NEWS / FIRM NEWS & EVENTS - December 2021

Jacob Colling Elected Shareholder

Aafedt Forde, one of the leading insurance defense firms in the Upper Midwest, is pleased to announce that Jacob Colling has been elected a Shareholder. Jacob embodies the qualities of a shareholder. He is a leader with a strong passion for helping others succeed. He demonstrates a spot-on analysis of issues, solid writing skills, and poise in the courtroom. As a shareholder, he strengthens the firm’s core practice areas. As a member of Aafedt Forde’s Workers' Compensation practice, Jacob provides strategic counsel to employers and insurers on a range of matters from claims investigation and compensability questions to appellate advocacy. Through these experiences, Jacob takes a nuanced approach to litigation, and he can quickly identify the case's issues and pursue a specific strategy for all stages of a legal dispute. He is known as an effective litigator and pragmatic attorney.

Jacob received his B.A. degree, with honors, from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in 2011 and his Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2014. Jacob is licensed to practice in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and the United States District Court of Minnesota. Jacob currently defends employers and insurers in Minnesota and Wisconsin workers' compensation claims.

We congratulate Jacob on becoming a Shareholder and are confident his skills will bring continued success for Aafedt Forde’s clients.