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Jonathan D. Gallop

Of Counsel, 2001

Year Joined Firm: 1981

Litigation Progress


Jonathan Gallop has been a licensed Minnesota attorney since 1981. He is “of counsel” with Milavetz Injury Law, P.A., having retired from the practice in 2001. While no longer involved in the day-to-day operations of the firm, he is very proud of the practice he helped to build. Mr. Gallop is a frequent arbitrator and mediator, and is a college business law instructor. He teaches undergraduate level courses such as “Legal Environment of Business,” “Business Ethics” and “The Law of Marketing and Advertising” in the M.N.S.C.U. system. Mr. Gallop also presents seminars on Employment Law and Sexual Harassment Prevention to businesses throughout Minnesota. Mr. Gallop dedicates his spare time to coaching baseball.

Attorneys at Milavetz Injury Law, P.A., are rated* AV by the respected, nationwide Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. The ratings are developed by obtaining confidential opinions from lawyer adversaries and judges before whom the lawyer has appeared. Ability rating categories are A, B, C, and no rating. An “A” rating is the “very high to preeminent” category, the highest rating possible. It signifies that the lawyer has reached the heights of professional excellence, recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. The “V” rating is the highest for adherence to ethical standards, reliability and diligence.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Areas Of Practice

  • Personal Injury – Plaintiff
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Family Law
  • Bankruptcy

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1981
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1985


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D. – 1981
  • Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa
    • B.A. – 1978
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Published Works

  • Suicide or School Quax Magazine, Spring, 1978

Classes & Seminars

  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Business Ethics
  • Employment Law Seminars
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention Seminars
  • College Business Law Instructor, Present
  • The Law of Marketing and Advertising’ in the M.N.S.C.U. system


  • Norseman Neckwear
  • Two Rivers Physical Therapy
  • Gene Snyder, President, Snyder Brothers
  • Lakehead Interviewing Services Association, Attn: Lisa

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Journalism Student, Broadcasting, Drake University
  • Past host of “Ask The Lawyer Radio”, KSTP Radio
  • Host and Field Reporter, “Good Company”. KSTP TV, Channel 5
  • Regularly honored as a Superlawyer before his retirement

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kappa Tau Alpha, Journalism Honor Society
  • American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator, 1988 to Present


  • Pi Kappa Alpha
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