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Kevin Velasquez – Attorney of the Month

December 8, 2017

Kevin Velasquez has extensive experience litigating a wide range of civil matters in areas such as employment law, insurance disputes, estate and trust disputes, family law, construction disputes, auto accidents and general business disputes.kevin-a-velasquez

Kevin has represented clients in Minnesota District Courts, the Minnesota Court of Appeals, the Federal District Court in Minnesota, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Department of Labor, the Department of Agriculture and in various forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Kevin also counsels employers on a variety of employment matters, including issues involving harassment, discrimination, wrongful discharge, sick and disability leave, wage and hour compliance, unemployment insurance, noncompetes and contract disputes.

Prior to joining the firm, Kevin worked for a financial services company servicing defined contribution pension plans. This position provided valuable background knowledge of various employee benefits, tax and investment issues.

Kevin is involved in numerous professional associations including the Minnesota State Bar Association (serving as Sixth District President in 2012), the Federal Bar Association, the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, and the Greater Mankato Growth Young Professionals.   Kevin has volunteered time for both the Federal Bar Association Pro Se Project and Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services helping low-income individuals with their legal needs.  Additionally, Kevin has worked hard to give back to the region through his extensive involvement in community organizations such as the Mankato YWCA, the United Way, City Center Partnership, and the Mankato Diversity Council.

Contact Kevin at 507-345-1166 or at kevelasquez@blethenlaw.com!

Legal excellence. Personal commitment.

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