SHAWN VOGT SWEEN SELECTED AS ONE OF MINNESOTA’S “UP & COMING ATTORNEYS”
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – April 22, 2011. It has been announced that Shawn Vogt Sween has been recognized by Minnesota Lawyer as a 2011 “Up and Coming Attorney.” In its eleventh year, this award identifies those Minnesota attorneys who have distinguished themselves during their first ten years of practice. Criteria for selection include leadership, professional accomplishment and service to the legal community. The 25 honorees were chosen by Minnesota Lawyer‘s editorial staff based on nominations from law firms, legal associations, previous award recipients and other members of the state bar.
This year’s Up & Coming Attorneys will be featured in a special section in Minnesota Lawyer in May and during an awards luncheon on May 11, 2011, in downtown Minneapolis.
Shawn brings her unique experiences and expertise to her one of a kind Minnesota law firm. She has spent time at both the USDA and SBA offices in Washington D.C., where she worked with the national rural development partnership. She now works with clients ranging from farmers to rural business owners.
She’s actively involved in her community and with her local school district. She’s currently serving as an advisor to the local Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) student organization and is also actively involved with the elementary school where she volunteers in classrooms and her community’s upcoming sesquicentennial event planning committee. She lives in Grand Meadow, Minnesota with her husband and four children.
She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her B.A. from Hamline University.
ABOUT THE LAW OFFICE OF SHAWN VOGT SWEEN, LLC
The Law Office of Shawn Vogt Sween, LLC, serves farmers, rural businesses, community banks, and rural citizens. Its main fields of practice involve real estate, estate planning and probate, and business law with an emphasis on agricultural and rural law. The Law Office of Shawn Vogt Sween, LLC, offers the best of both worlds to Minnesota residents: a Harvard-educated lawyer with a small-town upbringing and a background in agricultural and rural development. For more information, visit www.svslawoffice.com