Louise handles complex civil motions and appeals in Minnesota state and federal courts in an effective, thorough, and ethical manner, addressing a wide variety of civil issues including construction defect, contractual indemnification, employment discrimination, insurance coverage, premises liability, personal injury, products liability and sex abuse.
Louise is an active member of the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, where she serves as the Chair of the Amicus Curiae Committee. For her contributions as Chair, in August 2022 Louise received the “Presidents Award” from the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association for her contributions to the defense bar.
Louise is also a member and Co-Chair of the Hennepin County Bar Association’s Bar Memorial Committee, which each year facilitates a special session of the Hennepin County District Court to honor attorneys who have recently passed away, to recognize their years of service as well as their contributions to the Bar in Hennepin County.
Louise is also a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, where she served for six years on the governing council of the Appellate Practice Section, lecturing in seminars addressing appellate issues and revising and updating the electronic practicelaw.org website with information and articles helpful to practitioners.
Louise has also been involved in the MSBA’s Wills for Heroes program, drafting wills, powers of attorney, and health care directives for Minnesota police officers and fire fighters.
Louise has taught Appellate Advocacy as an adjunct professor at Mitchell Hamline College of Law for over ten years, where she instructed law students in the nuts and bolts of researching, writing and arguing appeals as well as in the practicalities of being an effective, principled and persuasive advocate.