MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, June 1, 2005 --Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, P.A. is pleased to announce that veteran trial lawyer and former state representative, William A. Crandall is now qualified as neutral or “mediator” under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice, and under the Supreme Court of Minnesota.
Criteria for awarding the qualification includes four days of training and meeting all standards stated in Rule 114 for placement on a roster. Rule 114 requires non-certified continuing education on dispute resolution with a set amount of training hours required per three-year reporting period.
The mediation process offers individuals with disputes the opportunity to resolve the issues on their own without having to spend the time and money on actual litigation and the court process.
Crandall has been practicing law for 35 years as a successful trial attorney, and is currently a practicing attorney and shareholder with Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben. Crandall has been named by his peers and listed in Minnesota Law & Politics magazine as one of Minnesota’s “Top 40 Personal Injury Attorneys”. He is a former state representative, and resides in Edina with his family.
Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, P.A. is the largest law firm in Minnesota specializing exclusively in personal injury litigation. With 17 lawyers and more than 80 support staff, it provides personal, specialized service from initial investigation through settlement, trial or appeal.
For more information, contact Tammy Offerman ([email protected]) at 612-344-0388 or visit schwebel.com.