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Minnesota Lawyer has named Jeff Storms one of Minnesota’s “Attorneys of the Year” four times. Jeff was part of the team that recovered the historic $27 Million Dollar settlement on behalf of George Floyd’s family.  He has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Nightline, and in numerous other national television and print mediums to advocate for his personal injury and civil rights clients. Learn more about Jeff Storms


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Paul is tenacious. He is a civil litigator that fights for people and businesses in their most important matters. Paul has obtained million-dollar recoveries in sexual assault, civil rights, and medical malpractice cases. Paul has also represented businesses when livelihoods were on the line. Paul was named “Attorney of the Year” by Minnesota Lawyer in 2016 and 2020, and he was inducted into the “Circle of Excellence” before turning 40 years old. Paul also teaches litigation at the University of Minnesota Law School, his alma mater. Learn more about Paul Dworak



Ryan solves problems. He has been litigating and trying civil cases for nearly 20 years. He uses his extensive litigation experience and people skills to resolve complex cases when possible, and he relies on his trial skill when settlement is not an option. Learn more about Ryan O. Vettleson


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Naomi Martin is a passionate advocate who is guided by her unwavering sense of right and wrong. She approaches each case with compassion for those who were wronged and fervent determination to hold those who caused the harm accountable. Naomi is an instrumental part of the firm’s employment practice, representing clients who have been discriminated or sexually harassed in the workplace and those who have been wrongly fired. Learn more about Naomi Martin



Mariah Behrns is a Paralegal and Client Liaison at Storms Dworak.  She is passionate about pursuing justice and accountability for those harmed at the hands of others, whether it be the result of a catastrophic accident or government overreach. Learn more about Mariah Behrns


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Abbi Settel is a Client Intake Specialist and Paralegal at Storms Dworak.  Abbi has a deep-seated desire to transform what can often be the most difficult period in a person’s life into something hopeful.  This passion was ignited during her youth when she worked as a camp counselor, exposing her to the difficulties faced by children in the foster system.  Learn more about Abbi Settel


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Idman is a Law Clerk at NSD. She is a first-generation college graduate, majoring in Sociology of Law, Criminology, and Deviance at the University of Minnesota. In the Fall 2023, Idman started law school at Mitchell Hamline. Before law school, she worked as a Client Intake Specialist at NSD.   Learn more about Idman Adan

Brandon Stahl

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Brandon Stahl brings a unique blend of journalistic rigor, legal acumen, and passion for being a voice for the voiceless to his role as Director of Investigations. He supports every practice area at Storms Dworak by applying his investigative skills to uncover crucial evidence and build winning cases.   Learn more about Brandon Stahl

Sarah Smith

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Sarah is a Law Clerk at Storms Dworak. She joined the firm as a second-year law student at the University of Minnesota, where she is focusing her studies on criminal justice reform and civil rights. She spent her first year of law school clerking for the Hennepin County Public Defender’s Office, and her second year as a participant in the Civil Rights Moot Court program.    Learn more about Sarah Smith

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