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Peter W. Riley Named 2006 'Top 100 Super Lawyer'

Minnesota Law & Politics
September 2006

Minneapolis-September 1, 2006 -- Minnesota Law & Politics Magazine has released their annual list of "Top 100 Super Lawyers". Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, P.A is very pleased to congratulate shareholder, Peter W. Riley on being selected as a Minnesota "Top 100 Super Lawyers" 2006. This year marks the eleventh consecutive year Riley has been named one of Minnesota’s top attorneys.

Only the top five percent of Minnesota attorneys are named Super Lawyers based on votes from attorneys throughout the state who nominated the best lawyers they have personally observed in action. Law & Politics mailed approximately 16,000 ballots to active lawyers in Minnesota. An attorney-led research staff reviewed the nominees’ credentials, licensure, and standing with the Bar, assigning points based upon defined evaluation criteria. A Blue Ribbon panel of attorneys scored the top vote-getters, who were divided into 55 areas of practice. The 2006™ Super Lawyers survey was published in the August-September edition of Minnesota Law & Politics Magazine, Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Monthly.

Peter Riley has more than 25 years of experience in complex civil litigation, including extensive experience in personal injury, medical malpractice, and product liability matters. He joined the law firm of Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, P.A. in 1991 and became a partner in 2002. Riley is Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and Minnesota State Bar Association. He received his B.A. from Williams College and his J.D. from the University of Minnesota. Recently, he has been selected Woodward/White's “The Best Lawyers in America”, in the area of plaintiff personal injury. Attorney Riley also served as the President of The Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association and on the Board of Director of the Minnesota State Bar Association.

Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, P.A. is the largest law firm in Minnesota specializing exclusively in personal injury litigation. With 17 lawyers and more than 70 support staff, it provides personal, specialized service from initial investigation through settlement, trial or appeal. The firm is known for its prompt, courteous service and recognized as a leader in legal development regarding injury and death claims.