Handling Civil Litigation for More Than 45 Years

James F. Dunn is licensed in the state courts of Minnesota and Wisconsin as well as the federal courts of Minnesota, Wisconsin (Western District), and North Dakota. He is admitted to practice before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. His practice has been limited to the specialties of civil litigation, including insurance litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Areas of Practice:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Personal Injury
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration

Bar Admissions:

  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court District of North Dakota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Certified Civil Trial Specialist, Minnesota State Bar Association, Civil Litigation Section
  • Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.), William
    Mitchell College of Law,
    Magna Cum Laude
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A),
    University of St. Thomas

Honors and Awards:

  • Listed in Leading American Attorneys
  • Listed in Leading Minnesota Attorneys
  • Super Lawyer, Minnesota Law & Politics
  • Top 100 Super Lawyers, Minnesota Law & Politics, 2000
  • Top 40 Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution Neutrals, 2002
  • Listed in Who’s Who in American Law

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Minnesota State Bar Association Member
  • Ramsey County Bar Association Member
  • American Bar Association Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Member
  • Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota Member
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates Diplomate


  • German


  • Rating – AV
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers