Fuchihara joins Johnson, Killen & Seiler

DULUTH, Minn.—Daryl Fuchihara has joined Johnson, Killen & Seiler, the oldest and one of the most respected law firms in northern Minnesota.

Fuchihara has been a practicing attorney in Duluth since 2014, focusing on litigation. Before that, he practiced in Thunder Bay, his hometown. He joins the firm as an associate and is licensed to practice in Minnesota and Ontario.

“What I enjoy most about legal work are the interactions with my clients,” Fuchihara said. “The job is to work through a problem for them and come up with a solution.”

He added: “The law presents different challenges all the time. You may have a case that is similar to another. But the people involved, the issues that arise and how they affect my clients are always different. I am extremely excited to join this firm and do this work for Johnson, Killen & Seiler.”

Fuchihara is a 2012 graduate of William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul. He earned his bachelor’s degree in applied economics in 2007 from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, graduating cum laude.

Fuchihara serves on the Board of Directors and is secretary of the 11th District Bar Association in Duluth. He also offers his time to the Volunteer Attorney Program in Duluth.

Johnson, Killen & Seiler has been finding solutions for clients since 1888. The firm provides a wide range of services for individuals, businesses and employers. Its attorneys specialize in areas of law including: business, employment and labor, estates and trusts, family issues, health care, litigation and maritime and admiralty.

Johnson, Killen & Seiler has been in business longer than any other law firm in northern Minnesota and regularly has been named among one of the top law firms in the United States, as determined by Martindale-Hubbell, the legal industry’s most respected information service.

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Rob Karwath | North Coast Communications

218-343-9418 | rob@northcoastcommunications.com

MSBA’s President’s Award

Michele L. Miller was awarded the MSBA’s President’s Award. The President’s Award is awarded on an annual basis to a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association in recognition of the member’s outstanding support and assistance to the Minnesota State Bar Association and its mission.

 

 

Midwest Labor and Employment Law Institute

Joseph J. Roby and Jessica L. Durbin presented at the Upper Midwest Labor and Employment Law Institute.

Joseph J. Roby Jr. spoke on the topic “Ethical Issues of Joint Representation”

 

 

 

 

Jessica L. Durbin spoke on the topic “Top 10 Ethical Pitfalls Employment Lawyers Should Avoid”

 

 

 

 

Johnson, Killen & Seiler, P. A. Announces 2018 officers:

 

Roy J. Christensen, Chair – Mr. Christensen focuses his practice in the areas of business, real estate law, and construction law.

 

 

 

Jessica L. Durbin, President – Ms. Durbin specializes in labor law, employment law, employment discrimination and business law.

 

 

 

Diana Bouschor Dodge, Treasurer– Ms. Dodge practices in family law, business law, banking law, employment law and civil litigation.

 

 

 

Michele L. Miller, Secretary – Ms. Miller specializes in trusts and estates, real estate, business, and health care law.

 

 

 

Johnson, Killen & Seiler, P.A., is the oldest law firm in Northern Minnesota, serving businesses and individuals throughout the upper Midwest since 1888, continuously measuring success by the trust and confidence they instill in their clients.

Johnson, Killen & Seiler welcomes new attorneys

DULUTH, Minn.—Amanda Mangan and Susan Waldie have joined Johnson, Killen & Seiler, the oldest and one of the most respected law firms in northern Minnesota.

Mangan is a 2016 graduate of Mitchell Hamline Law School in St. Paul. The Duluth native earned her bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering in 2011 from the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus. She also has worked on Minnesota’s Iron Range for Habitat for Humanity.

“The law is a problem-solving field,” Mangan said. “In engineering, I learned how to solve problems with technology and numbers. At Habitat, I did a lot of work with people. The law combines those two parts of my background as I work now to solve problems for my clients.”

Waldie earned her law degree in 2016 from West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV. She completed her bachelor’s degree in economics in 2011 at Marshall University in Huntington, WV. She has experience working at an environmental law firm in West Virginia, her home state.

“As an attorney, you’re helping people,” she said. “You help them realize dreams. You help them form businesses. You help them confront difficult issues in their lives. Being an attorney allows me to help people on a very personal level when they need it most.”

Mangan and Waldie join the firm as associates and are licensed to practice in Minnesota. Johnson, Killen & Seiler specializes in the following areas of law: business, employment and labor, estates and trusts, family issues, health care, litigation and maritime and admiralty.

Johnson, Killen & Seiler has been finding solutions for clients since 1888. The firm provides a wide range of services for individuals, businesses and employers. It has been in business longer than any other law firm in northern Minnesota and regularly has been named among one of the top law firms in the United States, as determined by Martindale-Hubbell, the legal industry’s most respected information service.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Rob Karwath | North Coast Communications

218-343-9418 | rob@northcoastcommunications.com