J.D., cum laude, University of Minnesota
B.A., magna cum laude, St. Mary's College
Awards & Honors
Selected as the Best Lawyers in America for multiple years: Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Selected as the Best Lawyers Minneapolis Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Selected as Lawyer of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer magazine multiple years
Selected as a Super Lawyer every year for over 20 years
As a Certified Civil Trial Specialist, certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association, John has tried medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, product liability, wrongful death, aviation and sexual assault cases to juries over the past two and a half decades. John is particularly gifted at telling his client’s story with compassion and empathy, in language jurors connect with. His success is a result of his sincere interest in his client’s problems and his commitment to communicating the facts and the law accurately, with integrity and compassion.
John recognizes that his clients need both an advocate and a counselor in the litigation process. Litigation can be difficult and emotional, and John takes his role of leading clients through every phase of a claim very seriously:
He has secured seven figure recoveries for clients in motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, aviation, medical malpractice, and product liability.
American Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
American Association for Justice
Minnesota Associations for Justice