at Stanford University School of Law.
Kjellberg-Nelson focuses her practice on civil litigation, with an emphasis on employment and governmental liability. She provides advice on a variety of employment matters including policy manuals, discipline, and termination. She also conducts workplace investigations for both private and public employers. In addition to the advice she provides, Kjellberg-Nelson has tried cases in state and federal courts and handled appeals before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, Minnesota Supreme Court, and Minnesota Court of Appeals. She has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2020 and previously earned the Rising Star honor from 2017-2019.
The Super Lawyer selection team uses a patented multi-phase process to identify worthy candidates each year. This includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation, and peer reviews by practice area.
Established more than 100 years ago, Quinlivan & Hughes ranks among the oldest and largest law practices in Central Minnesota. The full-service law firm has growing legal teams in the areas of employment law, business law, government law, insurance defense, trust and estate planning, and general litigation. Learn more at Quinlivan.com.