Business Announcement


June 24, 2021

For Immediate Release:

The law firm of Colosimo, Patchin & Kearney, Ltd. (“CP&K”) proudly announces that Karl Sundquist, J.D., has joined the law firm as an attorney and partner. Mr. Sundquist will be practicing in the areas of municipal & school law, criminal law, divorce & family law and general civil litigation.

Mr. Sundquist is a lifelong Virginia resident and a 1994 graduate of Virginia High School. He graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in 1998 with a B.A., majoring in Political Science and Speech Communications, with a minor in English. In 2001, he earned his law degree from the William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul. He was admitted to the practice of law in the State of Minnesota in October 2001. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Sundquist worked as an associate attorney with the Duluth law firm of Johnson, Killen & Seiler, practicing in the areas of civil litigation and general practice. Mr. Sundquist then served as an Assistant County Attorney with the St. Louis County Attorney’s Office in Virginia from 2004 to 2021, where he most recently served as a Range Division Head managing the County Attorney’s Offices in Virginia and Hibbing.

An Iron Ranger to the core, Mr. Sundquist has been active in various community organizations including the Virginia Foundation, 12 Step House, Arrowhead Center, Iron Range Original Music Association and the Sexual Assault Program of Northern St. Louis County.

CP&K’s President and Managing Partner, Mitch Brunfelt, states: “We are very fortunate to have an attorney of Karl’s experience and caliber joining our law firm. Karl has earned a reputation in the region as being an excellent attorney and courtroom advocate. His extensive experience, particularly as a trial attorney, will be of great benefit to our clients. Karl also has earned a reputation of being an active and positive role model in our community, volunteering his time to serve a number of important community-based organizations and programs. Karl is a great addition to our team.”

CP&K, founded in 1973 by Eveleth High School classmates John Colosimo and Gary Bloomquist, has been a mainstay in the legal community of the Iron Range and northeastern Minnesota for five decades. With offices in Virginia and Aurora, CP&K is a local, full service law firm providing professional legal services in the areas of personal injury & wrongful death cases, general civil litigation, labor & employment law, municipal, school & public sector law, real estate, estate planning, probate, small business & corporate law, divorces & family law and criminal law.