Attorneys named best lawyers in America

Clockwise from upper left, Stephanie Ball, Paul Kilgore, James Stewart and David Oberstar.

Stephanie Ball, Paul Kilgore, David Oberstar and James Stewart of Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith and Frederick, P.A. were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2019.

Ball was selected by her peers for inclusion in the practice area of Personal Injury Litigation Plaintiffs.  She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School and practices in the areas of civil litigation, including personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, construction, insurance and surety law, commercial litigation and lender liability.

Kilgore was selected in the practice areas of Litigation – Real Estate and Real Estate Law.  He focuses his practice on real estate acquisitions, taxation and litigation, energy and natural resources, and minerals and mining law. Kilgore is a graduate cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School and is certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association as a Real Property Law Specialist. 

Oberstar was selected in the practice area of Timber Law.  He also practices in the areas of land use and zoning , mining and minerals, public contracting, general municipal law, environmental law, condemnation, divorce/family law, eminent domain and administrative law.  He is a graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Law.

Stewart was selected in the practice areas of Tax Law and Trusts and Estates.  He practices in the areas of estate planning and probate, trusts, business and tax law. Stewart is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School and is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.