Reimagining How Lawyers Represent Clients


We founded Alliance Law Firm to provide the highest quality legal services available to our clients. Our firm promises that we will fight aggressively for your rights, and we will turn over every stone and investigate every element of your case. We promise that our clients will have immediate access to an attorney. All phone calls and emails will be returned timely and promptly.  And our clients will be informed of what is happening in their case every step of the way. Our goal on every case is to provide aggressive, competent, cost effective, expeditious, professional and ethical representation for our clients. 


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Terrance J. Zawacki


Attorney Terry Zawacki is a partner with the firm where he practices in the areas of Divorce/Custody Proceedings, Personal Injury/Litigation, Business Law, and Wills/Trusts/Probate.

Terry is passionate about the law, and he understands that his clients expect a hard-working, competent lawyer who is focused on delivering results and capable of effectively advocating for their rights. Terry has a broad legal background, with experience in some of the most demanding and challenging cases. His commitment to his clients is to be accessible and responsive, and to handle each and every legal matter competently and diligently, in accordance with the highest standards of the profession.

While originally from the Great Lakes State of Michigan, for the past decade Terry and his wife have called Rochester their home and this community their friends and neighbors. Outside of the office, he spends as much time as he can with his wife, raising their three young boys. He also enjoys the occasional golf outing, ballgame, and outdoor sporting activities.

Bar Admissions:

—State of Minnesota, 2013

—U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2017

—U.S. Tax Court, 2017


—William Mitchell College of Law – J.D.

—University of Michigan – B.S. Cognitive Neuroscience

Steven P. Groschen


Attorney Steve Groschen is a partner with the firm where he practices Estate Planning, Tax, Family Law, Business Law, Appeals, and Criminal Defense.

Steve believes the best part of being a lawyer is helping people through difficult situations. He thrives on creatively applying his experience and education to solve complex legal problems. His philosophy is that lawyers should always explain the law in plain language regardless of whether speaking with the client, opposing counsel, or a judge.

Steve was born and raised in Minnesota. He enjoys the outdoors and riding his motorcycle. He spends his free time on motorcycle trips, writing short stories, and coaching youth sports.

Bar Admissions:

—State of Minnesota, 2016

—U.S. Tax Court, 2022


—University of Minnesota Law School – J.D., magna cum laude

—University of Minnesota—Twin Cities – B.S. Psychology, with high distinction

David A. Samb


Attorney Dave Samb practices Estate Planning, Family Law, Business Law, Appeals, and Criminal Defense.

Dave enjoys helping resolve complex personal, business, and legal issues. He has a passion for assisting people through difficult times in their lives.

Dave grew up in Rochester, Minnesota. Outside of the office he enjoys spending time with his wife, son, and daughter.

Bar Admission:

—State of Minnesota, 2017


—University of Minnesota Law School – J.D.

— Gustavus Adolphus College – B.A. Psychology

Sandra Welch

Legal assistant


Sandra has 30+ years of legal experience across numerous areas of the law. She approaches each new challenge from the perspective of how she can help the client and ensure their mind is at ease.


—University of Minnesota—Twin Cities – B.A. English