• 12.06.19

    Blackwell Burke proudly sponsors the MABL Foundation Scholarship Gala

    With a theme of “Keep moving forward,” the 2019 MABL Foundation Scholarship Gala honored five students from Mitchell Hamline School of Law and the University of St. Thomas School of Law. The students demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and a deep commitment to addressing issues that impact the black community. In addition to the scholarship recipients, John Choi, the first Korean-American chief prosecutor in the United States was honored with the MABL Profiles in Courage Award for his innovative approach to progressive justice reform. Choi’s courageous decisions include deciding to charge the officer involved in the shooting of Philando Castile and…
  • 10.30.19

    Blackwell Burke team walks to help end breast cancer

    At Blackwell Burke we care about our community and strive to give our time, money, and talent in ways both large and small. We are passionate about supporting non-profit organizations that make a difference in our community and in the world. Our team participated in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Mall of America. The group, consisting of employees and their family members, walked to unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors, raise money to fund life-saving breast cancer research, patient services and education and to raise awareness about steps people can take…
  • 10.17.19

    Jerry Blackwell Honored for Work on MN Commission on Judicial Selection

    Congratulations to Jerry W. Blackwell and the members of the Minnesota Commission on Judicial Selection appointed under Mark Dayton on being honored in the 3rd annual Minnesota Lawyer Diversity & Inclusion Awards. The Commission on Judicial Selection solicits and evaluates judicial candidates and makes recommendations to the Governor for appointment.  Under Mark Dayton the Commission increased the diversity of the Minnesota bench. As stated in an interview with KARE-11 on increasing diversity in the courtroom Blackwell said, “It’s important in a system of justice that the judges that get appointed reflect the ethnic, cultural, and gender diversity of our state…
  • 09.09.19

    Blackwell Burke P.A. is proud to announce continued sponsorship of VLN’s annual Riverfront Celebration.

    Blackwell Burke P.A. is proud to announce continued sponsorship of VLN’s annual Riverfront Celebration. The September 12th “Partners in Justice” event is devoted to providing pro bono legal services to individuals with low-incomes.
  • 08.09.19

    Blackwell Burke Defeats One of Nation’s Largest MDLs – More than 5,000 Cases Dismissed

    Blackwell Burke won a landmark victory for 3M Company in the federal Bair HuggerTM Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) securing the dismissal of one of the ten largest MDLs in the country. The MDL court dismissed the more than 5,000 cases against 3M after it entered summary judgment for 3M and granted the firm’s motion to exclude the opinions of the plaintiffs’ experts.  Measured by the number of cases dismissed, the firm’s summary judgment win represents one of the largest-impact defense wins in history. “From the beginning, our strategy has been to keep the focus on the science,” said Firm CEO and…
  • 08.05.19

    Blackwell Burke P.A. Attorneys Selected Among Minnesota Monthly’s Best Lawyers

    Blackwell Burke P.A. founding partner, CEO and chairman, Jerry W. Blackwell, partner, Corey L. Gordon, and partner Benjamin W. Hulse have been selected among Minnesota’s Best Lawyers by Minnesota Monthly Magazine. Jerry W. Blackwell serves as national and trial counsel for several major corporations and has litigated in federal and state courts in 47 states and internationally. He is an experienced trial lawyer with nationwide experience defending class actions, toxic tort, commercial disputes, products liability, and other high stakes complex cases. Mr. Blackwell has numerous winning jury verdicts and favorable settlements to his credit. He is a frequent presenter on…

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