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James Dunn is licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin and in the federal courts of Minnesota, Wisconsin (Western District) and North Dakota, as well as the Eighth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. His practice has been limited to the specialties of civil litigation, including insurance litigation, employment litigation, products liability and automobile liability.


He is certified by the NTBA and MSBA as a Civil Trial Specialist. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocacy. Attorney Dunn is AV-rated, has been selected as a Super Lawyer, Leading Minnesota Attorney, Leading American Attorney and to Who’s Who in American Law. He has recently been selected as one of Minnesota’s Top 100 Lawyers. Attorney Dunn is also a qualified ADR Neutral (mediator/ arbitrator) under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice.

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Languages spoken: English, German

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 50%

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  • Mark W Malzahn

    I whole heartedly endorse Mr. Dunn in the filed of personal injury. His knowledge, experience, and results are topnotch all the way!

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Contact info

860 Blue Gentian Rd # 180
Eagan, MN, 55121-1655

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WIGood Standing198703/19/2015
MNAuthorized to practice197407/15/2016
ILActive Out of State Lawyer - Permitted to PracticeUnknown05/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2008
Top 100 Super LawyersMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Top 40 Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution NeutralTop 40 Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution Neutrals2008
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2007
Top 40 Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution NeutralTop 40 Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution Neutrals2007
Top 100 Super LawyersMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2007
Top 40 Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution NeutralTop 40 Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution Neutrals2006
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2006
Top 100 Super LawyersMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2005
Top 40 Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution NeutralTop 40 Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution Neutrals2005
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2005
Top 40 Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution NeutralTop 40 Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution Neutrals2004
Top 100 Super LawyersMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2004
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2004
Top 100 Super LawyersMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2003
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2003
Top 40 Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution NeutralTop 40 Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution Neutrals2003
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2002
Top 40 Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution NeutralTop 40 Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution Neutrals2002
Top 100 Super LawyersMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2002
Top 100 Super LawyersMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2001
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2001
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2000
Top 100 Super LawyersMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2000
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine1999
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine1998
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine1997
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine1996
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine1995
Certified Civil Trial SpecialistMinnesota State Bar AssociationN/A
Leading American AttorneyLeading American AttorneysN/A
Certified Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial AdvocacyN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Law Office of James F. Dunn, P.A.1976 - Present
Instructor- Legal WritingHamline University School Of Law1974 - 1975
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Ramsey County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of WisconsinMemberN/A
Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of MinnesotaMemberN/A
National Board of Trial AdvocacyMemberN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMemberN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of St. ThomasN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Minnesota State Bar AssociationCertified Civil Mediation Skills Training2015
ADR TopicsThe Evaluative Mediator's Toolbox2015
Wrongful Death 2014A Mediator's Perspective on Wrongful Death Cases2014
Strategic Solutions for Solo & Small FirmsMediation Symposium2009
Handling the Personal Injury CaseA Survey of the Law of Good Faith in Third Party Liability Cases2009