Lawyers Board 2013 Volunteer of the Year
Kenneth S. Engel
Attorney Ken Engel of Minneapolis is this year’s volunteer of the year. Mr. Engel is the eighteenth recipient and the ninth lawyer.
Mr. Engel has three decades of legal real estate, business, management and finance experience. In his Minneapolis practice at Engel Professional Association, Mr. Engel counsels and represents clients regarding their business needs. He received a degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota and his law degree from William Mitchell.
Mr. Engel served four years on the 4th District Ethics Committee (DEC). He currently is a member of the Lawyers Board, and serves on the Lawyers Board Rules Committee. Mr. Engel is also Chair of the Board’s DEC Committee and has been very active in outreach between the Board and the district committees. Mr. Engel was instrumental in organizing two DEC symposiums focusing on the specific needs of district chairs and investigators.
Mr. Engel has served and continues to serve as a member of many community organizations from the MSBA to the Anwatin Community Nursery School. As the child of Holocaust survivors, Mr. Engel is a member of the Speakers Bureau of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas Tolerance Minnesota and the JCRC Middle East Speakers Bureau. In this capacity, he has given hundreds of presentations to schools, municipal, religious and private groups about the Holocaust, his parents’ experiences during WWII, Israel and Judaism. Mr. Engel is also an active member of the Coordinating Council of Generations of the Shoah International (GSI). His involvement with GSI has included speaker training and conducting educational efforts across the U.S.
Ken and his wife Donna live in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood of Minneapolis.
We congratulate Mr. Engel and thank him for his years of unselfish service to the Board and the Bar of the State of Minnesota.
Click here to view list of prior Volunteers of the Year.
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