Meet the Team

Minnesota’s trusted tax law professionals.

Benjamin A. Wagner

Ben represents businesses and individuals against the Internal Revenue Service, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, and the Minnesota Department of Revenue in audits, administrative appeals, collection cases, court actions, seizures, and a variety of other cases.

Kathleen E. (Splett) Pfutzenreuter

Kathleen represents individuals and businesses in tax controversies involving the Internal Revenue Service, Minnesota Department of Revenue, and Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

Kala L. Heger

Kala is a Paralegal with a B.S. from Winona State University. As a Paralegal, Kala works closely with clients and attorneys collecting information, assisting in analyzing the situation, and responding to inquiries from the Internal Revenue Service and Minnesota Department of Revenue.

Taylor M. Wall

Taylor earned her Paralegal Certificate from Hamline University and holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Minnesota. As a Paralegal, Taylor assists the firm’s attorneys by collecting and analyzing information from clients and by responding to state and federal tax agencies.

Candace L. Sietsema

Candace (Candi) is the firm’s Office Manager and has been working with the team for more than 15 years. In addition to all of her office responsibilities, Candi helps us communicate effectively with our clients regarding the status of their case.

Laura D. Hockert

Laura is a Legal Administrative Assistant with a A.A.S. in Paralegal Studies from the Minnesota School of Business. Laura serves as the first point of contact for our firm’s clients and is also responsible for managing the day-to-day administrative functions.