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Sandra J. Grove

Workers' Compensation Judge

Judge Grove’s Legal Assistant, Patti Slette, may be reached at (218) 302-6362 or via email at patti.slette@state.mn.us.  

Judge Sandra Grove has been a Workers’ Compensation Judge since 2013.

PHYSICAL ADDRESS
600 North Robert Street
St. Paul, MN 55101

MAILING ADDRESS
PO Box 64620
St. Paul, MN 55164-0620

EDUCATION
J.D., University of Minnesota Law School, 1985: cum laude, Journal of Law & Inequality: published article in 1984, secondary editor 1984-85; Legal Aid Clinic: student attorney 1983-1985.
B.A., Carleton College: magna cum laude; distinction in major of music theory and composition; dean's list (4 years); Phi Beta Kappa.

EMPLOYMENT 
Law Offices Stilp & Grove: Lead attorney (9/7/2004 – 5/29/2013). Staff counsel office of Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.  Insurance litigation, including workers compensation, auto, premises liability, and construction defect.

Aafedt, Forde, Gray, Monson & Hager: Associate attorney (January 2004 to September 2004). Liability, workers compensation, toxic tort, construction defect, and other insurance defense cases in Minnesota and Wisconsin. 

Joseph M. Goldberg & Associates: Senior litigation attorney (12/1999 – 1/2004). Staff counsel office of Sentry Insurance Company.  Liability, coverage, workers compensation, and other insurance defense cases in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Grove Law Office: Solo Private Practitioner (1/98 – 12/99). Asbestos and auto personal injury defense, workers compensation (employees and employers), employment discrimination, business and contract disputes, and Plaintiffs’ personal injury.

William Mitchell College of Law: Adjunct Professor of Legal Research and Writing (1998/99 and 1999/2000 school years).

Castor, Klukas, Logren & Grove: Partner (1995 to 12/97).  Asbestos liability and other insurance defense. 

Mahoney, Dougherty & Mahoney: Associate Attorney (1989 to 1995).  Asbestos liability and other insurance defense. 

Miller & Neary: Associate (1986 to 1989) (merged with Mahoney, Dougherty & Mahoney). Insurance defense.

Third Judicial District Court of Minnesota: Judicial Clerk for Judges O. Russell Olson, Lawrence Agerter, and Clement Snyder (1985 to 1986), Rochester, Minnesota.

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services: Minnesota Justice Foundation law clerk (Summer of 1984), 300 Minnesota Building, St. Paul, MN.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Current

Minnesota State Bar Association
Ramsey County Bar Association
Lavender Bar Association 
Qualified Neutral Rule 114


Past
State Bar of Wisconsin
State Bar Association of North Dakota
Hennepin County Bar Association

Photograph of  Sandra J. Grove
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