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Eight Attorneys from Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben are Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 Edition

August 2020

Minneapolis, MN, August 2020 – Personal injury law firm Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben is pleased to announce eight attorneys are recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 edition. An additional attorney has been recognized in the inaugural edition of 2021 Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch.

The attorneys, who were nominated by their peers for the listing, and the number of years they’ve received the designation include: Paul E. Godlewski (10), John C. Goetz (25), Peter W. Riley (15), Robert J. Schmitz (10), James R. Schwebel (30), Alicia N. Sieben (1), William R. Sieben (25) and Richard L. Tousignant (15). This is Alicia Sieben’s first year receiving the award after meeting the recommended minimum of at least 10 years in practice.

In a separate distinction, Kojo A. Addo received a 2021 Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch recognition for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. The award is given to attorneys who are early in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. All hopeful candidates must be nominated and vetted by their peers to be recognized.

Best Lawyers® lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Approximately six million evaluations are sent to the top attorneys throughout the U.S. whose ratings and opinions of their peers’ professionalism, abilities and integrity are kept strictly confidential by the publication. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers® is considered a singular honor. Less than one percent of the attorneys in the U.S. are included in the publication.

“This prestigious recognition serves as a testament to the talent of our attorneys, their commitment to advancing the legal profession and more importantly, their constant drive to deliver quality counsel and optimum results to our clients,” said Jim Schwebel, founding partner and one of the attorneys listed.

“The fact that Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben has eight attorneys, each nominated by colleagues in other firms, certainly underscores the reputation and performance of our firm. We are truly honored to have them as part of the Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben team,” concluded Schwebel.

Jim Schwebel founded the law firm over forty years ago to help those injured in accidents or by someone else’s negligence. Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben proceeded to attract other top attorneys and has grown to become one of the largest personal injury law firms serving Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota.

“Oftentimes, when you’re representing someone who has suffered a very serious injury, you become their champion – you become their mouthpiece. You want to help in any way that you can…”Jim Schwebel

Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben attorneys also support the community through mentoring, volunteer work and fundraising. Their legal expertise and commitment to helping people in all walks of life contribute to the respect the attorneys have gained from their peers.

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in an accident, contact the experienced lawyers at Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben at 612-377-7777 or toll free at 1-800-752-4265, or by visiting www.schwebel.com. There is no consultation fee, and their friendly, knowledgeable team will help you fight for your rights to fair compensation.


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