Minneapolis-August 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, William R. Sieben on being selected as a Minnesota "Top 100 Super Lawyers" 2006. This year marks the fifteenth consecutive year Sieben 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.
William R. Sieben a native of Hastings, Minnesota, Sieben received his Political Science degree with honors from St. Cloud State University in 1973 and a law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in 1977. Before beginning his career in law, he served on Vice President, Walter Mondale’s White House staff. He returned to Minnesota, and in 1980 joined Schwebel & Associates as a personal injury lawyer. In 1983, he became a principal shareholder and the firm was renamed Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben. Sieben is Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and Minnesota State Bar Association. Sieben has more than 20 verdicts, awards or settlements in excess of a million dollars.
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.