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Susan Bowden Gunst - Oakdale, MN

7825 3rd Street NorthSuite 204 Oakdale, MN 55128

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Updated: 06/29/2023

Oakdale Wrongful Death Lawyer

Overview

Susan Bowden Gunst has spent her entire career forcing insurance companies to treat people like they say they do in commercials. She has helped injured people recover medical expenses, wage loss and other damages incurred as a result of car accidents, dog attacks, liquor liability, falls and other injuries as a result of someone else's wrongdoing.

Susan has also helped families that are suffering with the loss of a loved one by holding the negligent party accountable...

About Susan Bowden Gunst

Practice Areas

  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury
  • No-Fault/Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist
  • Premises Liability
  • Liquor Liability
  • Dog Attacks

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1999

Other Affiliations

  • Renew Hope, Board (Organization that provides resources to survivors of sex-trafficking) (Current Board President)
  • Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Minnesota State Bar Association (Member)
  • Legal Assistance of Washington County (Past Board Member/Past President)
  • Minnesota Association for Justice f/k/a Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1998
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Honors: cum laude
  • Moorhead State University, Moorhead, Minnesota, 1995
    B.S., Bachelor of Science
    Honors: cum laude
    Major: Marketing

Past Positions

  • Hauer, Fargione & Love, Law Clerk, 1997
  • Babcock, Lacher, Neilson & Manella, Anoka, MN, Law Clerk, 1996 - 1998
  • Crabtree Law Firm, P.A., Stillwater, MN, Attorney, 1998 - 2006
  • McCullough, Bowden & Cyr, P.A., St. Paul, MN, Partner, 2006 - 2009

Classes and Seminars

  • National Business Institute, 30 Mistakes to Avoid When Negotiating Insurance Claims, Guest Speaker, NBI, Inc., December 2019
  • National Business Institute, Auto Injury Claims for Paralegals, Guest Speaker, NBI, Inc., September 2019
  • National Business Institute, Auto Injury Litigation Boot Camp for Paralegals, Guest Speaker, NBI, Inc., May 2019
  • National Business Institute, Auto Injury Claims From Start to Finish for Paralegals, Guest Speaker, NBI, Inc., December 2018
  • Auto Injury Claims from Start to Finish for Paralegals, NBI, Inc., - January 18, 2017
  • Auto Injury Litigation Boot Camp for Paralegals, NBI, Inc., - July 20, 2016
  • Future Medical Expenses, Guest Speaker, Minnesota Association for Justice, November 2013
  • Future Medical Expenses, Speaker, Minnesota Association for Justice, Summer Convention - 2013
  • Discovery of Client Media, Guest Speaker, Minnesota Association for Justice, Winter Convention - February 2010
  • No-Fault seminar (Presentation of the Case at Arbitration), Guest Speaker, Minnesota Association for Justice - October 2008
  • Dram Shop Seminar (Challenging the Liability Limits), Guest Speaker, Minnesota Association for Justice - 2007
  • Dram Shop update, Guest Speaker, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Annual Convention - August 2006
  • No-Fault Arbitrations, Guest Speaker, Minnesota Chiropractic Association - 2000-2006
  • Trial Conduct, Guest Speaker, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association - 2005
  • Post-trial set offs, Guest Speaker, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Susan Bowden Gunst

Included on the 2023 Minnesota list


Past Lists

  • 2022 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Minnesota Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Susan Bowden Gunst on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Selected as a Minnesota Super Lawyer, 2014 - 2022
  • Named Super Lawyer “Rising Star” by Minnesota Law and Politics: 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010
  • In 2005, 2006, 2008, and 2010 she was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers (only 2.5% of all attorneys practicing less than 10 years or under 40 years of age receive this honor)
  • She has been named to a Minnesota Super Lawyers list 12 times in here career (no more than 5% of attorneys are selected annually)
  • In 2016 she was also named to the top 50 Women in Minnesota Super Lawyers List

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Office Information

Address

7825 3rd Street NorthSuite 204 Oakdale, MN 55128

Fax

  • 651-731-5496

Publication

Articles

  • "The Use of a "Memorandum of Understanding" in a Multi-Party Claim", Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Spring, 2004

Representative Cases

  • Brett v. Watts, 601 N.W.2d 199 (Minn.App.1999)
  • Brett v. Watts, 2001 WL 267486, Minn.App., March 20, 2001 (NO. CX-00-1791)
  • Bieloh v. First Nat'l. Ins. Services, 2006 WL 2129763, Minn.App., August 01, 2006 (NO. A05-1749)
  • Clark v. Peterson, 741 N.W.2d 136 (Minn.App. 2007)
  • Economy Premier Assurance Company v. Hansen, A11-183, (Minn. App. Aug. 15, 2011)

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