Sidney L. Brennan Jr.

In his twenty-eight years in the practice of law, attorney Sidney L. Brennan, Jr. is rated "av" by Martindale-Hubbell, the oldest and most respected lawyer directory in the U.S. Their definition of that rating is "Very high to preeminent legal ability" and the highest ethical standard. This rating is provided by a lawyers' peers.


Graduate of St. Thomas Academy, 1969, cum laude; St. Thomas College, 1973, magna cum laude majored in Political Science with an emphasis on history; William Mitchell College of Law, 1977, Juris Doctor.


Admitted to practice law in Minnesota 1977. Admitted to United States District Court, District of Minnesota, 1977. Admitted to practice before United States Tax Court. Member of Minnesota State Bar Association and Hennepin County Bar Association since 1977. Qualified as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association No Fault Tribunal. Listed in Who's Who in American Law.


1984-Present: Solo practice. General practice of law since 1977. 1980-1984: Principal Attorney with Brennan, Evans & Sarles. 1978-80: Principal Attorney with Beal, Horner, DeVaughn & Brennan. 1975: Clerk with Minnesota State Public Defender, Minneapolis.


Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1951, marriage to wife, Carolyn, who has been a paralegal for 25 years. We have five wonderful children ages 13 to 32.