Firm News

Sep 16, 2020

Thome and Nolan Present at 2020 ELI on Assisting Employees with Cancer

This week, firm attorneys Joni Thome and Matt Nolan presented at the 2020 Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute (ELI), held virtually this year amid COVID-19. ELI is the preeminent conference for employment lawyers and human resource professionals from across the upper Midwest to gather and discuss the latest developments in employment law.

Firm News

Aug 20, 2020

Six BTJW Attorneys Named to 2021 Lists of Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch

Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP is pleased to announce that firm partners Frances Baillon, Chris JozwiakJoni Thome and Shawn Wanta have been named to the 2021 list of Best

Firm News

Jul 20, 2020

Six BTJW Attorneys Named to the 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List; Three Named to Top Lists

This week, Super Lawyers® announced that six Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP attorneys were named to the lists of 2020 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

Firm News

Jun 19, 2020

Celebrating Juneteenth

Today we celebrate a critical Juneteenth in the history of this country. More people are learning about what this holiday means and why, as a nation, we have failed to properly commemorate and celebrate one our nation’s most important triumphs.

Firm News

Jun 04, 2020

Honoring George Floyd, This Moment in History and the Need for Change

George Floyd mattered; his life had value and today our community holds its memorial service to honor him. Over the past week, we, like many in greater Minneapolis-St. Paul and throughout the world, have felt deep sadness, anger and grief at the loss of yet another black life to a system of racism and inequality. Our hearts go out to George Floyd’s family and friends who both mourn and celebrate his life today. And we stand with our community that’s crying out for and demanding change.

Firm News

Mar 06, 2020

Are Political Text Messages Legal? Wanta Interviewed by USA Today

While the intimacy of one-on-one texting is effective in spreading a message, it is the same intimacy that leads to the feeling of overstepped boundaries and begs the question, are political text messages legal?

Firm News

Mar 04, 2020

Thome Quoted in City Pages on Retaliation Case Brought by Former Nurse Against Hospital

Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP partner Joni Thome was quoted in a City Pages article covering the story of a reprisal case against Madelia Community Hospital and Clinic. Thome represents Deidre Hruby in this case, the former director of nursing at the hospital who was terminated after nearly thirty years of employment.

Firm News

Feb 10, 2020

Another Trial Win for BTJW—Victory on Claims of Fraud and Breach of Contract Against Employer

February 10, 2020 – On February 7, 2020, Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP partner Scott Moriarity obtained a $117,000 jury verdict on behalf of an executive against his former employer A.W. Companies and two of its stakeholders. The former executive brought claims for fraud and breach of contract, asserting he was defrauded out of bonuses and that the company failed to pay consulting fees.