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Frances Eva Baillon

Frances Eva Baillon

Practice areas:

Sexual Harassment, Discrimination

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About Me

Frances E. Baillon is a recognized advocate for those who have been victimized by the unfair and illegal practices of employers.  A founding partner of Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP, Frances litigates and tries employment cases in state and federal court involving sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation. She has also successfully argued cases before the Minnesota state and federal district courts, the Minnesota Court of Appeals, the Minnesota Supreme Court, and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.  

Frances has consistently been named a Super Lawyer and Rising Star by her peers. She is a certified employment law specialist and a graduate of William Mitchell College of Law where she was both a competitor and board member of the Rosalie E. Wahl Moot Court Competition. She currently serves as Vice President of the Minnesota Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association, as well as chair of its Amicus Committee, and is a member of the MSBA’s Civil Jury Instruction Committee on Employment Law.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Discrimination: 50%
  2. Sexual Harassment: 50%

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Contact Info

Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta, LLP

100 South Fifth Street.
Suite 1200
Minneapolis, MN, 55402


MNAuthorized to practice199804/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBaillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP2011 - Present
AttorneyHalunen & Associates2006 - 2011
AttorneyReinhardt Wendorf & Blanchfield2003 - 2006
AttorneyJeff Anderson & Associates2002 - 2003
AttorneyReinhardt & Anderson1998 - 2002

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Employment Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Minnesota State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Minnesota Women LawyersN/AN/A
Federal Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Gilbert v. Metlife, 2011 WL 4730535 (No. 09-1990)N/A
Hayes v. Dapper, 2008 WL 4301018, No. A07-1878 (Minn.Ct.App.2008)N/A
Bahr v. Capella Unviersity, 788 N.W.2d 76 (Minn.2010)N/A

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawN/AJuris Doctor1998
Drake UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Going Solo or Small Boot CampStarting a solo or new law firm2011
RetaliationHow to Litigate Whistleblower and Retaliation Cases Post Bahr and Kidwell2010