SOL Lawyer Magazine_Summer 2022

2019 Send your 2019 class notes and photos to Meredith McKnight ( or Bri Whiting ( Lee Bennin joined the Intellectual Property Litigation practice group of Lathrop GPM (Minneapolis). Lee also has experience in product liability, commercial, railroad, and insurance litigation matters. Kay Bolaños (pictured below) now practices family law at Baker Vicchiollo Law (Edina, Minn.).

Eder Castillo visited Partnership Academy in Richfield to talk to students about law school. He is helping inspire future Tommies! See photo on page 10. Congratulations to Jeremy Davis and Stephanie (Edmonson) Davis (pictured below), who were married in Costa Rica in January 2022. The couple met in law school studying for Professor Sisk’s Civil Procedure test. Their closest law school friends attended the wedding.

Andrea Mejia (pictured below) now practices at Sapientia Law Group (Minneapolis). Andrea is a corporate and commercial attorney, licensed in Colombia and Minnesota.

Kirsten Hash (pictured below) now practices at Norton Rose Fulbright U.S. LLP (Minneapolis). Kirsten’s practice focuses on U.S. and international trademark prosecution, enforcement, oppositions and cancellations, and portfolio management for clients in diverse industries.

Brian Peltier celebrated one year in Ballard Spahr’s Minneapolis public finance practice. He and wife Ashleigh celebrated their third child Piper Rose’s first birthday in February. 2020 Send your 2020 class notes and photos to Jacq Congello (jacq. or Sarah Peterson (peterson.sarah.22@ RJ Alpers started a new job last November and is now an Assistant County Attorney in Meeker County (Litchfield, Minn). He focuses primarily on criminal prosecution and works on civil matters and civil commitments. Tim Anderson (pictured below) now practices at Melchert Hubert Sjodin PLLP (Waconia, Minn). The firm offers legal services across a broad range of practice areas for businesses, municipalities, organizations, individuals and families.

Lindsey Larson (pictured below) joined Hellmuth & Johnson (Edina, Minn). Lindsey’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation and consumer class action litigation.

Anna Marie (Landis) Ferry married husband Tyler in January 2021. They welcomed healthy and beautiful daughter Theresa Rose (pictured below) to their family in December 2021. Anna Marie is currently the Administrative Director and Choir Teacher at Holy Spirit Academy in Monticello, Minn. Congrats!

Evangeline Dhawan (pictured below) is now a community clinic attorney at Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid. Evangeline focuses on family- based immigration, serving the Somali community at the Brian Coyle Neighborhood Center.

Kelly McPherson (pictured below) is now an attorney for the New York City Department of Education. Kelly handles litigation within the agency’s Special Education Unit.

Thomas Godfrey moved on from being a SMRLS staff attorney and is now an Assistant Public Defender in Ramsey County. Michelle Kelly joined Scott + Hespen Law, PLLC as an associate attorney in the firm’s estate planning and probate administration practices.

Carlos Arencibia Fernandez, LL.M. in U.S. Law (pictured below), now practices at PwC España (Palma, Islas Baleares, Spain).

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