Firm News

Proud to Support the Great Work of Cancer Legal Care

May 13, 2019 – Last week, Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP joined an esteemed group of law firms, businesses and individuals in support of the important work of Cancer Legal Car at its Legal Care Affair event. The firm has been honored to be a sponsor of this event the last several years.

Jozwiak Joins Minnesota Legal Aid Board of Directors

April 1, 2019 - Firm partner Christopher Jozwiak was recently elected to the Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid Board of Directors. Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, or MMLM, is a non-profit organization that provides legal representation and counseling to low-income individuals, people with disabilities, and other vulnerable citizens. With 69 attorneys speaking over 17 different languages, MMLM advocates for the legal rights of disadvantaged people in the community. MMLM hosts many fundraising initiatives in the community through The Fund for Legal Aid to generate support for their services.

Jozwiak Presents on Bullying; Wanta Leads Panel on Consumer Law

March 7, 2019 – Firm partners Chris Jozwiak and Shawn Wanta presented at separate CLEs on key issues in employment law and consumer law respectively. Shawn's panel discussed the TCPA, FCRA and other commonly litigated consumer claims and traps to avoid. Chris and fellow panelists discussed bullying in the workplace.

Kaarin Nelson Schaffer Authors Article on Assessing the Employment Law Case

December 4, 2018 – Kaarin Nelson Schaffer was published in the Fall 2018 issue of Minnesota Trial magazine. In her article, “Should You Take an Employment Case?,” Kaarin offers guidance to attorneys who may not typically practice employment law but are interested in trying to take on an employment case.

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.

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