EricksonJ_LowRes_03Location: Roseville, Minnesota
Phone: 651-223-4999
Fax: 651-223-4987

Mr. Gaughan enjoys a diverse law practice that allows him to assist individuals, businesses, and local governments through a wide range of legal issues. Mr. Gaughan represents individuals in employment-related disputes, with particular expertise in the area of invasion of privacy law. Mr. Gaughan also represents individuals and businesses in a variety of premises liability and personal injury matters.

In addition, Mr. Gaughan serves as a City Attorney for several Ramsey County municipalities in both the civil counsel and criminal prosecution contexts. Mr. Gaughan graduated cum laude from Hamline University School of Law in 2002. He has been routinely recognized as a SuperLawyers “Rising Star.”

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Municipal Civil
  • Municipal Criminal
  • Labor and Employment
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability

EDUCATION

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis – B.A., 1998
  • Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota – J.D. cum laude – 2002

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Minnesota, 2002
  • United States District Court of Minnesota, 2002

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • SuperLawyers Rising Star: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMEBERSHIPS

  • Minnesota Association for Justice, Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association – Minnesota Chapter, Member
  • Ramsey County Bar Association

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

  • Eric M. Madson v. Minneapolis Police Department, City of Minneapolis, A10-897 (Minn. Aug. 25, 2010).
  • State v. Aaron Matthew Brown, 2007 WL 3257179 (Minn.App. Nov. 6, 2007).
  • State v. John Michael Malinak, 2006 WL 1601737 (Minn.App. June 13, 2006).
  • State v. Patrick Lawrence Saxton, 2005 WL 3527295 (Minn.App. Dec. 27, 2005).
  • Kopet, et al. v. General Mills, Inc., 2005 WL 1021651 (Minn.App. May 3, 2005).
  • Rouillard v. Potter, 2003 WL 21026814 (D.Minn. May 5, 2003).
  • Bodah, et al., v. Lakeville Motor Express, Inc., 649 N.W.2d 859 (Minn.App. 2002), rev’d, 663 N.W.2d 550 (Minn. 2003).