Jason Gustafson Attorney
Jason is a graduate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law whose practice is presently focused on disability rights, class-actions, and criminal defense. Prior to joining the firm, Jason worked for one of the largest personal injury firms in Minnesota.
While in law school, Jason participated in The American Indian Law Clinic and was an integral part of a team that was instrumental in research and drafting the NCAI Yakama 9th Circuit Amicus brief in Confederated Tribes & Bands of Yakama Nation v. Yakima County, 963 F.3d 982 (9th Cir. 2020) and also worked extensively on projects related to the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians v. Bayfield County, Wisconsin, 432 F. Supp. 3d 889 (W.D. Wis. 2020) and Washington State Dep’t of Licensing v. Cougar Den, Inc., 139 S. Ct. 1000 (2019) matters.
Jason also worked for the Great Northern Innocence Project Clinic, which involved the review of numerous cases in which incarcerated individuals claimed innocence. Jason continues in striving to help and protect others along with the rights afforded to them and is particularly proud of the work he is currently doing in the area of disability rights.
Some of the awards Jason has received include:
* Phi Alpha Delta Mock Trial Team – Team Captain – 1L year
* Federal Bar Association – Student Chapter – Vice President
* America Indian Law Clinic – 3 Semesters
* Great Northern Innocence Project Clinic – 2 Semesters
Lawyers of Distinction – Disability Rights