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May 10, 2018

Paul Dworak and Katie Bennett Featured in Attorney at Law

GBB’s Paul Dworak and Katie Bennett were featured in the 2018 Next Generation issue of Attorney at Law. They both became partners after five years of practice and, today, they are using their fighter’s mindset to tackle tough cases for their clients. Click here for the full article.    
April 16, 2018

GB&B Featured in Star Tribune Article for Minnesota Police Misconduct Payouts

The Star Tribune researched police misconduct payouts from 2007-2017. GB&B’s civil rights team handled 8 of the 11 more than million-dollar payouts over that time period. Further, the team is responsible for nearly half the total amount paid out by Minnesota cities and counties, which does not include another $20 […]
March 29, 2018

Star Tribune Discusses Potential Payout in Noor Shooting

Although the focus of Minnesota is currently on the murder and manslaughter charges against Officer Mohamed Noor, the Star Tribune on Tuesday posted an article discussing the likely outcome in a likely civil case, with Robert Bennett representing the family. The article discussed a couple earlier cases, including one Gaskins […]
January 31, 2018

Police K-9s Continue to Pose Problems for Law Enforcement

GBBS civil rights attorneys recently filed three federal lawsuits in the wake of the $2 million Frank Baker settlement. Baker settled with St. Paul in 2017 for what was the largest settlement the City has agreed to pay. Baker had been hospitalized for two weeks due to a police K-9 […]
January 29, 2018

Robert Bennett on HLN – Freeman convenes grand jury to get 35 Minneapolis police officers to cooperate in the Ruszczyk investigation

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman has convened a grand jury to gather evidence regarding Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor’s shooting of Justine Damond Ruszczyk. So far, 35 Minneapolis police officers have been subpoenaed to testify, including Matthew Harrity, Noor’s partner the night Justine was killed. GBBS’s Robert Bennett spoke with […]
January 27, 2018

Robert Bennett named Attorney of the Year

GBBS’s Robert Bennett was named a 2017 Attorney of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer for his work with the family of Philando Castile.  Castile was shot and killed by St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez on July 6, 2016.  Castile had been pulled over and informed Yanez that he had a […]
January 26, 2018

Robert Bennett featured on ABC Australia regarding Justine Damond Ruszczyk shooting

GBBS’s Robert Bennett was interviewed by ABC Australia regarding Minneapolis police officer Noor’s July 15, 2017 shooting of Justine Damond Ruszczyk.  The feature provides a glimpse into Justine’s life and the aftermath of Justine’s death.  The written portion can be found here and the 30 minute video can be viewed at Australian Story.
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 […]
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