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Stephen C. Fiebiger Law Office, Chartered

Stephen C. Fiebiger has over 36 years of experience as a Minnesota civil litigation attorney in the areas of employment law, personal injury, probate, and appeals. He practices in state and federal courts across the state handling court and jury trials. He has successfully argued appeals before the Minnesota supreme court, Minnesota Court of Appeals, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and negotiated scores of settlements.  He received the 2018 Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school district John Coskran Volunteer Award and recognized for his experience with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (Who's Who).

 

  • Civil Rights

  • Contracts

  • Negligence

  • Discrimination

  • Trust Litigation

  • Personal Injury

Practice Areas

Mr. Fiebiger has been licensed to practice before all courts in Minnesota since 1983.  He is admitted to practice in federal court before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Bar admissions

See the many cases Stephen C. Fiebiger has successfully represented and won in court.

  • Wrongful death

  • Employment Law

  • Harassment and Hostile Work Environments

  • Litigation and Appeals in state and federal courts

  • Guardianships, Conservatorships, Probate

  • Appeals

  • Defamation (Media, Employment, Internet).

Mr. Fiebiger graduated from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN with a Bachelor's Degree in History and English in 1980. Mr. Fiebiger served as a Congressional Intern in Washington, D.C., at the U.S. House of Representatives in 1980.  

 

He received his Juris Doctorate degree from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, KS in 1983. In law school he was a member of the Phi Delta Phi honor fraternity and editor-in-Chief of Case-N-Cane.

Education

  • Appointed to Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure, 2013 to present

  • Appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton, Member, Merit System Council, three-year term June 30, 2011 to June, 2014. June, 2015 to Jan. 2018; Reappointed by Gov. Tim Walz for July, 2019 to Jan. 2022

  • Dakota County Bar Association

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member, Elder Law Section

  • Member, EEOC Attorney Referral List

  • Past Board Member, National Head Injury Foundation

  • Member of ISD 191 Facilities Naming Committee (2012)

  • Member of ISD 191 Facilities Utilization Taskforce (2009)

  • Minnesota Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 2015-2018 (Treasurer) 

  • Member of Minnesota Association of Guardians and Conservators (MAGIC)

  • Appointed Burnsville Economic Growth Committee, 1999-2007, Chair (2002)

  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Nominating Committee, (2013 - 2014)

  • Appointed Dakota County Personnel Board of Appeals, 2004-2010, 2012-2018, 2018-2021

  • Qualified Neutral Under Rule 114 by Minnesota Supreme Court, 2003-Present – Employment, Personal Injury, Commercial

  • The Hennepin Lawyer Committee, Member,1990 - present, Chair (2001), Co-Chair (2002), Author/Editor of legal articles

  • Founder/President, Member, Board of Directors, Foundation 191, Education Foundation, 2005 - 2018

  • Board member (1985-1996) and Past President (1989-1991) of Board of Brain Injury Association of Minnesota

Professional Associations and Memberships

Presented on media defamation case for Amdahl Inn of Courts in Minneapolis in May, 2019 with Minnesota Lawyer.

In April, 2017, Mr. Fiebiger moderated a panel of trial lawyers on 'Tips and Tactics for Trial' for the Minnesota chapter of the National Employers Association in Minneapolis.  He co-presented an update on U.S. Supreme Court and Eighth Circuit cases to the Eighth Circuit National Employment Lawyers Association conference in Kansas City, Mo, in 2016.  In November, he was the speaker at the Metro Guardian & Conservator program on practical tips for guardians.

Authored amicus curiae "friend of the court" brief for MN-NELA to the Minnesota

supreme court on interpreting a statute tolling the statute of limitations during voluntary dispute resolution under the Minnesota Human Rights Act in Peterson v. City of Minneapolis, 892 N.W. 2d 824 (Minn. 2017), and another in 2018 in McBee v. Team Industries, a disability discrimination case under the Minnesota Human Rights Act.  Mr. Fiebiger served as a mock trial Judge for the William McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition.    

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