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Rose Law Firm of Napa Valley, Inc.

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Kevin J. Wetherille
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Kevin J. Wetherille
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Kevin began working with Jaspers, Moriarty & Walburg during law school as a Law Clerk. After spending over 2 years clerking with Jaspers, Moriarty & Walburg, the firm hired Kevin as an associate following his admission to the bar in 2003. Kevin was named a shareholder in Jaspers, Moriarty & Walburg in 2007.  Kevin became the firm CEO/Managing Partner in 2014. Currently, Kevin resides in Shakopee, Minnesota with his wife and their three children.

A significant portion of Kevin's practice is devoted to litigation in the areas of Civil Litigation, Probate Law, Family Law as well as more transactional areas of practice such as Estate Planning and Real Estate. Kevin has represented clients in settlement negotiations, alternative dispute resolution, trial, and appeals.  Kevin’s ability to craft creative solutions based upon the facts of each case sets him apart from many other attorneys.  

Kevin has also been appointed by local district court judges as a receiver, neutral personal representative in probate cases, guardian ad litem for litigants in family law cases and currently serves as the Scott County Veterans Treatment Court defense counsel.  

Areas of Practice

  • General Practice
  • Civil Litigation
  • Wills, Trusts, Probate (contested/uncontested)
  • Real Estate
  • Business/Corporate
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Child Protection
  • Defense Attorney for Scott County Veterans Treatment Court

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2003
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2005
  • Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux (Dakota) Tribal Court, 2006

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D.
  • Carleton College, Northfield, MN
    • B.A. - 2000
    • Major: History (Particular Focus on United States & Native American History)

Classes/Seminars

  • Guest panelist, Thomson West "Meet the Customer", panel regarding internet marketing for law firms., Thomson West, December 9, 2004 – Present
  • Numerous local seminars on Estate Planning

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), 2003 to 2008
  • Minnesota Association for Justice (f/k/a Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association), 2006 to 2014
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, 2000 to Present
  • Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL), 2010 to 2010
  • 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Stars List
  • Recognized as NorthStar Lawyer by Minnesota Bar Association for pro-bono service, 2015 to 2015

Past Employment Positions

  • Jaspers, Moriarty & Walburg, Law Clerk
  • Leonard, Street & Deinard, Case Clerk, 1997 to 1998

Pro Bono Activities

  • Served as volunteer youth basketball coach with Shakopee Boys Basketball Association, 2016-2019
  • President, Shakopee Dollars for Scholars, 2019-Present
  • Director, Shakopee Dollars for Scholars, 2014-Present
  • Shakopee Public Schools-Human Resources Academy Advisory Council, 2016
  • Greater MSP-Partner Advisory Council, 2016-2018
  • Member, ad hoc Shakopee Business Leaders Group, 2015
  • Director, Saints Healthcare Funds, 2013-2018
  • Director, Scott County Historical Society President, 2016-2018, 2012-2018
  • Member, Shakopee Economic Development Advisory Commission, 2011-2017
  • Chairman of the Board, Shakopee Chamber of Commerce, 2010-2011
  • Director, Shakopee Chamber of Commerce 2006-2012
  • Career Exploration Fair, Shakopee High School