Falsani, Balmer, Peterson & Balmer has represented clients in central and northern Minnesota and Wisconsin since 1975. We know the region: its families, courts, judges, medical professionals, and clerks. Our attorneys have reputations as skilled negotiators, accomplished litigators, and ethical legal counsel. We value our local relationships and rely on this knowledge to help clients and the greater community.

Our legal team partners with each client, providing the time and attention necessary to develop a case strategy to pursue the desired results. Our goal is to uncover the most effective method of securing the benefits our clients need to thrive.

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Work With A Team Of Widely Recognized Attorneys

Our attorneys have been widely recognized for their legal skill and ethical conduct. Several of our lawyers are AV Preeminent* or Distinguished peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest two designations available.

Robert Falsani has been selected for inclusion in the Minnesota Super Lawyers list from 1995 to present and as a Top 100 Lawyer out of approximately 17,000 lawyers by Twin Cities Business monthly. James Balmer has been a certified civil trial specialist since 1986 and was named as a “Top 40” Super Lawyer several times throughout his career. Jim Peterson was named a “Top 40” Super Lawyer for workers’ compensation. Stephanie Balmer was named a “Rising Star” and has now joined her three partners as a fellow Super Lawyer. 

Dedicated To Serving The Local Community

When our lawyers are not representing clients, they regularly engage in charitable work to serve the local community.

Robert Falsani was awarded the Minnesota Association of Justice’s “Lifetime Achievement award” in 2009. Approximately 15 people have received this honor in over 50 years. The recipient must be respected by his legal peers and give back to the community or bar beyond typical expectations.

The Volunteer Attorney Program named James Balmer the Volunteer Attorney of the Year in the Sixth Judicial District for assisting Minnesota’s lower income populations.

Stephanie Balmer is a member of the Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society and was named a 2020 Top 10 Judicare Attorney.

Contact Us For Qualified Legal Representation

If you have suffered a serious personal injury, deserve workers’ compensation benefits or require assistance with the Social Security Disability claims processFalsani, Balmer, Peterson & Balmer can serve as your trusted legal counsel

Call our Duluth office at 218-723-1990 to schedule a free initial consultation with our qualified legal team. You may also contact our firm online. We will carefully evaluate your case and honestly advise whether you should pursue your claim.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review RatingTM fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.