Susan Holden Elected 2018 Minnesota Chapter President of the American Board of Trial Advocates

Business JournalJanuary 02, 2018

Business Journal

SiebenCarey is proud to announce that Susan M. Holden was recently elected 2018 President of the Minnesota Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. (ABOTA).

Established in 1957, ABOTA is an “invitation only” organization, consisting of both defense and plaintiffs lawyers, with 6,500 members nationally and 180 lawyers in the Minnesota chapter. ABOTA membership criteria requires extensive civil jury trial experience and an honorable ethical reputation among peers and the judiciary. The organization is dedicated to elevating civility and professionalism in law practice, improving the civil justice system, and preserving the right to civil jury trial guaranteed by the Seventh Amendment.

“It is truly an honor and a privilege to have the opportunity to help lead the Minnesota Chapter and represent many of the most experienced trial attorneys in Minnesota,” said Holden. “ABOTA’s members are among the most accomplished, dedicated and successful lawyers. I am very grateful that I can do my small part to promote and advance ABOTA’s mission.”

In addition to her current position, Holden served the Minnesota Chapter of ABOTA as Vice President in 2017, and in prior years as treasurer, secretary, and member of the Executive Committee. Holden has had a long and distinguished career at SiebenCarey, where she is a partner and shareholder, representing clients in a variety of complex personal injury and wrongful death claims. In her years of practicing law, she 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 female lawyers in Minnesota.
Holden is a past president of both the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) and the Hennepin County Bar Association (HCBA). She is a recipient of the MSBA’s Professional Excellence Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Bar and the profession, and the HCBA Professionalism Award in recognition of the highest level of competence, integrity and ethical conduct in the profession. Holden remains active in bar associations at the local, state and national levels.

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Roberta Jordan

My family was referred to Susan Holden at SiebenCarey by our hometown attorney in a wrongful death case.  She was very accommodating to us and very approachable. Staff was top notch and doggedly pursued two different insurance companies to accomplish an outcome far beyond anything we'd anticipated. We could not have gotten results close to what she achieved without her. We will be forever appreciative. 

Steve Erwin

I have referred several personal injury and wrongful death cases to Susan Holden for handling. Susan has been very professional in her approach to these cases and has obtained settlements on behalf of the clients. She also is very courteous, knowledgeable, and has a great "bedside manner" in dealing with her clients. Several clients have thanked me for referring their cases to Susan.

Darren Ness
Very professional and courteous staff with a drive to make you comfortable in every aspect of their service.
Cynthia Vermeulen

I have worked on cases with Sue Holden of Sieben Carey for over 20 years. As a trial attorney, I feel confident referring my clients with personal injury issues to Sue, as I know she and her team take the time to listen to their clients, explore and explain their options, monitor their recovery with compassion and persistently advocate for them in negotiations and in court. Sue has the utmost credibility in the legal community and an ability to resolve complex problems. She is highly respected by the courts as well as attorneys for her competence and steadfast dedication to helping injured people. I recommend working with Sue Holden and her team without reservation.

Carly R.

My boyfriend was hit by a car and while all the attorneys he talked to said he didn't have much chance of a case, SiebenCarey took him on and gave him a fighting chance. He's still recovering, but SiebenCarey is making it a lot easier.

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SiebenCarey is a professional and dedicated law organization that help accident victim.

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