Kennedy and Ruhsam Law is honored to welcome the collaboration and esteemed legal experience and talent brought by Attorney Martha Sullivan who joined our team in 2021.The firm is growing and changing every day and is thrilled to have Martha on board to share her skills, experience, and creativity, and in providing thoughtful approaches to our clients and to our legal team that result in meaningful solutions. She has been active in community leadership and volunteers for legal aid and other local organizations. Martha brings extensive experience in the following practice areas: family law, probate, estate planning, mediation, and civil litigation. She graduated from Smith College, then obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Hamline University in St. Paul Minnesota. She began private practice of law in 1996 and is licensed in both Minnesota and Florida.
Martha resides in Eagan with her fiance’ and children, and enjoys boating, sports, music and spending time with friends and family.
Kennedy & Ruhsam is pleased to welcome Legal Assistant Julie Cooper to our team. Upon securing her paralegal degree from Inver Hills Community College, Julie has special reason to be proud of maintaining a 4.0 GPA. As a single mom, working full time throughout her tenure, her commitment to pursuing law for its theory and applications in life took particular effort. Julie zealously pursues professional excellence and goes the extra mile in providing staff support, also drawing upon her experience in administrative support within public schools. Her diligence, empathy and passion are distinctive in both her personal and professional relationships. Julie resides in Farmington with her 16-year-old son, Jamie.
The team at Kennedy & Ruhsam Law is proud to have Julie add distinct value to our services for our clients and family.
Kennedy & Ruhsam Law would like to welcome our newest paralegal, Mary Willink, to the firm. Mary joined the firm with an impressive background in civil litigation and transaction law. Her commitment to professional writing and communication is evidenced by her work in nonprofit organizations and EBSCO Publishing, among others. She enjoys professional development and continuing legal education and earned the NFPA PACE Registered Paralegal® credential in 2012. She resides in Wisconsin with her husband and three young daughters. We welcome Mary to the Kennedy & Ruhsam team.
Kennedy & Ruhsam Law would like to congratulate paralegal Tina M. Johnson RP® on receiving the Barbara H. Peppersack Lifetime Service Award. This award recognizes paralegals for their service who have been a member of the Minnesota Paralegal Association for at least 15 years and have made significant contributions to National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc., Minnesota Paralegal Association, and the paralegal profession through volunteering, mentoring, and promoting the profession. Partner Scott Ruhsam nominated Tina for this award due to her extensive service in the paralegal community both locally and nationally.
At Kennedy & Ruhsam, Tina always produces excellent work product and pays attention to detail. She is also a pleasure to work with. “Tina goes the extra mile to assist clients and attorneys with their legal needs. Her work ethic and genuine consideration for others is truly commendable,” said Madeline Meyer, associate attorney at Kennedy & Ruhsam Law. “She is very deserving of this honor,” Meyer added.
Tina received this award because of her dedication to the paralegal field for over 20 years, her commitment to the Minnesota Paralegal Association in furthering its growth through her various leadership roles since 2003, her contributions to the legal profession by updating the Minnesota Continuing Legal Education Deskbook, and her many volunteer hours with the Wills for Heroes clinics since it began in 2007. Kennedy & Ruhsam is so proud to have such an important part of our office be recognized for her outstanding work and dedication to her craft.
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