SOL Magazine Spring 2023

2022 Send your 2022 class notes and photos to Brandon Mickelsen (brandonmickelsen@outlook. com) ______________________________ Federico Benvenutto joined the corporate group at Faegre Drinker and was sworn into the Minnesota Bar at the end of October. Ryan Doerfler is now a public defender for the Billings, Montana Public Defender’s Office. Carrie McKenzie M.S.L . started as a senior clinical research associate with start-up device company Marani Health. The company works on devices to improve the quality and care of women’s health. Kristen Schwingler now practices in the Las Vegas office of Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman. Tyler Wessman-Conroy and his wife Maria Wessman-Conroy welcomed their third child, Evangeline Aquinnah Rose Wessroy, on September 4, 2022.

Jacob Hoffman joined Fox Rothschild LLP as an associate in the Taxation & Wealth Planning department. He advises individuals on a full range of wealth planning, estate administration and tax management issues.

Fillmore County. Upon Judge Opat’s retirement on November 30, Megan transferred to clerk for Judge Buytendorp in Winona County. James Rasmussen is now a policy analyst for the Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission in Wisconsin. Mark Tiola now practices at Hunegs, LeNeave & Kvas in Wayzata. The firm specializes in representing injured railroad workers under the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), personal injury and workers’ compensation. Madison Van Cleave is now an assistant public defender in Minnesota’s First Judicial District (Hastings). Bailey (Fuchs) Voge married Skylar Voge on May 21, 2022, in Moorhead, Minnesota. Two of Bailey’s law school classmates were in the bridal party and other classmates attended the celebration. Bailey practices at Vogel Law Firm in Fargo, North Dakota. Stephanie Wolf got married in June at the Minneapolis Institute of Art to husband Adrian Wilson. She now lives in the Longfellow neighborhood and practices family law. The couple operate the annual Twin Cities Toy Drive, sourcing community donations for Twin Cities BIPOC. 2021 Send your 2021 class notes and photos to Megan Hsiang ( ______________________________

Reed LLP. Molly’s practice focuses on employment law and consumer protection. Shannon Eckman joined Bassford Remele. Shannon is a litigator, focusing her practice in the areas of employment litigation/advice, professional liability and general liability.

IN MEMORIAM Join us in praying for our law school alumni who recently passed away.

Ryan Anderson ’10 J.D.

Adam Wickens ’15 J.D.

Congratulations to Paul Hultgren on opening Hultgren Law, a Minneapolis-based immigration law firm dedicated to providing guidance and representation to individual clients in Minnesota and

Gabrielle Martone joined Moss & Barnett. Gabrielle is a member of the firm’s business law and real estate teams, helping clients on a broad range of corporate, business and financial matters.

throughout the United States.

Alex Landreville and Katie (Arndt) Schwandt bought a home in Duluth, MN and are planning a wedding for fall 2023.

Kate E. Polman joined Minneapolis-based Keegan Law Office. She handles criminal defense and postconviction matters. Kate has experience representing clients facing a variety of state and federal criminal charges. Mackenzie Sedlack now practices family law at Lanners & Olson, P.A. Her practice will eventually also include criminal law matters.

Elaine Mikel joined the DeWitt

Vince Wren joined the Minnesota State Patrol and will patrol in the East Metro focusing on impaired driving. His class elected him to speak on their behalf at their academy graduation.

LLP business practice group in the Minneapolis office. Erik Money and his wife moved to San Francisco, where Erik has a one-year clerkship with Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Carlos Bea. They love the amazing weather and restaurants, but look forward to reconnecting with fellow alumni when they return to Minnesota.

Christina Benson joined Eckberg Lammers in their municipal law and conflict management groups.

Megan Pierce-Campbell clerked for Judge Opat in

Molly Billion joined Zimmerman

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