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Smart and practical. Strategic and tenacious. Friendly and accessible. Best & Flanagan’s practice is founded on the belief that we provide the best advice when we understand our clients, their businesses, their goals and their people, and when the lines of communication with our clients and their other advisors are broad and deep. Whether we are providing business or real estate advice, individual estate and private wealth planning or representation in a dispute, you can expect a customized approach and a team dedicated to understanding where you want to go and helping you get there.
William R. Asp/ Attorney
Josh BobichJosh Bobich
Joshua A. Bobich/ Attorney
Karolina Brekken-HoerlKarolina Brekken-Hoerl
Karolina M. Brekken-Hoerl/ Attorney
Alexander FarrellAlexander Farrell
Alexander J. Farrell/ Attorney
Sarah CrippenSarah Crippen
Sarah E. Crippen/ Attorney

My goal and passion is to find the most efficient, practical solution to whatever challenge you or your business faces.  My colleagues and I aim to be your partners, collaborators and trusted advisors. 

Josh Bobich counsels owner-managed businesses, both closely held and family-owned, on mergers, acquisitions, corporate governance, succession planning, shareholder buyouts and a variety of other matters. He aims to fill the role of “trusted advisor” and to be his clients’ first call to discuss just about anything.  Josh grew up in a family business and understands, first hand, the unique challenges that face multi-generational organizations.

Karolina Brekken-Hoerl

I take a very practical and realistic approach to the way I practice law; my goal is to always get my client through a very difficult period in their life with grace, and empower them with the knowledge and the tools they need to be successful – and happy – as they start the next chapter of their life.

Karolina M. Brekken-Hoerl is a member of the firm’s Family Law practice area. Her practice focuses on all aspects of family law matters, including divorce, custody, paternity, adoption, grandparent (third party) custody and visitation, domestic violence order for protections, harassment restraining orders, legal separation, parental relocation, and post decree matters. 


I help people protect their life’s work.

Alex is a registered patent attorney, and has helped clients from tech startups to established multinational corporations maximize and protect their intellectual property.  With his ability to get up to speed quickly, and deep understanding of intellectual property law, Alex embodies the essential qualities in an intellectual property attorney.  He brings in-depth, specialized knowledge in a variety of disciplines when litigating intellectual property disputes. 


My goal is to always provide clients with creative, focused, and practical advice that advances your unique business objectives.

Sarah Crippen currently serves as the firm’s Managing Partner. She also chairs the Employment and Labor Practice Group and is a former chair of the Litigation Section. Sarah’s practice focuses on employment advice, litigation and mediation, as well as general civil litigation and trial work.

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