Fafinski, Mark & Johnson add new associate in New Ulm

NEW ULM — Fafinski, Mark & Johnson, P.A., have added attorney Kate Graham as an associate in its Agriculture and Trusts & Estates practice groups. Graham will join the New Ulm Office where her practice will emphasize estate planning, farm succession planning, elder law, and agriculture and food law.

Before joining FMJ, Graham received her L.L.M from the University of Arkansas in agriculture and food law. During this time, she also served as an adjunct professor teaching a “Wills, Trusts, & Estates Drafting Lab” for law school students interested in learning the practice of estate planning and probate administration.

She earned her J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law and her B.A. in American Studies from Carleton College. After graduating law school and prior to getting her L.L.M, Graham clerked for the Minnesota Court of Appeals for the Honorable Judge Larry Stauber for two years before practicing for three years doing estate planning, elder care law, and probate administration at a firm in Richfield.

“Kate’s formal training in agriculture and food law, and her experience working on farms and with farms and cooperatives are huge benefits for our clients,” said Jared Peterson, Head of the New Ulm office and Agriculture practice group. “She is a great value-add for the New Ulm office and for the whole firm.”

Fafinski Mark & Johnson serves local, national, and international clients in 16 primary practice areas: Agriculture, Appellate, Banking & Financial Institutions, Bankruptcy & Insolvency, Competition & Trade, General Corporate & Business, HR & Employment, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Nonprofit & Philanthropic, Products Liability, Real Estate, Transportation & Logistics, and Trusts & Estates.