Kay Hunt

Full Name Kay Nord Hunt
Email kay@lommen.com
Phone 612-336-9341
Fax 612-339-8064
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Profile Kay Hunt is an appellate advocate. As Lommen Abdo is a broad-based litigation firm, she has handled appeals in virtually every area of the law. Because of her expertise in appellate practice, she also regularly associates with other law firms to assist them with their appeals.

Ms. Hunt represents clients in disputes involving securities, liens, insurance, employment, contracts, bankruptcy, family law, medical malpractice and many other matters. She works closely with trial lawyers and handles temporary injunctions, certification matters and other complex hearings; she prepares or responds to motions to exclude expert testimony, motions for summary judgment and other dispositive motions, motions seeking sanctions and post-trial motions; she monitors trials to preserve issues on appeal; she prepares trial briefs; and she handles mandamus or interlocutory appeals. She associates with counsel or works directly with clients.

Ms. Hunt is a member of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, is among the Best Lawyers in America®, was named the "Minneapolis Best Lawyers Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year" for 2012, is in the list of Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyers and is included in the Super Lawyers list in the area of appellate advocacy. She was selected as a "Minnesota Attorney of the Year" in 2013 by Minnesota Lawyer. She is also an adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. She was appointed by the Minnesota Supreme Court to serve on the Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure.  She is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. 

Kay Hunt describes her appellate practice in the videos below.  Watch all of the videos where Kay Hunt describes her practice.
 Kay Hunt Video: The Best Way to Work With an Apellate Advocate
The Best Way to Work With an Appellate Advocate
 Kay Hunt Video: Most Enjoyable Aspect of Appellate Work
Most Enjoyable Aspect of Appellate Work
 Kay Hunt Video: Kay Hunt's Appellate Experience
Kay Hunt's Appellate Experience

Bar Admissions  Minnesota, 1982
Wisconsin, 1981
U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1983
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1981
U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1981
U.S. Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit, 1984
U.S. Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit, 1984
U.S. Supreme Court, 2000
U.S. Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit, 2008
U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 2010
Published Works "Ethical Issues on Appeal," (Co-Author), 19 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 659, 1993
Classes or Lectures Adjunct Professor at University of St. Thomas School of Law – Lawyering Skills III, 2003 to present

“Ethics on Appeal: Taking the High Road to the High Court – Ethics in Everyday Litigation Practice,” MSBA, 2008 and 2006

“Is the Property Marital or Non-Marital? Baker v. Baker,” 29th Annual Family Law Institute, MSBA, 2008

“Verdicts, Post Trial Procedures and Motions – Trial Practice and Procedure in Minnesota State Courts: How to Litigate the Civil Case,” MSBA, 2007

“Legal Malpractice Actions and Ethics Issues Related to Bankruptcy Matters,” 2007 Bankruptcy Institute, MSBA, 2007

“Appeals of Family Law Matters,” Appellate Practice Institute, MSBA, 2007

“Minnesota Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Case Review,” Minnesota Legal Services Coalition, 2006

“Topics for the Experienced Appellate Practitioner: Collateral Order Doctrine,” MSBA, 2006

“Oral Argument – Appellate Practice for Trial Lawyers,” MTLA, 2005

“State Court Appellate Practice,” Minnesota Legal Services Coalition, 2005

“31st Annual Federal Practice Seminar and Third Annual Mason Memorial Lecture,” Federal Bar Association and Minnesota Federal Judiciary, 2005
Membership  American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, Member

William Mitchell and Hamline University Schools of Law, Moot Court Judge

Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Member

Hennepin County Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association

State of Wisconsin Bar Association
Office Location Minneapolis, Minnesota
Areas of Practice Appellate Practice
Insurance Coverage
Professional Malpractice
Workers' Compensation Appeals