The University of St. Thomas School of Law in downtown Minneapolis, MN.

School of Law Alumni Named 2019 Up & Coming Attorneys

Seven University of St. Thomas School of Law alumni have been named 2019 Up & Coming Attorneys by Minnesota Lawyer. This honor recognizes attorneys who are in their first decade of practice and who are off to a fast start in their legal careers.

Congratulations to the following St. Thomas alumni who have been named Up & Coming Attorneys this year:

  • Jessica Welk ‘09, Sherman Associates Inc.
  • Frank Aba-Onu ‘10, Bassford Remele, P.A.
  • Angela DeGreeff Follett ‘11, Fish & Richardson
  • David Carrier ‘12, Bowman and Brooke LLP
  • Kyle Willems ‘13, Tweksbury & Kerfeld
  • Brett Kelley ‘15, Kelley, Wolter & Scott, P.A.
  • Colin Laffey ‘15, Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services

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