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Serving You Since 1961


For over half a century, the Law Firm of Swenson Lervick Syverson Trosvig Jacobson Cass Donahue, P.A., has served the diverse legal needs of clients in Alexandria, Douglas County, and all of central Minnesota. Our firm was founded in 1961, and since that time, we have grown and changed, but our commitment to providing efficient, innovative and personalized legal service remains the same.

Because the practice of law continues to become more and more specialized, each of our lawyers focuses on particular areas of the law. Since legal issues can involve multiple areas of law, our attorneys work together to share their knowledge and experience with each other. This combination of laser focus and collaboration allows us to efficiently respond to your legal needs, no matter how wide-ranging or complex.

From personal injury to real estate transactions and disputes, estate planning, probate, business law, family law and divorce, employment policy development and disputes, banking, municipal and school law, and mediation and arbitration, our lawyers have the experience to protect your interests.

Local Attorneys With Deep Roots In The Alexandria Area

Our law office is conveniently located at 710 Broadway (on the west side of Broadway) in downtown Alexandria, Minnesota, between Alexandria City Hall and Bremer Bank. For many years, our law firm has also served as the attorneys for the cities of Alexandria, Parkers Prairie, and Starbuck. Our deep roots in the community offer benefits to you. We understand local courts and local juries.

We care deeply about the Alexandria lakes area. Our lawyers and staff are involved in many civic, church, and professional organizations. We are involved in the community because we truly care about serving this area and working to enhance the quality of life that makes it such a great place to live and do business. Our clients are more than cases to us. They are our friends and neighbors. Today we are serving the children and grandchildren of our clients and former clients.

Individual attorneys at our firm have been selected for inclusion in Minnesota Super Lawyers and have been rated AV Preeminent.* Swenson Lervick has received the highest rating of AV® for legal ability by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the nation’s leading directory for lawyers and law firms. An AV® rating means that other lawyers and judges have rated our firm’s legal ability as “very high to preeminent “. This rating signifies that a large number of the lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Our Practice Areas


If you are thinking of starting, reorganizing, selling or buying a business, there are many legal questions to consider.


The employer-employee relationship is one of the most important relationships in your life.


Family law involves the people and relationships that are most important to you.

Mediation & Arbitration

We believe that alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is sometimes a better alternative to going to court.

Personal Injury

If you have been injured in an accident that was caused by someone else, you have rights that need to be protected.

Real Estate

Whether you are buying or selling a home, developing residential or commercial property or trying to resolve a construction dispute, turn to us.

Wills & Estates

If you die or become incapacitated without an estate plan in place, someone else will decide what will happen to your property.

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