Firm News

Wanta Interviewed by KARE 11 News on Legality of Political Texts

October 26, 2018 – This week, firm partner Shawn Wanta was interviewed by KARE 11 News on the legality of political text messages. In general, campaigns may send text messages, but they must adhere to the legal requirements outlined in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Baillon Presents in Nashville on Mediation, Sexual Orientation Discrimination

October 25, 2018 – Last week, firm partner Frances Baillon traveled to Nashville to present at the Fourth Annual Professional Skills Program held at Lipscomb University. Frances joined legal experts from across the country to discuss a variety of legal topics focused on mediation, negotiation and dispute resolution.

Judge Sends BTJW Case to Trial on All Claims

August 2, 2018 – This week, attorneys Kaarin Nelson Schaffer and Dustin Massie received a sweeping order in favor of their client from a Ramsey County judge. The case includes claims of age and gender discrimination, retaliation and tortious interference with an employment contract and is now set for trial later this year. 

Seven BTJW Attorneys Named 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars; Three Named to Top Lists

July 6, 2018 – Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP is pleased to announce that seven attorneys were named to the lists of 2018 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Frances Baillon and Chris Jozwiak were named Top 100 Super Lawyers, and Joni Thome was named among the Top 50 Women Super Lawyers. Shawn Wanta made the list of Rising Stars in class actions. Kaarin Nelson Schaffer, Dustin Massie and Matt Nolan were named Rising Stars in employment litigation.

Baillon, Jozwiak, Thome and Nelson Schaffer Present at 2018 ELI

May 23, 2018 – This week, four of our attorneys presented at the 2018 Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute (ELI) held at the RiverCentre in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. Frances Baillon, Chris Jozwiak, Joni Thome and Kaarin Nelson Schaffer joined other leaders in employment law to discuss some of the most important legal issues confronting practitioners and their clients.

Baillon, Thome and Wanta Present at Eighth Circuit NELA Conference

April 12, 2018 – Last week, firm partners Frances Baillon, Joni Thome and Shawn Wanta presented at the Eighth Circuit NELA Conference held in downtown Minneapolis. This two-day biennial conference brought together lawyers and professionals from Minnesota, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska who represent employees and face common substantive issues to the practice of employment law in the Eighth Circuit.

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