2550 University Ave W
St. Paul, MN 55114
Justin Brunner helps railroad employees assert their rights under FELA, FSAA, and LIA. Justin also works zealously for anyone else who contacts YJB after suffering a personal injury or the wrongful death of a next-of-kin.
Before Justin joined YJB, he gained extensive legal and litigation experience. Justin worked for the Institute for Science, Law & Technology at the Illinois Institute of Technology and Chicago-Kent College of Law. Justin interned at the Chicago Environmental Law Clinic. He also interned at the Office of Regional Counsel for Region 5 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Justin volunteered in Chicago for the Center for Access to Justice & Technology Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center. He has volunteered in Minnesota for the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, the Sierra Club North Star Chapter, and the Scott County Attorney’s Office. Most recently, Justin was appointed to serve as the judicial law clerk for the Honorable Michele A. Davis, Wright County District Court Judge, and he held that position for a year and half before joining YJB.
Justin grew up in central Illinois near Decatur in a union family. He moved to southern Illinois for college, and he relocated to Chicago for law school. Justin moved to the Minneapolis area in 2008, and he has lived there ever since.
Areas of Practice:
Federal Employer’s Liability Act (FELA) – Employee Railroad Injury Accidents Federal Safety Appliance Act (FSAA) – Plaintiff Locomotive Inspection Act (LIA) – Plaintiff Personal Injury – Plaintiff Wrongful Death – Plaintiff
State of Minnesota, 2008
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL - Juris Doctor with Honors, 2008 - Certificate in Environmental and Energy Law, 2008 - Visiting Student at University of Minnesota Law School, 2008
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL - Bachelor of Science in Zoology, 2004
Julie A. Burger & Justin Brunner, A Court’s Dilemma: When Patents Conflict with Public Health, 12 VA.J.L. & TECH. 7 (2007), http://www.vjolt.net/vol12/issue4/v12i4_a1 Burger.pdf.