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Richard J. Thomas

Richard J. Thomas

Practice areas:

Insurance, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Personal Injury, Appeals, Wrongful Death

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    Licensed since 1982

    1. Insurance: 55%
    2. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 25%
    3. Personal Injury: 10%
    4. Wrongful Death: 5%
    5. Appeals: 5%

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    IAAuthorized to practice law200208/22/2015
    WIGood Standing198803/02/2015
    MNAuthorized to practice198206/29/2015

    Professional Misconduct

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    Award NameGrantorDate Granted
    Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2007
    Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2006
    Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2005
    Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2004
    Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2003
    N/AMinnesota State Bar Association2003
    State Leadership AwardDefense Research Institute2002
    Lawyers of the YearMinnesota Lawyer2002
    Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2002
    Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2001
    Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2000
    Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine1999
    President's AwardMinnesota Defense Lawyers Association1991


    Association NamePosition NameDuration
    Minnesota Defense Lawyers AssociationPresident1997 - 1998
    Minnesota Defense Lawyers AssociationVice President1996 - 1997
    Minnesota Defense Lawyers AssociationSecretary1995 - 1996
    Minnesota Defense Lawyers AssociationTreasurer1994 - 1995
    Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, JustpacChairman1990 - 2000
    American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
    Defense Research Institute, Small Law Firm CommitteeMemberN/A
    Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Law Improvement CommitteeCo-chairN/A
    American Board of Trial Advocates, Minnesota ChapterMemberN/A
    Iowa State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
    State Bar of WisconsinMemberN/A
    Ramsey County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
    Minnesota State Bar Association, Legislative CommitteeMemberN/A
    Minnesota State Bar Association, Insurance for Members CommitteeMemberN/A
    Defense Research InstituteMinnesota State RepresentativeN/A


    Publication NameTitleDate
    William Mitchell Law ReviewNo-Fault Independent Medical Examinations: Purpose, Timing & Impact1998
    Minnesota DefensePlaintiff's Expert: Obtaining an Order to Compel His DepositionN/A


    School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
    William Mitchell College of Law LawJD - Juris Doctor1982
    University of Minnesota N/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A