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Susan Holden is a partner and shareholder in the law firm of SiebenCarey where she has spent her career representing clients in a variety of complex personal injury and wrongful death claims. She focuses her practice in cases involving trucking and automobile accidents, product defects, construction accidents, medical malpractice, and class action matters involving privacy and data breaches. Susan's practice also includes serving as an ADR neutral, either arbitrator or mediator, hired by other attorneys to resolve their clients' cases.

Susan has earned a reputation as a hard-working and talented trial lawyer. Since 1995 she has been certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association, a distinction achieved by less than one percent of women lawyers in Minnesota. Martindale-Hubbell, the most respected legal directory in the legal community, gave Susan an AV Preeminent 5.0 Rating, its highest rating for professional skills and integrity.

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Awards and Associations

  • America's Top 100 Attorneys - Lifetime Achievement Member
  • Best Lawyers in America - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Civil Trial Law Specialist - Minnesota State Bar Association
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 Rating by lawyers.com and Martindale-Hubbell lawyers directory - Highest rating for professional skills
  • President's Award - Minnesota State Bar Association 2008
  • Professionalism Award - Hennepin County Bar Association 2016
  • Top 40 Personal Injury Attorneys - Minnesota Law & Politics
  • Member of the Year - Minnesota Association of Justice 2006
  • Professional Excellence Award - Minnesota State Bar Association 2009
  • Top 50 Women Super Lawyers - Thomson Reuters
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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.

Susan Holden Receives HCBA Professionalism Award
Susan Holden receives the 2016 Professionalism Award by the Hennepin County Bar Association. Professionalism Awards are presented to “members of the bench and bar who best exemplify the pursuit of the practice of law as a profession, including a spirit of public service and promotion of the highest possible level of competence, integrity and ethical conduct.”

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.

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

Personal Injury Law - Finding a Path to Justice
Attorney at Law Magazine highlights the practices of Susan Holden, Shannon Carey, Marcia Miller and Danielle Bird.

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

Sapientia Law Group and SiebenCarey Join Forces to Bring Class Action on Behalf of Individuals Whose Federally Protected Drivers License Information Was Improperly Accessed more than 11,000 Times by Minnesota’s Department of Natural Resources
Following the heels of the largely publicized Rasmusson v. City of Bloomington, et al. privacy case involving 140 law enforcement personnel across Minnesota accessing a former co-worker's private drivers' license information, the DNR advised 5000 Minnesota citizens that one of its former employees also improperly accessed their private information through the Department of Public Safety's database.

Grieving mom hopes her tragic loss prevents other towing accidents
Two people were killed when an empty flatbed trailer unhitched from an oncoming pickup, crossed the center line and plowed hitch-first through their windshield.

Two SiebenCarey Attorneys Selected "Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota"
SiebenCarey is pleased to announce Susan M. Holden and Shannon C. Carey have been selected as "The Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota"

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For decades, auto accidents have trended downward. Road fatalities steadily declined from more than 40 years - until now. We hit a major roadblock in 2015 when the number of people lost in crashes jumped 7.2 percent from 2014. Preliminary reports for 2016 look even worse. You should know what’s driving this dangerous u-turn in highway safety and how you can better protect yourself and those you care about most.

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  • J.D., Cum Laude, 1988, William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN
  • B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1984, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN
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