Firm Profile & History
Cousineau, Van Bergen, McNee & Malone, P.A. is a full service civil litigation firm whose attorneys have an extensive and distinguished history of serving clients throughout the Upper Midwest as the Civil Litigation practice group of Cousineau McGuire Chartered. Having worked closely together for many years, some for nearly forty years, the attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants of Cousineau McGuire’s Civil Litigation practice group now bring those enduring relationships to CVMM, where they remain committed to providing our clients with the same quality, dedicated, and effective legal services they have come to trust and expect for decades.
Our attorneys represent insurers, self-insureds, third-party administrators, businesses, individuals and professionals through all phases of civil litigation in state, federal and appellate courts in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota, as well as providing pre-litigation analysis and claim resolution, including through arbitrations or mediations.
From the standard automobile case to a complex commercial trucking, construction, premises, product, professional malpractice, employment, care facility, or insurance coverage matter, and even to matters involving cemetery and mortuary law, CVMM has attorneys with the expertise and experience to assist and work in partnership with our clients to achieve a successful result, whether through settlement, motions or trial.
The attorneys of CVMM value the longstanding relationships they have developed with clients both locally and throughout the nation and they look forward to the opportunity to establish new relationships with clients seeking representation in the Upper Midwest.
Professional Affiliations and Recognitions:
Our lawyers are members of the following legal and industry organizations:
- American Board of Trial Advocates
- Litigation Counsel of America
- Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
- Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
- North Dakota Defense Lawyers Association
- Defense Research Institute
- American Bar Association
- Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)
- Transportation Lawyers Association
- Minnesota Trucking Association
- Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association
- Conference of Freight Counsel
- Care Providers of Minnesota
- Academy of Civil Trial Lawyers of America
- Natural Gas Claims & Litigation Association
Many of our attorneys are consistently named among the Best Lawyers in America, Minnesota Super Lawyers and Minnesota Rising Stars.