Steven R. Liening

Steven R. Liening

Steven R. Liening

“Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.” Gordon B. Hinckley

Areas Of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota

Education

  • Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee
    • J.D.
    • Honors: CALI Award (highest grade): Income Tax; Feminist Jurisprudence
    • Honors: Awarded Herff Presidential Scholarship (full tuition)
    • Honors: Associate Justice, Moot Court Executive Board
    • Honors: Top Oral Advocate, Advanced Moot Court Competition;
    • Honors: Winner, Mock Trial Competition;
    • Honors: CourtCall Award for Oral Advocacy
    • Honors: Winner, Region VII of the National Moot Court Competition of the NYC Bar Association
  • Brigham Young University
    • B.A., Music Composition
Steve Liening assists clients with many different litigation issues and legal disputes.

Steve began his career as a Cryptologic Linguist for the U.S. Army after receiving his Bachelor's Degree from Brigham Young University. He is a combat veteran and received an Associate's Degree in Arabic from the U.S. Defense Language Institute. Steve is fluent in a number of languages, including German and Arabic.

After graduating from law school with a number of accolades, including receiving the highest grade in a number of his classes, Steve began his preparation for a career in litigation by serving as a law clerk for a judge. As a law clerk, he performed legal research, drafted judicial orders, and recommended legal decisions. Steve frequently uses this experience when representing clients.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Civil Litigation Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Dakota County Bar Association

Past Positions

  • Shelby County Chancery Court, Tennessee

Pro Bono Activities

  • Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce