Stephanie Ball, Paul Kilgore, David Oberstar and James Stewart of Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith and Frederick, P.A. were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 (Copyright 2018 by BL Rankings, LLC., of Aiken, SC). www.bestlawyers.com
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. For the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.8 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 60,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”
Stephanie A. Ball was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Personal Injury Litigation Plaintiffs. Ms. Ball is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School and practices in the areas of civil litigation, including personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, construction, insurance and surety law, commercial litigation and lender liability. She is certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association as a Civil Litigation Specialist.
Paul B. Kilgore was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of Litigation – Real Estate and Real Estate Law. Mr. Kilgore focuses his practice on real estate acquisitions, taxation and litigation, energy and natural resources, and minerals and mining law. He is a graduate cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School and is certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association as a Real Property Law Specialist. Mr. Kilgore was elected in 2012 to the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.
David R. Oberstar was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Timber Law. He also practices in the areas of land use and zoning , mining and minerals, public contracting , general municipal law, environmental law, condemnation ,divorce/family law, eminent domain and administrative law. He is a graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Law.
James H. Stewart was selected by his peers for inclusion for the 29th consecutive year in The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of Tax Law and Trusts and Estates. Mr. Stewart practices in the areas of estate planning and probate, trusts, business and tax law. Mr. Stewart is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School and is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.