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Stacy Deery Stennes

Phone: (952) 252-0490
Fax: (888) 296-3062

Stacy Deery Stennes is an associate attorney at Conlin Law Firm.  Stacy is committed to providing compassionate, caring service to her clients, and is regularly recognized by Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star" in Minnesota, reserved for only the top 2.5% of attorneys under 40.  

Stacy earned her J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School, graduating cum laude and receiving the Dean’s Elite Scholarship award.  She served as Managing Editor of the Minnesota Law Review, competed on the American College of Trial Lawyers Mock Trial team, and received a Law School Public Service Program notation for law-related public service work—including volunteer service with HOME Line Minnesota and the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center.  Stacy also performed in Frankenlaw and Robin Hood, Esq., productions of the law school’s acclaimed Theatre of the Relatively Talentless (T.O.R.T.).

Prior to joining Conlin Law Firm, Stacy served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Joan N. Ericksen of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, as a legal intern with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and as a law clerk for Cornell University’s Office of University Counsel.  She served as an instructor of Legal Research and Writing at the University of Minnesota Law School for several years.  Stacy is licensed to practice law in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota.

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin
  • North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court, Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, North Dakota

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Association for Justice
  • North Dakota Association for Justice
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice

Publications

  • At the Ready: the Trial Lawyer's Toolbox, Minnesota Trial (2014)
  • The Motion in Limine: An Effective Tool for Shaping Trial Strategy and Outcome, Minnesota Trial (Winter 2011)
  • Crossing the [State] Line: revealing client confidences, The Verdict (2011)

Speaking Engagements

  • Top Verdict Outcomes of 2013 (Minnesota Association for Justice, 2014)
  • Ten Things to Know about North Dakota Tort Laws (Minnesota Association for Justice, 2013)
  • What Wisconsin Lawyers Should Know about their Neighbor to the West: the 411 on Statutes of Limitations and Minnesota's No-Fault System (Wisconsin Association for Justice Women's Caucus Seminar, 2012)
  • A New Look at Apportionment of Fault in Dram Shop Cases (Minnesota Association for Justice, 2012)

Education

  • College of St. Benedict, B.A.
  • University of South Carolina, M.Ed.
  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D.

Personal

Stacy grew up in Owen, Wisconsin.  She lives in Minneapolis with her husband and two sons.  She enjoys cooking, gardening, camping, crafting, and music.

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