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H. Morrison Kershner - Fergus Falls, MN

110 North Mill Street Fergus Falls, MN 56537- 2135

Updated: 02/01/2018

Fergus Falls Litigation Lawyer

Overview

MSBA Certified Civil Trial Specialist

Morrie is an experienced trial lawyer with broad experience in a variety of areas, from the handling of cases involving personal injury and defective products to cases of professional negligence by doctors and lawyers to agricultural related disputes. He has tried cases in state and federal courts throughout the states of Minnesota and North Dakota and has successfully argued a number of cases before the Minnesota Court of Appeals and Supreme Court...

About H. Morrison Kershner

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Products Liability

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner
  • Trial Lawyer

Year Joined Firm

  • 1976

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • North Dakota, 1983
  • Minnesota, 1976
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1977
  • U.S. District Court District of North Dakota, 1989
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1977

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified Specialist in Civil Trial Law, Minnesota State Bar Association

Other Affiliations

  • Minnesota Association for Justice (Member)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • Academy of Civil Trial Specialists (Member)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Diplomat)

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1976
    Juris Doctorate
  • Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, 1970
    Honors: summa cum laude
  • Luther Theological Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota

Pro Bono Activities

  • Long-time board member and president of Operation Bootstrap Africa, an organization that raises money to construct schools in Africa

Classes and Seminars

  • Lectured, Continuing legal education seminars on trial practice

Achievements

Honors

  • Leading attorney in Minnesota by the American Research Institute
  • Minnesota's top personal injury and malpractice lawyers by Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine
  • "Super Lawyer" by Minnesota Law & Politics

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Office Information

Address

110 North Mill Street Fergus Falls, MN 56537- 2135

Fax

  • 218-736-3950

Publication

Representative Cases

  • Jacobs v. Farmland Mutual Insurance Company, 352 N.W.2d 803 (Minn.App.1984)
  • Jacobs v. Farmland Mutual Insurance Company, 377 N.W.2d 441 (Minn.1985)
  • Home Mutual Insurance Company v. Thalman, 387 N.W.2d 219 (Minn.App.1986)
  • Quam v. Wulfekuhle, 390 N.W.2d 472 (Minn.App.1986)
  • Shulstad v. Berkel, Inc., 389 N.W.2d 346 (ND.1986)
  • Morris v. Littler, 399 N.W.2d 673 (Minn.App.1987)
  • Anderson v. St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company, 427 N.W.2d 749 (Minn.App.1988)
  • Dropik v. Mutual Service Casualty Insurance, 1988 WL 12756 (Minn.App.1988)
  • Synstelien v. State Farm, 418 N.W.2d 530 (Minn.App.1988
  • Cormier v. National Farmers Union Property & Casualty Company, 445 N.W.2d 644 (ND.1989)
  • Rosen, Inc. v. First Insurance of Fairmont, 1989 WL 12428 (Minn.App. February 21, 1989)
  • Austin Mutual Insurance Company v. Abbott, 1991 WL 263518 (Minn.App. December 17, 1991)
  • Kearnes v. Otter Tail Power Company, 1992 WL 54936 (Minn.App. March 24, 1992)
  • Beniek v. Textron, Inc., 479 N.W.2d 719 (Minn.1992)
  • Froehle v. Coast to Coast Stores (Cent. Organization, Inc., 1992 WL 115386 (Minn.App. June 2, 1992
  • Haarstad v. Graff, 506 N.W.2d 341 (Minn.App.1993)
  • Haarstad v. Graff, 517 N.W.2d 582 (Minn.1994)
  • Kellen v. Mathias, 519 N.W.2d 218 (Minn.App.1994)
  • Western Life Trust v. State, 536 N.W.2d 709 (ND.1995)
  • American States Insurance Co. v. Grohn, 1995 WL 564877 (Minn.App.Sept.26, 1995)
  • Milbank Insurance Co. v. J.T., 1997 WL 10525 (Minn.App.1997)
  • Praus ex rel. Praus v. Mack, 626 N.W.2d 239 (ND.2001)
  • Gaming World International Ltd. v. White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians, 317 F.3d 840 (8thCir.Minn.2003)
  • Nelson v. Productive Alternatives, Inc., 696 N.W.2d 841 (Minn.App.2005)
  • City of Fergus Falls v. Sirny Architects, LLP, 2006 WL 330162 (Minn.App.February 14, 2006)
  • Nelson v. Productive Alternatives, Inc., 715 N.W.2d 452 (Minn.2006)
  • Holthusen v. United States, 498 F.Supp.2d 1236 (D.Minn.2007)
  • In Re Kraft, 2009 WL 750288, (Bkrtcy. D.N.D. March 17, 2009)
  • Warsaw Sugar Beet Association v. Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, 2010 WL 597103 (D.N.D.February 18, 2010)
  • Staab v. Diocese of St. Cloud, 780 N.W.2d 392 (Minn.App.2010)
  • Staab v. Diocese of St. Cloud, 813 N.W.2d 68 (Minn.2012)
  • Staab v. Diocese of St. Cloud, 830 N.W.2d 40 (Minn.App.2013)

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