NAWL Secretary, Angela Brandt, of the St. Paul, Minnesota litigation boutique Larson King, has been nominated and accepted for membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates. Through this honor, Angela, a veteran trial lawyer, joins the ranks of only 184 other attorneys in Minnesota. To be considered for membership, nominees must have tried to conclusion a minimum of 10 civil jury trials, be nominated by an existing member and be approved by 75 percent of the more than 7,000 ABOTA members. Criteria evaluated includes exceptional jury trial skills, civility, professionalism and integrity.
“It is an honor to be part of such an elite group of trial lawyers,” said Brandt. “Not every case should be tried, but for those disputes that go to trial, you want a lawyer that has experience standing up and persuading a jury. Every person in this organization can do that effectively.”
ABOTA is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. ABOTA works to uphold the jury system by educating the American public about the history and value of the right to trial by jury.
Larson King is a nationally recognized law firm providing counsel and innovative solutions to complex legal challenges. Larson King’s attorneys regularly try cases to jury and bench verdict. This extensive trial experience give the firm’s attorneys unmatched insight to guide high-stakes litigation to a favorable outcome for its clients.