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Anthony Smith Named 2020 Super Lawyer – Alexander Jadin, Tim Johnson & Finn Jacobsen Named 2020 Rising Stars

2022-03-01T10:49:40-06:00

Minnesota Super Lawyer and Rising Star awards were published Monday, July 20th. Four of Smith Jadin Johnsons Attorneys made the list.  Anthony T. Smith – Anthony (“Tony”) T. Smith has been representing property owners for most of his career. Tony’s practice focuses on the diverse legal needs of common interest communities. He regularly advises condominium and townhome associations on all…

Anthony Smith Named 2020 Super Lawyer – Alexander Jadin, Tim Johnson & Finn Jacobsen Named 2020 Rising Stars2022-03-01T10:49:40-06:00

SJJ ATTORNEY BRAD HAMMOND BRINGS HOME A TRIAL WIN

2022-03-01T11:49:55-06:00

In a very aggressive move, Auto-Owners Insurance sued its own policyholder in an attempt to avoid making payment on an appraisal award. When the claim began, Auto-Owners found wind damage to the policyholders’ commercial buildings in Wisconsin.  Then it hired an “expert” who said that the wind damage was man-made and denied the claim.  When the policyholders invoked appraisal to…

SJJ ATTORNEY BRAD HAMMOND BRINGS HOME A TRIAL WIN2022-03-01T11:49:55-06:00

During this Uncertain Time of COVID-19

2022-03-01T11:36:28-06:00

Dear Clients and Friends, During this uncertain time of COVID-19, the health and well-being of our team members, clients, and their families is of the utmost importance to us. As details of this outbreak continue to develop, we want to make you aware of the measures we are taking. First and foremost, Smith Jadin Johnson, PLLC (the “Firm”) wants to…

During this Uncertain Time of COVID-192022-03-01T11:36:28-06:00

SJJ Prevails again at the Minnesota Supreme Court!

2022-03-01T11:48:30-06:00

In Oliver v. State Farm Fire and Cas. Ins. Co., a case recently decided by the Minnesota Supreme Court, SJJ attorneys Alex Jadin and Tim Johnson brought home another big win for insurance policyholders. In the Oliver case, an insurance company (State Farm Fire and Casualty Insurance Company) sought to avoid its obligation to pay interest rightfully owed to a…

SJJ Prevails again at the Minnesota Supreme Court!2022-03-01T11:48:30-06:00

Smith Jadin Johnson Secures another Victory for Insureds at the Minnesota Court of Appeals

2022-03-22T10:28:16-05:00

SJJ attorneys Alex Jadin, Tim Johnson, and Jeff Woltjen won a major case at the Minnesota Court of Appeals yet again securing a policyholder’s right to interest on an insurance appraisal award. A fire caused significant damage to Sheila and William Oliver’s home in Edina, Minnesota. They promptly submitted a claim to a claim under their homeowner’s policy with State…

Smith Jadin Johnson Secures another Victory for Insureds at the Minnesota Court of Appeals2022-03-22T10:28:16-05:00

Partner Chris Drake Receives Great Decision in Connection with an Insurance Bad Faith Claim

2018-10-05T05:00:00-05:00

SJJ attorney Chris Drake recently received a great decision from the Colorado Federal Court in connection with an insurance bad faith claim where the insurance company was trying to move the case from State to Federal court. The case was originally filed in state court and later removed by the insurance carrier to federal court. Following the removal, Chris amended…

Partner Chris Drake Receives Great Decision in Connection with an Insurance Bad Faith Claim2018-10-05T05:00:00-05:00

SJJ Welcomes Chris Drake to our Colorado Office

2018-08-06T05:00:00-05:00

would like to welcome Chris Drake to the firm. Chris is an experienced litigator with years of experience in construction, insurance, and community association law. Chris has won several significant cases representing both individuals and business owners in construction and insurance disputes. His experience and leadership are sure to be a great asset to the firm and its clients. Welcome…

SJJ Welcomes Chris Drake to our Colorado Office2018-08-06T05:00:00-05:00

SJJ Expands to Colorado

2018-08-01T05:00:00-05:00

is proud to announce that today it opened a second office location in Colorado.  SJJ has served Colorado clients from its Minnesota location for the past few years, but will now have an office just a few minutes north of Denver.  We will continue to serve our Colorado clients in our primary practice areas of insurance law, construction law, and…

SJJ Expands to Colorado2018-08-01T05:00:00-05:00

SJJ Changes Iowa Insurance Law

2022-03-24T07:17:49-05:00

SJJ attorney Tim Johnson recently won a huge case at the Iowa Supreme Court in Walnut Creek v. Depositors that will allow policyholders to have their disputed insurance claims resolved outside of court through the quicker and less expensive insurance appraisal process. The Walnut Creek case started as a disputed insurance claim.  The insurance company claimed that hail had not damaged the…

SJJ Changes Iowa Insurance Law2022-03-24T07:17:49-05:00