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Akira Céspedes Pérez
500 Washington Avenue South
Suite 4000
Minneapolis MN 55415
TEL: (612) 336-9125
FAX: (612) 339-9100
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Akira Céspedes Pérez

Akira joined Zelle in 2018 after clerking with the Honorable Patrick D. Robben, Hennepin County District Court. Her practice focuses on insurance and commercial litigation.

Prior to attending the University of Minnesota Law School, Akira worked in the healthcare and education industries. She was a clinical research coordinator, working with a dozen pharmaceutical and biotechnology sponsors to conduct clinical research. Prior to that, she was a program coordinator with Massachusetts-based and national organizations to promote individuals’ rights to social justice and resources. Akira was an educator with Teach For America, a national youth-advocate organization, and continues advocating for education through opportunities through it and the Minnesota Justice Foundation.

While in law school, Akira served as a student attorney director at the Civil Practice Clinic and the Child Advocacy and Juvenile Justice Clinic, representing clients in civil litigation matters. She also was a law clerk with the Minnesota AIDS Project, representing HIV+ clients and their families in privacy- and health-related matters. 

Articles & Presentations

"New Appraisal Rules for Puerto Rico Property Insurers," Insurance Law360, February 7, 2019, author

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