Jul 06, 2017
July 6, 2017 – This week, Super Lawyers announced that six Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP attorneys were named to the 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Frances Baillon, Joni Thome and Chris Jozwiak were recognized again as Super Lawyers for their work on behalf of employees in employment ligitation. Dustin Massie and Matt Nolan were named Rising Stars in employment litigation-plaintiffs. Shawn Wanta was named again as a Rising Star in class actions.
Jun 13, 2017
June 13, 2017 – Firm partner Shawn Wanta was elected to the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Consumer Litigation Section Governing Council. Shawn is a founding partner of Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP and leads the firm’s consumer litigation and class action practice groups. His three-year term on the Council begins July 1, 2017.
Jun 01, 2017
June 1, 2017 - Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP associate Cassie Navarro was featured as a Next Generation attorney in the May 2017 issue of Attorney at Law magazine. This issue hightlights up-and-coming attorneys who shaping the Minnesota legal community.
May 25, 2017
May 25, 2017 - The Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute is the preeminent conference for employment lawyers and human resource professionals. Frances Baillon, Joni Thome and Chris Jozwiak joined other leaders in employment law to discuss some of the most important legal issues confronting practitioners and their clients.
May 02, 2017
May 2, 2017 – Firm partner Joni Thome took part in a panel discussion at the Minnesota CLE’s Workers’ Compensation Institute to discuss the employment law claims practitioners should look for in their practice. Joni joined workers’ compensation attorney and expert Tom Atkinson to share their experiences in jointly representing clients who have both workers’ compensation and employment-related claims.
Apr 18, 2017
April 20, 2017 - Chris Jozwiak was again published in the updated second edition of The Complete Employment Lawyer’s Quick Answer Book, a comprehensive reference guide for employment lawyers. Chris’s chapter in the book, “Employment Conditions,” explores a range of issues that arise in the everyday workplace, including drug and alcohol testing, the various employee leaves available under Minnesota and federal law, privacy rights, paycheck deductions, and other related employment laws.
Apr 14, 2017
April 14, 2017 - Firm partner Chris Jozwiak took part in a panel discussion on the topic of employment law mediations in a Minnesota CLE seminar entitled, “Mediating the Challenging Employment Law Matter and Tips to be Effective.” Chris joined a panel of employment law experts, including Martin B. Ho of Stingley & Ho, P.L.L.P. and Kate Mrkonich Wilson of Littler Mendelson P.C., to discuss the difficult situations that can often arise during employment law mediations.
Mar 20, 2017
March 20, 2017 – Firm partner Chris Jozwiak took part in a panel presentation to the Minnesota Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association on the False Claims Act. Chris joined a distinguished panel that included Chad Blumenfield, Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Minnesota, to discuss litigation strategies and new and emerging trends in False Claims Act litigation.