September, 2016
Jean Boler and Larry Schaefer  are the lead attorneys on the Fulcrum case

2016 Super Lawyers!


Schaefer Halleen is proud to announce that Larry Shaefer, Daren Sharp, and Peter Christian have been nominated to the 2016 Super Lawyers list! Find out more about their practice areas and what award they received below.

Larry P. Schaefer
Selected to the Super Lawyers list for the third year in a row as a  Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Larry has earned a reputation as a lawyer who assists clients in every way possible to best recover from the effects of illegal workplace conduct.  He has represented numerous executives in severance negotiations and litigation. He was lead counsel in a
case establishing the "just cause" standard for termination in
Minnesota on  beh alf of a former Cargill Vice President, securing a judgment of more than $500,000 and establishing the legal principal that just cause is not present unless there is some form of misconduct.

Peter G. Christian
Selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Star list for the third year in a row as a Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Peter is an aggressive and fearless advocate motivated first and foremost by results.  He has successfully prosecuted employment claims involving discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower protection, failure to pay, and other illegal treatment experienced by employees. Peter has also earned a reputation for successfully negotiating
 employment contracts and severance agreements for employees of all l evels. 

His recent success includes securing one of the largest public settlements in Minnesota in recent years for an individual employee - a $2.385 million resolution for a medical professional who had alleged that he was retaliated against and defamed after blowing the whistle on illegal conduct in his workplace.

Phone: 612-294-2619

Darren M. Sharp
Selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Star list for the third year in a row as a Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Darren focuses his consumer protection practice on helping condominium associations and their unit owners hold developers accountable for complying with disclosure and reserve fund requirements. 

For the last six years, Darren has spearheaded the Firm's 
condominium  litigation and obtained multiple six-figure
results. His advocacy led to the first favorable jury verdict in Minnesota against a developer for failing to adequately fund a condominium's reserves.

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Toni Halleen to chair "The Brain"
How the brain works and what that means for client matters and your legal practice

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370, Minneapolis

The purpose of this seminar is to provide practicing attorneys with a strong sense of how the brain works and what that means for client matters and legal practice. 

Attendees will come away with a greater understanding of brain science and function to use in professional self-understanding and management.  In addition, they'll receive practical information to use in client matters, for those practitioners whose areas of work require knowledge of brain function and behavior. 

This exciting new CLE seminar features insights on:
  • What we are learning about the connections between neuroscience and the law
  • Medical perspectives on legal matters in client cases
  • Alzheimer's, Dementia and Degenerative Brain Disease
  • Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • The Brain Chemistry of Drug and Alcohol Addiction 
  • Discoveries about brain function - yours and your clients' - under the stress of conflict, plus concrete approaches to addressing those reactions
  Register today for an incredibly interesting look at this next knowledge frontier for all lawyers!
Schaefer Halleen, LLC
412 South Fourth Street, Suite 1050 Minneapolis, MN 55415
Telephone:  612-294-2600
FAX: 612-294-2640