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Ms. Kometz regularly assists families, businesses, and individuals in maneuvering through trust and estate conflicts and additionally focuses her practice in the areas of employment law and commercial litigation.
In her trusts and estates practice, Ms. Kometz works with trust beneficiaries, trustees, and other fiduciaries in resolving will and trust conflicts and petitions for guardianship and/or conservatorship. In her employment practice, Ms. Kometz advises and represents clients in a wide spectrum of concerns, such as navigating reasonable accommodation requests, and has successfully defended harassment and discrimination claims in court and with various administrative agencies.
Ms. Kometz graduated magna cum laude from Mitchell Hamline School of Law where she was a member of the Mitchell Hamline Law Review. During law school, Ms. Kometz argued her first case in front of the Minnesota Court of Appeals while serving as an extern for the Honorable Daniel C. Moreno of the Fourth Judicial District and the Honorable Laura Nelson of the Second Judicial District.
Part of a team who obtained a favorable settlement for clients contesting the validity of a will and trust.
Part of a team who successfully litigated the question of where a decedent would be buried.
Successfully represented a nominated personal representative in seeking appointment when the decedent had only signed the self-proved affidavit portion of a will.
Part of a team who successfully represented a large corporation in an investigation by the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights involving race and religious discrimination claims.
Successfully represented a large corporation in an investigation by the St. Paul Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity involving disability, national origin, and public assistance discrimination claims.
Attorney of the Year, Minnesota Lawyer, 2019
Prepared In Anticipation – Taking Full Advantage of the Protections in Rule 26.02(d), co-author, Minnesota Defense, Winter 2017