Steve Hunegs was named Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) in November of 2006. Hunegs has a long association with the JCRC. He served on the Board of Directors from 1993 to 2002 and served as Board President from 1998 to 2000.
He also served as vice president of the Minneapolis Jewish Federation in 2004-2005 and volunteered with Jewish Family & Children’s Services Citizens Advocacy Project. Before becoming JCRC’s Executive Director, Hunegs was an attorney with Hunegs, Stone, LeNeave, Kvas & Thornton, P.A. since 1996 where he litigated personal injury, wrongful death and Federal Employers Liability Act cases.
Before that, he was with the Minnesota Office of the Attorney General in the Consumer Division where he litigated consumer protection cases. He organized the Minnesota Older Consumers Anti-Fraud campaign with AARP and the Minnesota Crime Prevention Officers Association.
Steve’s mom would tell you that he was a Mpls.St.Paul Magazine “Super Lawyer” between 1994 – 2005. Hunegs received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his law degree from the University of Minnesota.