KASSIUS BENSON LAW, P.A. is pleased to announce the addition of Tayler J. Rahm and Madelyn Smith (Adams) to the Firm.  Tayler and Madelyn have accepted employment offers and will both join the Firm’s Criminal Defense Division as Associate Attorneys this coming Fall.

Tayler J. Rahm graduated from William Mitchell College of Law (St. Paul, Minnesota) in May 2015.  In addition to being an exceptional student, Tayler gained invaluable criminal defense experience as a law clerk for the Tenth District Public Defender’s Office in Anoka, Minnesota where he represented defendants at initial bail hearings and other stages of the criminal court process.  Tayler also has previous experience as a Law Clerk at a private criminal defense law firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Tayler J. Rahm, Hired as Associate Attorney, Criminal Defense Division; (*Pending Passing of 2015 Minnesota Bar Exam)
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Madelyn Smith (Adams), Hired as Associate Attorney, Criminal Defense Division; (*Pending Passing of the 2015 Minnesota Bar Examination)

Madelyn Smith (Adams) graduated from Drake University Law School (Des Moines, Iowa) in May 2015.  During her law school career, Madelyn achieved a number of honors and awards including:  Dean’s List; CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Highest Grade in Class; Best Oralist Team, International Trademark Association Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition–Southwest Regional Oral Arguments.  Madelyn was an Editorial Board Member on the Drake Law Review.  While in law school, Madelyn gained criminal law experience as a Law Clerk at the U.S. Attorney’s Office and as an intern at the Story County (Iowa) Attorney’s Office.

Tayler Rahm and Madelyn Smith will be valuable additions to the Firm’s legal team.  They represent the core values of the Firm; commitment to excellence, creativity and zealous advocacy for our clients.  Tayler and Madelyn are fighters in the spirit and tradition of attorneys at KASSIUS BENSON LAW, P.A.  They have demonstrated success in their law school careers and will undoubtedly serve the best interests of  our clients, the Firm, and the legal community.

Tayler and Madelyn are currently studying for the Summer 2015 Minnesota Bar Examination.  We wish both of them success on the exam and look forward to the beginning of their legal career at KASSIUS BENSON LAW, P.A. this Fall.

Kassius O. Benson, Senior Counsel


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