Firm News

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.

Jozwiak Presents on Employment Law Essentials, Baillon Discusses Appellate Practice

March 15, 2018 – This week, firm partners Chris Jozwiak and Frances Baillon presented to legal practitioners on key issues in employment law. Chris presented to members of the Minnesota Association for Justice on the “Top 10 Things to Know about Employment Law.” Frances presented to members of the Minnesota Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association (MN-NELA) on “Appellate Practice in Employment Law Cases.”

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