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R. Stephen Earnest is an associate in the professional liability practice group. He represents a variety of professionals, including lawyers and architects, in litigation, arbitration, and administrative proceedings.

Prior to joining Thompson Coe, Stephen worked as an assistant city attorney in the Saint Paul City Attorney’s Office, where he provided comprehensive legal advice to multiple city departments, drafted ordinances, resolutions, and legal memoranda, and represented the Department of Safety and Inspections in administrative actions.

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University of Minnesota Law School

J.D., 2021
Saeks Public Interest Fellow

Coastal Carolina University

B.A., cum laude, 2017
Pi Sigma Alpha

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