Awards & Honors
Recognized as "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America 2017 in trusts and estates litigation
Named among The Best Lawyers in America in the area of trusts and estates litigation
Regularly selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers®
Lowell has become the trusted advisor to individuals, charitable organizations and other business who care about achieving their estate planning, charitable and business goals in a tax-efficient manner. In that role Lowell finds himself working very closely and collaboratively with his clients’ broader service team, including investment and insurance advisors, bankers and trust officers, and allied tax professionals. He also advises nonprofit organizations on donor gift programs and nonprofit governance and corporate issues. Lowell has been very active in providing legal advice and business counsel to many charities serving those in need in the Twin Cities community and beyond.
Lowell prides himself in helping clients solve disputes short of litigation but as necessary assists individuals, banks and trust companies in complex trust and estate litigation matters.
Lowell has served as adjunct professor of estate planning at University of Minnesota Law School, Hamline University School of Law and University of St. Thomas School of Law.
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow, 1997-present
Former editorial board member, Drafting Wills and Trust Agreements, MSBA
Augustana College, Board of Trustees, 1999-2010
Fairview Foundation, Board of Directors, 2012-present
The Minneapolis Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2009-2017
Abbott Northwestern Hospital Foundation, Board of Directors, 2009-2012
Bentson Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2012-present
Stinson Leonard Street, served as President (2009 to 2013), Co-Managing Partner (2014 to 2015) and Chair (2016 to 2017)