Gregerson, Rosow, Johnson & Nilan is pleased to announce that Jesse Berglund has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Jesse is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School and is a Major in the United States Army Reserves. Jesse will serve as the lead prosecutor for the City of Eden Prairie, and comes to the firm after spending the last five years as an Assistant County Attorney.
Dan Gregerson was recently invited to serve as a co-presenter at a training session for Westfield Insurance’s bond department. The presentation, entitled “The Surety’s Checklist upon the Default of its Principal,” involved practical guidance and advice regarding the handling of performance bond claims. It also involved a question and answer session with the claim professionals in attendance.
Joe Nilan and James Power recently appeared before the Minnesota Supreme Court in the case of Buskey, et al. v. American Legion Post #270. The case involves the notice required for a dram shop claim under the Minnesota Civil Damages Act. We previously prevailed on this issue in the district court and court of appeals, and were defending the judgment in favor of our client, the American Legion, at the Minnesota Supreme Court. A recording of the complete oral argument can be viewed at the following web address: http://www.mncourts.gov/SupremeCourt/OralArgumentWebcasts/ArgumentDetail.aspx?cn=A16-0216.
Joe’s argument begins at approximately the 26:20 mark.
Gregerson, Rosow, Johnson & Nilan is pleased to announce that Dan Ellerbrock has been elected a shareholder of the firm. Dan has a broad practice, providing advice and representation to individuals, businesses, cities, and insurers. Dan also has substantial experience litigating matters in both state and federal courts. Prior to joining the firm in 2012, Dan served as a law clerk for the Minnesota Supreme Court and the federal district court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Joshua Dorothy has been selected to serve a three-year term on the board of directors for the Hennepin County Bar Foundation. The Hennepin County Bar Foundation promotes equal access to justice by funding legal projects and agencies that support those in need throughout Hennepin County. For the year 2017, the foundation has provided more than $200,000 in grants and funding to Volunteer Lawyers Network and a diverse group of other community organizations.