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Dennis Sobolik

Roger Malm

Robert Albrecht

Jeffrey Hane

Denise Sollund

George Hanson

Richard Lee


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The firm of Brink, Sobolik, Severson, Malm & Albrecht, P.A., was founded by Lyman Brink in 1934. Mr. Brink was a well known litigator, prosecutor, and judge, whose professional career lasted until his death in 1972. During that time Mr. Brink served almost continuously as County Attorney for Kittson County. He was deeply involved in business pursuits sitting on a number of bank boards and was a regent for the University of Minnesota. Mr. Brink has been described as a "hard nosed, tough as nails, personal injury litigator" who was and who is still well known throughout the entire Red River Valley region.

The senior shareholder in the firm is presently Dennis Sobolik, born in Fordville, North Dakota, on September 16, 1931. Mr. Sobolik was first admitted to the practice in 1959. Mr. Sobolik attended the University of North Dakota obtaining his Juris Doctor degree in 1959. Mr. Sobolik served as County Attorney for Kittson County, Minnesota, for 20 years. He also served 12 years on the Board of Governors for the Minnesota State Bar Association. Currently, Mr. Sobolik is serving on the Board of Directors for a well-known biometrics corporation. Mr. Sobolik has been deeply involved in all aspects of agribusiness for his entire career. He has litigated cases in many states within the United States. The areas served by the firm involve the largest farms in the state of Minnesota, which are in this modern day each independent businesses which require a sophistication and experience possessed by Mr. Sobolik.

Roger Malm, born in Hot Springs, South Dakota, on July 8, 1949, has been with the firm since 1980. Prior to joining the firm he was in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona. Malm attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and thereafter attended the University of North Dakota Law School, graduating in 1974. While in Arizona, Malm's area of concentration involved hospital and health care law. Since joining the firm Malm has worked both in litigation matters and in office practice matters including real estate and estate planning. In 1994 Mr. Malm was elected Kittson County Attorney and presently holds that office. Malm also served for nine years as an Assistant Kittson County Attorney.
Mr. Malm is a member of the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association and a member of the American Academy of Hospital Attorneys. Most recently (2007), was appointed by Chief Justice Anderson of the Minnesota Supreme Court to the Minnesota Commission on Judicial Selection. Mr. Malm's biography has appeared in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law (Marquis Publications) and other similar publications.

Robert Albrecht Mr. Albrecht was born in Kansas City, Missouri, on January 21, 1957. He attended the University of North Dakota both for undergraduate and law school degrees graduating from law school in 1982. Mr. Albrecht concentrates in matters involving litigation, especially matters involving personal injury and wrongful death. In connection with his work, he has had substantial involvement in declaratory litigation involving interpretation of insurance contracts.

Jeffrey Hane started with the law firm as an intern prior to his graduation from the University of North Dakota Law School. Mr. Hane was awarded the Order of Coif and is a member of the Order of Barristers. Mr. Hane obtained his undergraduate training at Bemidji State University and received a Masters Degree from Southern California College. Mr. Hane's area of concentration is in matters relating to personal injury including no-fault matters. He has also works in matters relating to wrongful death, Social Security, and workers' compensation. Mr. Hane presently serves as an Assistant Kittson County Attorney. Jeff's biography appears in Who's Who in American Law (Marquis Publications).

Denise Sollund Denise A. Sollund was raised in Napoleon, North Dakkota.  In 1998 she received her Bachelor of Science degree from Minnesota State University-Moorhead.  She subsequently taught high school English for five years in the public school system. Ms. Sollund received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 2006.  She is licensed to practice law within the State of Minnesota.  Ms. Sollund worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Donald J. Aandal prior to joining the firm of Brink, Sobolik, Severson, Malm and Albrecht, P.A.  Ms. Sollund's practice is primarily focused on family law and general civil litigation.

George Hanson is a lifelong resident of Kittson County, George was raised in Hallock and graduated from Kittson Central High School.  He is active in a number of community organizations such as the Lancaster Public School Board and Kittson County Economic Deveopment Authority.  Prior to law school, George worked for a large integrated livestock producer and on the family farm, and he continues to farm on a small scale.  Agriculture has always been a part of his life and he understands the complex issues faced by farmers today.  George is ready to assist clients in farmland and other real estate sales and purchases, CRP program, wetland and drainage issues, farm leases, easement or zoning issues, estate planning, eminent domain, hunting leases, and business issues.

Richard Lee was born in Knoxville, Tennessee and raised in Savannah, Georgia. In 2009 he graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts as a double major in Political Science and Legal Studies. Mr. Lee received his Juris Doctor degree from Mississippi College School of Law in 2012. Prior to joining Brink, Sobolik, Severson, Malm, & Albrecht, P.A., Mr. Lee worked for the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Policy and Research Division, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, and as a teaching and researching assistant focusing his research on the use of electronic evidence in the state courts and products liability. Mr. Lee’s practice is primarily focused on personal injury litigation, general civil litigation, real estate transactions, and family law matters.

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