The attorneys at CC&S are knowledgeable and compassionate legal advocates with a reputation for obtaining desirable outcomes. We have an outstanding legal support team that is dedicated to ensuring you will always receive timely communication about your case. Our founder, Jeffrey A. Carson has remained a consistent member of our legal team and continues to instill the values of hard work and reliability we are known for.
Ellen began her career by representing our firm’s municipal clients, and has since built the firm’s family law practice. She now spends approximately one-half of her time serving as a neutral in all types of family law matters, as a mediator, early neutral evaluator, parenting consultant and parenting time expediter.
David has handled numerous criminal jury trials and has argued at the Court of Appeals on multiple occasions. David also represents the firm’s municipal clients in their civil DWI related forfeitures.
Dawn works in all areas of family law, including divorce, child custody, paternity, asset division, child support and domestic abuse. She is also a qualified rule 114 neutral, providing a variety of ADR services including early neutral evaluation as well as parenting consultant services.
John has handled numerous trials and has argued at the Court of Appeals and the Minnesota Supreme Court. John serves as the City Attorney for the Cities of Spring Lake Park, Maple Plain, Corcoran, Long Lake and Greenfield.
Peggy provides legal services to our firm’s municipal clients in criminal and civil matters and assists private clients in creditors’ remedies cases, criminal defense, estate planning, special education law, and family law.
Joe works with our firm’s municipal clients in criminal and civil matters and assists private clients in criminal defense. He has extensive experience trying cases, litigating contested hearings, and arguing cases at the Minnesota Court of Appeals
Jeff has worked extensively in the fields of eminent domain and special assessments, and has also served as a Commissioner in condemnation matters in the metropolitan area. He is a Qualified Rule 114 Neutral and serves as a mediator in the municipal field.
Jackie works primarily in our criminal prosecution division and supports the prosecution team of attorneys at the firm. Jackie is the main point of contact for criminal prosecution matters.
Becky serves as the firm’s Victim/Witness Coordinator, speaking with victims about their rights and input and providing information and resources to those affected by crime. She also supports the firm’s civil municipal practice.
Kayla works mainly with Dawn Speltz to address their clients’ needs through managing their files, scheduling, drafting documents, and answering client questions with a compassionate ear.
Jenny has many years of experience in family law and has a thorough knowledge of the process. She is a valuable resources for clients, helping them to navigate through a very difficult period in their lives.