Kennedy & Nervig, LLP
The law firm of Kennedy & Nervig, LLP has been providing quality legal services to clients in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota since 1905.
The firm's lawyers provide a wide range of legal services including civil litigation of all types, trial and appeals, personal injury, insurance defense, probate, real estate, wills, employment law, educational law, and arbitration and mediation services. The practice covers a broad area of Minnesota, and some portions of North Dakota and South Dakota. The firm's lawyers have obtained numerous successful appellate court decisions in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.
|39+ years of litigation experience of all types - plaintiffs and defendants.|
||Minnesota Supreme Court Qualified Neutral|
||20 years of ADR experience of all types - adjudicative, facilitative, evaluative & hybrid.|
||Experience in Minnesota, North Dakota & South Dakota.|
||Lecturer & author of trial practices.|
About the Attorneys:
CHARLES R. KENNEDY
Charlie Kennedy is senior partner and practicing trial attorney in a statewide civil litigation practice representing both plaintiffs and defendants. His civil litigation practice has included all types of cases including automobile, products, dram shop, wrongful death, insurance coverage, building construction, professional malpractice and employment. His practice has included trial and appellate cases in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. He has 20 years experience in both mediation and arbitration (including serving as party-appointed, neutral and sole arbitrator), in the areas of personal injury, contract, wrongful death, product liability, construction, slip-and-fall, employment, pharmaceutical, FELA, fire loss, medical and legal malpractice, UIM claims, commercial, international commercial arbitration, professional liability and electric utility. He is a qualified neutral on the Minnesota statewide ADR Neutrals Roster (Rule 114), North Dakota Mediation Roster and North Dakota Arbitration Roster. He is a past chairman of LPRB and is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Board of Trial Advocates as well as the Minnesota State and American Bar Associations.
LUTHER P. NERVIG
Luther P. Nervig, partner, practices in the areas of probate law, estate planning law, real estate law, commercial, municipal and corporate law. He sits on the Board of Directors for Wadena State Bank, Tri-County Hospital, and First National Bank of Menahga. He is a member of the Minnesota State and American Bar Associations.
PAUL F. CARLSON
Paul F. Carlson, born Chicago Heights, Illinois, October 10, 1959; admitted to bar, 1988, Illinois; 1999, Minnesota; 2002 U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. Education: Baruch College (B.B.A., magna cum laude, 1985); Notre Dame Law School (J.D., 1988). Beta Gamma Sigma. Member: Minnesota State and American Bar Associations; Seventh Judicial District Ethics Committee; Trustee, Kitchigami Regional Library Board; President, Wadena City Library Board; Wadena Rotary; U.S. Army, 1977 - 1981, Army Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster.
MATTHEW S. VAN BRUGGEN
Matthew S. Van Bruggen, Associate, practices in the areas of civil litigation and the general practice of law. He is a graduate of the University of South Dakota, studied in Italy at the University of Modena, and graduated from the Hamline University School of Law. He is a member of the Minnesota State and American Bar Associations.