MINNEAPOLIS, February 4, 2002– The law firm of Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, P.A. announced today that Mark H. Gruesner has been board certified by The Minnesota State Bar Association as a Civil Trial Specialist. This certification recognizes attorneys who specialize in civil trial law and meet the board’s exacting standards for professional expertise and ethics.
Once qualified, Mr. Gruesner had to undergo a rigorous approval process. He had to demonstrate substantial experience in civil trial law, submit professional references, demonstrate competence in legal writing, prove continuing legal education, and complete a one-day examination. Each year special council will review Mr. Gruesner certification.
Trial lawyer Mark Gruesner has been practicing in the field of plaintiffs’ personal injury, product liability and wrongful death cases since 1978. Before joining Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, P.A. in 1986, Mark managed his own law firm handling personal injury, workers’ compensation and criminal defense cases. Mark was born and raised in Minneapolis and earned his law degree from Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. He has been adjunct professor at Hamline since 1980, teaching Advanced Civil and Criminal Trial Practice Techniques.
Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, P. A. is the largest law firm in Minnesota specializing exclusively in personal injury litigation. With 18 lawyers and more than 80 support staff, it provides personal, specialized service from initial investigation through settlement, trial or appeal.