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Twelve SiebenCarey Attorneys Recognized as 2019 Best Lawyers in America

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SiebenCarey today announced that 12 of the firm's attorneys were
selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 – an
annual list universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal
excellence. The annual Best Lawyers list has been published since
1983. Rankings are based on a peer-review survey in which more than
50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal
abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.

"It is an honor to receive this important peer recognition from The
Best Lawyers in America
again this year," said Jim Carey,
president of SiebenCarey. "Since the firm was founded in 1952,
it's been the goal of every attorney on our staff to protect the rights
of those we serve as clients. We will continue ensuring clients
understand their legal rights and receive the justice they deserve."

SiebenCarey attorneys named to the 2019 Best Lawyers in America
list include:

  • Robert T. Brabbit, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • James P. Carey, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • John W. Carey, Legal Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs; Mediation; Personal
    Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Paul K. Downes, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Susan M. Holden, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Arthur C. Kosieradzki, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Jeffrey M. Montpetit, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Mark G. Olive, Worker's Compensation Law – Claimants
  • Michael F. Scully, Worker's Compensation Law – Claimants
  • Harry A. Sieben, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Jeffrey S. Sieben, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Cory P. Whalen, Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

About the Lawyers

Robert T. Brabbit joined SiebenCarey
Personal Injury Law firm in 2017 with 27 years of personal injury
expertise. Robert is admitted to practice law in Minnesota
and Wisconsin, as well as the United States District Court and United
States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit. He received his law degree from
William Mitchell College of Law in 1991 and his B.A. degree from the
University of Minnesota.

James P. Carey is President and Managing
Partner of the law firm and one of the top wrongful death and personal
injury attorneys in the state. Carey sits on the American Board of Trial
Advocates and is certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by both the
National Board of Trial Advocacy and the Minnesota State Bar
Association. He received his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law
in 1986 and has practiced at the firm his entire career.

John W. Carey is a nationally recognized
personal injury attorney with extensive experience in the field of
medical malpractice. He is consistently recognized by his peers for his
successes and leadership not only in this area, but also in the area of
alternative dispute resolution where he is noted as an experienced
mediator and arbitrator. Carey received his law degree from William
Mitchell College of Law and has practiced personal injury law in
Minnesota for 49 years.

Paul K. Downes joined the firm as a partner
in 2002 and combines a client-centered philosophy with recognized legal
skill to successfully represent a wide range of personal injury clients.
He is a Certified Civil Trial Law Specialist and has been named to the Super
Lawyers
annual list for more than 10 years. Originally from
Rochester, Minnesota, Downes received his Juris Doctor from the William
Mitchell College of Law in 1992.

Susan Holden has spent her
career representing clients in a variety of complex personal injury and
wrongful death claims. She focuses her practice in cases involving
trucking and automobile accidents, product defects, construction
accidents, medical malpractice, and class action matters involving
privacy and data breaches. Holden is certified as a Civil Trial Law
Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. She is active in bar
leadership within the state and nationally. Holden received her law
degree from the William Mitchell College of Law.

Arthur C. Kosieradzki is a Senior Certified
Civil Trial Law Specialist and partner at the firm where he provides
expertise in serious personal injury cases including automobile and
motorcycle accidents. Kosieradzki is originally from Marshalltown, Iowa,
and received his degree from the William Mitchell College of Law in
1988. He manages the firm's Lakeville office.

Jeffrey M. Montpetit is a firm shareholder
who practices in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, medical
malpractice, professional malpractice, civil rights law and police
misconduct, auto and truck accidents, product liability, premises
liability, and insurance litigation. Montpetit received his Juris Doctor
from the William Mitchell College of Law in 1998.

Mark G. Olive is renowned throughout the
state as a top workers' compensation attorney. He is committed to
protecting the rights of injured workers in the courtroom and at the
Minnesota Legislature. Olive has actively lobbied against repeated
attempts by the business community to cut back workers' compensation
coverage. He received his undergraduate and law degree from the
University of Notre Dame and has been with the firm since he graduated
in 1979.

Harry A. Sieben is a Civil Trial Law
Specialist certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association. He built
the firm into one of the largest personal injury law firms in Minnesota.
Sieben served 14 years in the Minnesota House of Representatives
including four years as Speaker of the House. He also served in the
military for 35 years, retiring at the rank of Major General.

Jeffrey S. Sieben is certified as a Civil
Trial Law Specialist by both the National Board of Trial Advocacy and
the Minnesota State Bar Association, a distinction awarded to fewer than
2 percent of all of Minnesota's personal injury attorneys. Every year
since 2016, Jeff has been selected a Minnesota Super Lawyer honoree as
well as a Top 100 Super Lawyer. Sieben received his Juris Doctor from
William Mitchell College of Law in 2001.

Michael F. Scully is a partner at the firm
and has achieved success in the areas of workers' compensation, personal
injury, and auto accident insurance litigation. He received "Attorney of
the Year" recognition by Minnesota Lawyer in 2016, an award
reserved for a select group of attorneys based on leadership in the
profession. Scully received his law degree from Hamline University of
Law in 1996 and his undergraduate degree from St. John's University.

Cory P. Whalen practices in all areas of
personal injury litigation and is a partner at the firm. He is certified
as a life member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Whalen is also a member of the
American Board of Trial Advocates, an elite organization of accomplished
trial attorneys whose qualifications require demonstrated significant
courtroom skill and experience, high personal character, and an
honorable ethical reputation. He received his J.D. from William Mitchell
College of Law and his B.A. from Winona State University.

About SiebenCarey
Founded in 1952, SiebenCarey has
grown to become one of Minnesota's largest and most widely respected
personal injury law firms, successfully representing more than 65,000
injury victims. For over 65 years the firm has employed experienced
lawyers and professional support personnel handling personal injury,
workers' compensation, wrongful death and medical malpractice claims.
Offices are located around the state of Minnesota in Minneapolis,
Lakeville and Duluth. For more information, visit www.knowyourrights.com.

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