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stephen_c_fiebigerStephen C. Fiebiger

Burnsville, Minnesota
Attorney

Phone: (952) 746-5171
Fax: (952) 746-5172
Email: Contact Me

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Rights
  • Contracts
  • Discrimination based on race, sex, disability, national origin, age, sexual orientation, and protected classifications
  • Guardianships/Conservatorships/Power of Attorney
  • Trust Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Litigation & Appeals in state and federal courts
  • Personal Injury
  • Harassment and Hostile Work Environment based on sex, race, disability, age, national origin, sexul orientation and protected classifications
  • Wrongful Death
  • Negligence

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1983
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990

Education

    • Washburn University School of Law, J.D., Topeka, Kansas, 1983
    • St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, B.A., History/English, 1980

 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS, MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Appointed to Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure, three year term ending July 1, 2016
  • Appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton, Member, Merit System Council, three-year term beginning June 30, 2011
  • Appointed Dakota County Personnel Board of Appeals, 2004-2010, Chair (2010), 2012-2015
  • Past Board member (1985-1996) and Past President (1989-1991) of Board of Brain Injury Association of Minnesota, prepared 501(c)(3) filings to IRS, www.braininjurymn.org
  • Past Board Member, National Head Injury Foundation
  • Appointed Burnsville Economic Growth Committee, 1999-2007, Chair (2002)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) Minnesota Chapter, www.mn-nela.org
  • Member, EEOC Attorney Referral List.  www.eeoc.gov/field/minneapolis
  • Dakota County Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association (Appointed to Nominating Committee, 2013 - 2016)
  • The Hennepin Lawyer Committee, Member since 1990 - present, Chair (2001), Co-Chair (2002), Author/Editor of legal articles, www.hcba.org 
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Founder/President, Member, Board of Directors, Foundation 191, prepared 501(c)(3) filings to IRS, www.foundation191.org Education Foundation, 2005 - Present
  • Member, ISD 191 Facilities Utilization Taskforce 2009
  • Member, ISD 191 Facilities Naming Committee, 2012
  • Member, Minnesota Association of Guardians and Conservators (MAGIC). www.minnesotaguardianship.org
  • Qualified Neutral Under Rule 114 by Minnesota Supreme Court, 2003-Present - Employment-Personal Injury- Commercial http://www.mncourts.gov/apps/adr/adr_query.asp

Past Employment Positions

  • US House of Representatives - Congressional Intern, Washington, D.C.

NOTABLE CASES

In Re: Guardianship of Jeraldine J. Pates, 823 N.W. 2d 881 (Minn. App. 2012)(interpreting protective powers under guardianship and conservatorship statutes)

Stockton v. Northwest Airlines, Inc., 804 F.Supp. 2d 938 (D. Minn. 2011)(Summary judgment denied in disability discrimination case)

Lake v. Yellow Transportation, Inc., 596 F. 3d 871 (8th Cir. 2010)(reversal of summary judgment in race discrimination case)

Radke v. County of Freeborn, 694 N.W. 2d 788 (Minn. 2005)(created cause of action for wrongful death -negligence in investigation of child abuse under CARA - obtained settlement and $150,000 judgment)

Patterson v. Wu Family Corp., 608 N.W. 2d 863 (Minn. 2000)(established rule for waiver of service of process defense)

Barton v. Moore, 558 N.W. 2d 746 (Minn. 1997)(piercing of corporate veil case establishing that usurious loans are not void)

Onwuka v. Federal Express Corp., 178 F.R.D. 508 (D. Minn. 1997)(Federal court allowed discovery of internal investigation in race discrimination case over attorney-client privilege objection)

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Mock Trial Judge, William McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition (2015)

Columnist, Savage Pacer, Community Voices, www.Savagepacer.com

Public speaking to professional and civic organizations, Continuing Legal Education presenter

 

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