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Richard Tousignant Named 2006 'Super Lawyer'

Minnesota Law & Politics
September 2006

Minneapolis-September 1, 2006 -- Minnesota Law & Politics Magazine has released their annual list of “Super Lawyers”. Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, P.A is very pleased to congratulate shareholder, Richard L. Tousignant on being selected as a 2006 Minnesota "Super Lawyers". This year marks the eighth consecutive year Tousignant has been named one of Minnesota’s top attorneys. We would also like to congratulate Richard for recently being named to the list of 2006 “Top 40 Personal Injury Lawyers” in Minnesota.

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.

Trial lawyer and shareholder in the law firm of Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, Richard Tousignant was born and raised in Minneapolis. He graduated cum laude from the William Mitchell College of Law in 1986. In that same year he joined the law firm of Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben and since that time has devoted his practice entirely to personal injury and wrongful death litigation, successfully representing hundreds of clients in a wide variety of cases. In 1998, the National Board of Trial Advocacy certified Richard as a Civil Trial Specialist.

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.