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John Carey Achieves Elite State and National Rankings

Meet John Carey What Is A Mediator?


John Carey is a nationally recognized personal injury attorney with extensive experience in the field of medical malpractice, personal injury and alternative dispute resolution.

During John's 45 years of trial experience, he has successfully resolved over 25 cases for an amount in excess of one million dollars each. Most of these settlements were  in the medical malpractice arena where Mr. Carey dedicated a majority of his trial practice. He has now joined forces with his daughter, Shannon, who is also a partner in the firm and they work together on their cases, particularly in the area of medical malpractice.

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Awards and Associations

  • 2016 Lawyer of the Year - Mediation - Best Lawyers of America
  • Best Lawyers in America - Personal Injury Litigation, Medical Malpractice Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution since 1997
  • Civil Trial Law Specialist - Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Top 40 Personal Injury Attorneys - Minnesota Law & Politics
  • Top 100 Super Lawyers - Thomson Reuters
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 Rating by lawyers.com and Martindale-Hubbell lawyers directory - Highest rating for professional skills
  • Super Lawyer - Thomson Reuters - ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution)
  • Top 100 Trial Attorneys - The National Trial Lawyers
  • AAA Panel of Arbitrators - American Arbitration Association
  • Qualified Neutral Under Rule 114 - Minnesota Supreme Court
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Verdicts and Settlements

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News and Articles

Ten SiebenCarey Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Best Lawyers in America
Ten SiebenCarey Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Best Lawyers in America

SIEBENCAREY Attorneys Selected to 2016 Annual Super Lawyer List
Sixteen SiebenCarey attorneys were selected to the 2016 Minnesota Super Lawyers list. Just five percent of all lawyers in Minnesota are named to this list each year.

Ten SiebenCarey Attorneys Recognized as 2016 Best Lawyers in America
Ten of the personal injury attorneys at SiebenCarey were selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America 2016.

John Carey Named 2016 Lawyer of the Year
John W. Carey has been recognized as a Lawyer of the Year in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016. Carey was selected by his peers in Minnesota for his work in the practice area of Mediation.

2015 Super Lawyers From SiebenCarey
Fourteen SiebenCarey attorneys named Minnesota Super Lawyers; three named to Minnesota Rising Stars.

SiebenCarey Attorneys Recognized in Annual Super Lawyers Publication
Super Lawyers magazine published its annual recognition list today, which includes 18 attorneys from SiebenCarey.

'Trial' Lawyers Become A Thing of the Past
In the last decade, the percentage of civil cases actually tried has dipped by more than a third.

Big Verdicts Elusive In Minnesota
While they grab headlines when they come, multimillion dollar verdicts in personal injury and medical malpractice cases are rare in Minnesota.

Doctors Take the Stage
Expert witnesses are principal actors in Minnesota malpractice cases. Physicians may not feel quite as comfortable in the courtroom as in the clinic, but they need to take center stage in any medical malpractice proceeding.

The Careys’ History With The Law Is Anything But Brief
A family's practice continues as the newest lawyer in another generation of Careys strides into Minnesota's courtrooms.

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  • J.D., 1969, William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN
  • B.A., 1964, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
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