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Henson Efron Attorneys Selected in 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

July 11, 2017

Minneapolis, MN

Henson Efron shines again in 2017 with 18 talented lawyers – that’s over half our firm – receiving these designations. This year we’re particularly excited that Associate Anne Haaland, Family Law Attorney, has been selected as a Rising Star for the first time. In addition, both Melissa Nilsson and Kathryn Graves are new honorees in the Top 50 Women attorneys category, Alan Eidsness marks his 10th year as a Top 10 attorney while Lisa Spencer is a multi-year honoree on the Top 100 attorney and Top 50 Women lists.

We are proud of all our attorneys recognized here for their hard work, dedication and success year after year.

Business and Corporate Law

Rochelle L. Hauser, Rising Star

Clark D. Opdahl

Estate Planning Trust and Probate

Christopher J. Burns

Family Law

Jaime Driggs

Alan C. Eidsness, Top 10

William F. Forsyth

Kathryn A. Graves, Top 50 Women

Anne R. Haaland, Rising Star

Melissa J. Nilsson, Top 50 Women

Lisa T. Spencer, Top 50 Women & Top 100


Court J. Anderson, Rising Star

John N. Bisanz, Jr., Rising Star

Joseph T. Dixon, Jr.

Scott A. Neilson

David Bradley Olsen

Bruce C. Recher

Stuart T. Williams

Tax Law

Stephen L. Hopkins

Super Lawyer and Rising Star designations are awarded to attorneys that have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The process involves peer nominations, independent research and peer evaluations. The top 5% of those nominated are selected as Super Lawyers and only 2.5% are chosen as Rising Stars. Candidates are eligible for Rising Stars if they are 40 or younger, or have been in practice 10 years or less.

LNA members are not affiliated in the joint practice of law; each member firm is an independent law firm and renders professional services on an individual and separate basis.