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June 1, 2017

Robert Bennett, Andrew Noel and Katie Bennett Obtain $1.75 Million Settlement for Federal Civil Rights Action stemming from Hwy 212 Shooting

Robert Bennett, Andrew Noel and Katie Bennett recently settled a federal civil rights action brought on behalf of the next of kin of Dawn Marie Pfister, who was shot and killed by Defendant Brady Juell of the Chaska Police Department on Highway 212 in Eden Prairie, MN on February 7, […]
May 31, 2017

Recent Police Misconduct Settlement by Robert Bennett, Andrew Noel and Katie Bennett Marks Largest in St. Paul’s History

Robert Bennett, Andrew Noel and Katie Bennett recently settled the federal civil rights action stemming from Frank Baker’s encounter with St. Paul Police officers on June 24, 2016.  Video footage of the incident shows Baker being viciously attacked by St. Paul Police officer Ficcadenti’s police K9 and kicked three times in […]
December 30, 2016

Steve Gaskins, Andrew Birrell and Timothy Schupp Featured in Super Lawyers Business Edition

The Super Lawyers Business Edition features the nation’s top attorneys in business practice areas.  To qualify for inclusion in this nationwide directory, the attorneys must have demonstrated excellence in practice areas useful to business, as well as having been selected to a 2016 or 2017 Super Lawyers list.  Three of […]
December 8, 2016

Robert Bennett and Paul Dworak Named Minnesota Lawyer’s 2016 Attorneys of the Year

Members of the Reid Sagehorn Litigation Team, including GBBS partners Robert Bennett and Paul Dworak, along with Joe Friedberg and Ron Rosenbaum, were chosen as 2016 Attorneys of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer.  Sagehorn, a former honor student and two-sport varsity captain who was suspended, expelled, and forced to withdraw […]
November 7, 2016

St. Paul Police Chief Apologizes to GBBS Client Attacked by K9 and Kicked by Officer

Video footage that was recently released depicts Frank Baker’s disturbing June 24, 2016 encounter with St. Paul Police officers.  In the video, Baker is viciously attacked by St. Paul Police officer Ficcadenti’s police K9 and kicked three times in the ribs by officer Palkowitsch, while he was trying to comply […]
November 2, 2016

GBBS Partner Andrew Noel called on to discuss Jamar Clark shooting

The Minneapolis Police Department recently concluded its internal investigation into the November 15, 2015 shooting death of Jamar Clark by MPD officers Riggenberg and Schwarze.  The result: neither officer will be disciplined.  As Andrew Noel stated in an interview with KSTP, the conclusion is not that surprising given that a […]
November 2, 2016

Robert Bennett of GBBS presents at Congressional Briefing

Washington, D.C.:  On November 1, 2016, Robert Bennett of GBBS presented at a Congressional Briefing, where he discussed police brutality and excessive force.  He noted the importance of video evidence in such instances, as it has helped increase public awareness on these topics.  Further, video evidence has been beneficial in […]
September 15, 2016

Robert Bennett, Andrew Noel and Katie Bennett Settle Federal Civil Rights Action for $1.45 Million

Robert Bennett, Andrew Noel and Katie Bennett recently settled a federal civil rights action brought on behalf of the next of kin of Kyle Allan Baxter-Jensen, who committed suicide at the Stearns County Jail in December of 2010.  Kyle was a mentally ill man who was incarcerated at the Stearns […]
September 15, 2016

Seven GBBS Attorneys Recognized as “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” 2016

GBBS is pleased to announce that the following attorneys have been selected as “Super Lawyers” for 2016:  Steve Gaskins, Robert Bennett, Andrew Birrell, Timothy Schupp and Andrew Noel.  Additionally, GBBS attorneys Ryan Vettleson and Katie Bennett have been listed as “Rising Stars” for 2016. Super Lawyers, a Thompson Reuters business, […]
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