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Jul 16, 2019

Joni Thome Featured in 2019 Super Lawyers Magazine

July 16, 2019 – Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP is proud to announce that partner Joni Thome was featured in Minnesota's 2019 Super Lawyers magazine. Joni has been a vanguard in employee rights for nearly 27 years. The article highlights how her life and work experiences impacted her decision to go to law school and become a leading voice for those facing workplace discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

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Jul 09, 2019

Congratulations to Eight BTJW Attorneys Named to the 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists; Three Named to Top Lists

July 9, 2019 – This week, Super Lawyers announced that eight Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP attorneys were named to the lists of 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. This marks the highest number of the firm’s attorneys receiving these recognitions. In addition, the firm is pleased to announce that Frances Baillon and Chris Jozwiak were named to the list of Top 100 Super Lawyers and that Frances and Joni Thome were named among the Top 50 Women Super Lawyers.

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Jun 11, 2019

Jozwiak, Thome & Massie Recognized for 2018 Pro Bono Service

June 18, 2019 – Chris Jozwiak, Joni Thome and Dustin Massie were named 2018 “North Star Lawyers” by the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA). This recognition is given to attorneys who have donated at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services to those who could not otherwise afford legal counsel.

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May 28, 2019

Thome, Nelson Schaffer Present at 2019 ELI

May 28, 2019 – Last week, Joni Thome and Kaarin Nelson Schaffer presented at the 2019 Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, the preeminent conference for employment lawyers and human resource professionals in the upper Midwest. Joni and Kaarin joined other leaders in employment law to discuss some of the most important legal issues confronting practitioners and their clients.

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May 13, 2019

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 Care at its Legal Care Affair event. The firm has been honored to be a sponsor of this event the last several years.

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Apr 01, 2019

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.

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Mar 07, 2019

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.

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Feb 12, 2019

Navarro, Massie Discuss Medical Cannabis and Workplace Rights; Thome Presents on Employment Investigations

February 12, 2019 – Last week, firm attorneys Cassie Navarro and Dustin Massie spoke to members of the MLBA about the legal rights of employees who have been prescribed medical cannabis. Separately, Joni Thome presented to Minnesota employment law practitioners on conducting effective workplace investigations.