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NJL People: Kelly P. Magnus

Kelly is a litigator with experience defending products liability and complex tort claims. She has first- and second-chair trial experiences. Kelly has the ability to break down complex issues into simple and easy-to-follow trial concepts, confidently advocating for a client’s best interests. She’s known to be an efficient communicator of complicated details.

In her free time, Kelly enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, and cheering on the Minnesota Twins.

Key Practice Experience

  • Product liability defense, including recreational and micromobility products
  • Trucking and transportation defense of wrongful death, personal injury, and property damage claims
  • Commercial litigation
  • Complex torts
  • Premises liability and personal injury defense
  • Fire and explosion claims

Key Industry Experience

  • Micromobility and Recreational Products
  • Consumer Products
  • Industrial Products
  • Trucking and Transportation
  • Retail and hospitality

Publications and Presentations

  • Co-author, Chapter 24, Minnesota Motor Vehicle Accident Deskbook, 6th Ed., 2021

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association (MDLA)
    • Co-Chair, Retail & Hospitality Committee
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
    • Young Lawyer Liaison to the Trial Skills Committee

Recognitions and Honors

  • Listed in Minnesota Rising Stars, 2023

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