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Aaron Eken joined Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben in 2021 and brings with him experience and compassion when helping those who have suffered injuries. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 2006 from the University of North Dakota School of Law. Aaron received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration also from the University of North Dakota. While Aaron’s career started on the defense side for insurance companies, it became clear that his passion was helping people over insurance companies. Since 2011, he has handled all aspects of personal injury bringing more than two dozen cases to jury trial and litigated hundreds more to settlement for his clients. Aaron is also acknowledged as one of Minnesota’s leading lecturers in the area of trial practice and insurance law. Aaron’s experience includes all aspects of personal injury litigation including car and truck collisions, motorcycle crashes and general liability cases. He is licensed to practice in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Minnesota State Bar 2007
Wisconsin State Bar 2013
United State District Court – District of Minnesota 2013
University of North Dakota School of Law
Grand Forks, ND 2006
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND 2003
Red River High School
Grand Forks, ND 1999
Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
Wisconsin State Bar Association, Member
Minnesota Association for Justice, Member
Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
Ramsey County Bar Association, Member
I was born and raised in Grand Forks, North Dakota. My upbringing taught me the value of hard work, moral integrity and close relationships. My friends and family would tell you that I’m a people person. I have always found a great deal of happiness in helping others. I value the people in my life – family, friends, and clients, and go the extra mile to maintain those relationships. They would also tell you I come from a long line of great storytellers, a skill that has served my clients well in my trial work. And I bring an uncompromising sense of morals and ethics to everything I do.
My first job out of law school was working in-house at a major insurance company. I spent four years learning how insurance companies work, and litigating cases on behalf of insurance companies and defendants in personal injury cases. There I found my passion for trial work. Being in the courtroom was thrilling, but I felt unfulfilled working for the defense. My clients were generally faceless insurance companies or an individual who simply needed to participate because their insurance company required them to.
Ten years ago, I decided to make a change and start representing individuals instead of the insurance company. Over the years I have had the opportunity to help hundreds of families in times of crisis and uncertainty. I care about my clients and I work hard to help make things right. The skills that I learned working for an insurance company have helped my clients from the outset of their case all the way through trial. Keeping my clients informed and making sure their rights are protected every step of the way is my goal in every one of my cases, no matter the size or complexity.