Kathleen Flynn Peterson
Kathleen Flynn Peterson (Robinson Kaplan, Minneapolis, MN) began her career as a registered nurse, speaking for her patients' needs and speaking up against institutional problems in the medical system in order to provide her patients with the best possible care. Drawn to the law after serving as a juror, Kathleen has continued advocating against health care injustices by focusing her law practice on the representation of individuals and families who have experienced injury or death as a result of medical negligence. Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association, Ms. Peterson has been selected for membership in many prestigious, invitation-only trial lawyer organizations and she serves as a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Board of Trial Attorneys, the International Society of Barristers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and the American Bar Foundation. In 2007 she served as president of the American Association for Justice. In 1999 she was honored with the association’s prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.