Bench + Bar of Minnesota

Congratulations to three new certified specialists

The MSBA is honored to announce three newly certified legal specialists: Stephanie Angolkar and Jeffrey Muszynski in Civil Trial Law and Jeffrey Scott in Real Property Law. These attorneys have demonstrated extensive knowledge and proficiency in their specialty areas. 

• Stephanie Angolkar is partner at Iverson Reuvers in Bloomington. Her practice focuses on the defense of government liability claims, products liability claims, and complex litigation, including trial and appellate practice. She was named a Super Lawyer in 2022 and 2023 and a Rising Star in 2019 and 2020. Before joining Iverson Reuvers in 2008, she clerked for the Hon. Harriet Lansing and Kevin G. Ross of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Angolkar is president of The Infinity Project and a member of the executive committee of the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association. She also previously held a MSBA-certified real property specialist designation from 2016 to 2023. 

Jeffrey Muszynski has practiced civil trial work for both plaintiffs and defendants throughout his career, trying cases to juries all over Minnesota and Wisconsin and arguing multiple cases to appellate courts in both states. He currently is a solo practitioner working in Minnesota and Wisconsin and mediating cases in both states as well. Muszynski and his wife and two kids live in River Falls, just across the St. Croix River in Wisconsin. Before going to law school at Mitchell Hamline, he was a high school teacher and still enjoys teaching other attorneys and law students. 

Jeffrey Scott is a real estate attorney with Heley, Duncan & Melander who has over 14 years of legal experience in a wide variety of real estate matters. His real estate practice encompasses both transactional and litigation concerns. He represents title insurance underwriters, title companies, property owners, and real estate buyers and sellers. In addition to his real estate practice, Jeff also represents lenders, financial institutions, and creditors. 

Interested in becoming a certified specialist? There are upcoming certification exams in 2024. For more information, visit

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