Firm News

Feb 24, 2017

Baillon to Present at MSBA Seminar

February 24, 2017 – Firm partner Frances Baillon will be presenting to the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Solo and Small Firm Section on “Growing Your Practice.” Frances joins Sheila Engelmeier of Engelmeier & Umanah PA to discuss strategies and tips on when and how to grow a law firm practice with staff, associates, and partners.

Firm News

Jan 31, 2017

Frances Baillon Named to Best Lawyers 2017 List

January 31, 2017 - Frances Baillon was named to the list of Best Lawyers® 2017 Employment Law - Individuals. Best Lawyers in America is among the oldest lawyer-rating publications in the United States and recently released its Best Lawyers list in the February 2017 issue of Minnesota Monthly magazine.

Firm News

Jan 24, 2017

Thome, Massie to Present on Sexual Orientation Discrimination

January 24, 2017 - Joni Thome and Dustin Massie are set to present on sexual orientation discrimination and recent developments in employment law at the upcoming Minnesota Lavender Bar Association’s (MLBA) conference. The conference will take place on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law.

Firm News

Dec 08, 2016

Hans Lodge Joins BTJW Class Action Practice

Welcome to the team, Hans. Hans is a zealous advocate for the rights of consumers on our class action and consumer litigation teams. He joins Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP after gaining valuable experience representing consumers in a variety of industries including banking, credit, and debt collection.

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Nov 21, 2016

Jozwiak Presents on Workplace Bullying

Chris Jozwiak recently presented on the topic of workplace bullying in a Minnesota CLE seminar entitled, “The Bully – The Law and Where It’s Heading.” Chris joined a distinguished panel of employment lawyers to explore the problem of workplace bullying and ongoing efforts by litigators, the state legislature and local governments to address it.

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Nov 15, 2016

BTJW is Honored to Sponsor 2016 OutFront Minnesota Gala

Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP is proud to sponsor the 2016 OutFront Minnesota Gala. This year’s Gala will take place on Thursday, November 17, 2016, at The Machine Shop in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Gala is an important fundraising event for OutFront Minnesota with proceeds going to support the programs and services OutFront Minnesota provides to the state’s LGBTQ and allied communities.

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Sep 12, 2016

BTJW is Proud to Support Cancer Legal Line Gala

Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP is proud to be a sponsor of the 9th Annual Cancer Legal Line Fundraising Gala. This year’s Gala will take place on Thursday, September 29, 2016, at the Metropolitan Ballroom in Golden Valley, Minnesota.

Firm News

Aug 01, 2016

Retaliation Lawsuit Against ConAgra To Proceed

Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta attorneys obtained an important victory for client Chad Dufrene in his discrimination and retaliation lawsuit against his former employer ConAgra Foods, Inc. In denying ConAgra’s Motion to Dismiss, Judge Wilhelmina Wright of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota concluded that Dufrene, who had previously filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, had standing to pursue his claims on behalf of the bankruptcy estate, thereby allowing his lawsuit against ConAgra to proceed.