Congratulations to Kendra Geiger Hagen in her move to PCG

Kendra Geiger Hagen, formerly of Gray, Plant, Mooty, has joined PCG Law as a partner/member. Kendra will continue to practice family law and provide mediation, parenting consulting, and parenting time expediting services.

Franz Hultgren Evenson, P.A. Seeking Associate Attorney


ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY. Franz Hultgren Evenson, P.A., a full service civil law firm located in St. Cloud, Minnesota, seeks an associate attorney to primarily practice in the areas of litigation, business and real property law. There will also be opportunities to work in other areas of civil practice. This position involves immediate and extensive client interaction, including representation of clients in court. The successful applicant will be given the opportunity to build and grow a practice, while receiving the support and mentoring of experienced attorneys and staff. We are especially looking for applicants with a genuine interest in living and working in Central Minnesota, together with the entrepreneurial drive to develop client relationships and to ultimately become a partner in the firm. Two or more years of experience in legal practice or judicial clerkship is preferred, but not required.

Interested attorneys should provide a resume and cover letter to: Franz Hultgren Evenson, P.A., Attention: Drew Hultgren, 1011 Second Street North, P.O. Box 307, St. Cloud, Minnesota 56302 (or by electronic mail to: References, writing samples and law school transcripts are preferred, but not required. For more information about our law firm, please visit our website at No telephone inquiries, please.


Dependent upon experience and qualifications.

February 16, 2018.

Local CLEs in Jan. & Feb. being offered…

The below CLEs are being offered locally (at Rinke Noonan, Ltd.) and should be available to sign up for now. These will not be advertised like normal so please pass this information on and let all of your colleagues know about them!! Sign up through the CLE website

Jan. 12, 2018 – Significant Changes for Minnesota LLCs– Full Day starts 8:15am – 6.0 CLE Credits

Jan. 26, 2018 – New Developments in Parenting Time & Custody and Antenuptial, Postnuptial, & Cohabitation Agreements – Half Day (morning) starts 8:15am – 3.0 CLE Credits

Jan. 26, 2018 – Spousal Maintenance Reform in Minnesota and Nationwide and Same-Sex Issues in Family Law – Half Day (afternoon) starts 12:15pm – 3.0 CLE Credits

Feb 9, 2018 – 2017 Worker’s Compensation Deskbook Seminar – Full Day starts 8:15am. – 6.0 CLE Credits

Feb. 23, 2018 – What Matters Most in Family Law: Kids & Wellness – Half Day (morning) begins 8:15am – 3.0 CLE Credits

Feb. 23 2018 – What Matters Most in Family Law: Money & the Practice of Family Law – Half Day (afternoon) begins 12:15pm – 3.0 CLE Credits

Heller & Thyen, P.A. looking to add new attorney

Heller & Thyen, P.A. is looking for a family law attorney with 3+ years of experience. Other areas of practice a plus. Salary negotiable and commensurate with experience.

Candidates can send a resume to

Website Calendar under construction – new events

Fall Social

Urban Lodge Brewery

10/12/2017 – 5:30p Social Hour; 6:30p Dinner

We can no long acccept RSVPs for this event.  You are welcome to come for the social hour and pay the $25/person fee, but dinner is full.

Renowned St. Cloud Law Firm to Combine with Gray Plant Mooty

MINNEAPOLIS — SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 — St. Cloud law firm Hughes Mathews Greer, P.A. announced today that its three attorneys will transition to join the St. Cloud offices of Gray Plant Mooty.

Hughes Mathews Greer, a St. Cloud law firm with a legacy dating back to 1934, will elevate Gray Plant Mooty’s firm by adding depth to its local client relationships and strengthen the firm’s expertise in the health care practice, as well as business, nonprofit, and litigation matters. Gray Plant Mooty has had offices in the city since 2002.

“This transition is a great move for our firm,” says Tom Mathews, shareholder of Hughes Mathews Greer. “We have been exploring options in recent years to find a fit for a merger and we are proud to be aligning with Gray Plant Mooty, which is a traditional firm with excellent lawyers. We are looking forward to joining their team and continuing to serve our clients.”

The three Hughes Mathews Greer attorneys — Tom Mathews, his son John Mathews, and Kelly Larson — will move into Gray Plant Mooty’s West Germain Street offices in St. Cloud.

“We are excited to welcome the talented lawyers from Hughes Mathews Greer, which has such deep roots and connections in the St. Cloud community,” says Gray Plant Mooty Co-Managing Officer Charlie Maier. “Both our firms have strong, longstanding Minnesota ties and together this partnership will emphasize our bond to the city and Minnesota as a whole.”

Hughes Mathews Greer has represented a number of health care and other businesses in the St. Cloud area and has long been the primary outside corporate counsel to CentraCare Health, which includes St. Cloud Hospital.

Fred Hughes, Tom Mathews’ father-in-law, started his St. Cloud firm in 1930s, and was joined by his twin sons. Since then, the firm has grown and evolved but has always maintained its connection and home in St. Cloud. Hughes Mathews Greer’s three attorneys are each graduates of nationally recognized law schools.

7th District Ethics Committee – want to serve?

Anyone interested in serving on the 7th District Ethics Committee or if you know any non-lawyers who might be interested the committee is also looking for lay members.

Please contact by email:

Gordon Hansmeier
11 – 7th Avenue North
PO Box 1433
St Cloud, MN 56302-1433

Rajkowski Hansmeier Welcomes New Associate

Kirstin Erickson has joined Rajkowski Hansmeier as its newest associate attorney.  Kirstin will be practicing in the areas of real estate and commercial law.

Blattner Energy Looking for Legal Assistant

Blattner Energy is looking for a Legal Assistant

Application deadline is August 11, 2017

See link for details –

Central Minnesota Legal Services is hiring

Central Minnesota Legal Services is hiring a staff attorney for the Saint Cloud office to handle primarily family law matters. Please send a resume, writing sample, and references to Sheila Merriman at