About Us

Our Mission

As a Northern Minnesota personal injury attorney law firm, the mission of Hazelton Law Group is to be a resource where personal injury victims and their families can turn to educate themselves about their rights and about how to find the right lawyer without the pressure of having to first meet with a lawyer.

Attorneys

Gary Hazelton Hazelton Law Group injury attorney

Gary Hazelton

Gary M. Hazelton is the founder and owner of Hazelton Law Group, located in Bemidji, Minnesota. He has been practicing since 1985 and exclusively in the personal injury field since 1990. Educational materials are available through the firm website at www.HazeltonLawGroup.com/resources or by calling toll free 1-888-711-4529 24/7.

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Licensure:
Minnesota Supreme Court
North Dakota Supreme Court

Alaska Supreme Court       
United States District Court – District of Minnesota
United States District Court – District of North Dakota
Red Lake Nation Tribal Court
White Earth Tribal Court

Brooks Hazelton, Hazelton Law Group injury attorney

Brooks Hazelton

Brooks M. Hazelton is the son of Gary M. Hazelton, founder of Hazelton Law Group. Brooks is licensed to practice law in both Alaska and Minnesota. His areas of practice focus on representing injured people and their families.

Brooks attended college at the University of Northern Colorado, majoring in psychology. Before attending law school Brooks worked as an Independent Land Man for various oil and gas companies in the lower 48. Brooks graduated from Western State College of Law in Fullerton California. Prior to his admission to the Alaska and Minnesota Bars, Brooks clerked at Johnson and Combs P.C. in Anchorage. He also clerked at Hazelton Law Group in Bemidji Minnesota. Brooks is a member of the Alaska Association for Justice and the Minnesota Association for Justice.

In his free time, Brooks enjoys wood working, hunting, fishing and exploring outdoors with his wife Lauren.

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Licensure:
Alaska Supreme Court
Minnesota Supreme Court
United States District Court – District of Alaska

Our Staff

Christie Andersen Hazelton Law Group Bemidji staff

Christie Andersen

Paralegal

Christie Andersen was born in Albany, Minnesota and raised in Minnesota, South Dakota and Iowa. She was in the Army National Guard for nine years while earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Bemidji State University. She is married to Nate Andersen and has two young children, Theo and Stella. She has worked at Hazelton Law Group since March 2012. She enjoys spending time with her family outdoors, music, reading and traveling.

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Mary Bruestle Hazelton Law Group Bemidji staff

Mary Bruestle

Legal Assistant

Mary D. Bruestle was born and raised in Bellevue, Washington. She is married to Clinton Bruestle and has two grown children and three grown step-children. Mary has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Bemidji State University. She has been employed at Hazelton Law Group, since 2007. Mary enjoys hiking in various southwest canyons, gardening, living on the lake and spending time with her family.

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Cassie Powell

Paralegal

Allison (Ali) Morrow

Legal Secretary

Ali Morrow was born and raised in Mound, Minnesota. Ali earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Bemidji State University in 2016. She has worked at Hazelton Law Group since 2017. Ali enjoys spending time outdoors with family and friends, traveling and listening to music.