Paula M. Jossart
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Personal Injury Attorney

Paula M. Jossart

Union Designated Attorney

A serious injury can greatly affect someone’s life – immediately and sometimes for their entire lifetime. Paula Jossart is an experienced personal injury and railroad-injury attorney recognized for her record of success in actions against railroads and insurance companies. She has achieved multiple seven and eight figure verdicts in her career including a recent $24 million judgment against the BNSF.  In 2015, she achieved three million-dollar plus verdicts for victims with personal injury claims in Hennepin County (Minneapolis, MN). She also attained one of Minnesota’s larger personal injury verdicts ─ totaling more than $12.5 million ─  for a man burned by steam from a boiler on which he was working.

Paula Jossart has over 25 years of proven success in the courtroom obtaining justice for clients injured in vehicle accidentsslip and fall injuriestoxic exposure caseswhistleblower claims and wrongful death cases.  You can rest assured knowing you have someone in your corner fighting for you.

A fearless advocate for her clients, Paula Jossart has represented persons in personal injury and FELA (Federal Employees’ Litigation Act) cases in Minnesota and states across the country, including Arizona, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington and Wisconsin. She served as lead counsel for injured victims in the nation’s largest anhydrous ammonia spill and has worked on many other large chemical exposure cases.

Choosing the right personal injury attorney for your important life matter can make a significant difference in the outcome. Paula Jossart encourages potential clients to do their own research before hiring an attorney. Ask about the attorney’s actual courtroom and trial experience. Ask about the results that are being advertised on their website. Who achieved the results? What did the result actually mean for the client? Does the attorney put clients first? Or, does the attorney have a record of urging most clients to settle out of court?

Paula Jossart is a union designated attorney, a tenacious fighter, and a caring and compassionate client advocate. Respected by her peers, she was honored as a Minnesota Attorney of the Year, Outstanding Trial Lawyer by the Minnesota Association of Justice, a Rising Star by Minnesota Law & Politics numerous times, and named one of the Top Young Lawyers. She is a member of the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys and the Minnesota Association of Justice.

Honors & Awards

  • “Power List”, Minnesota Lawyer
  • Top Women Attorney, Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine
  • Super Lawyers®, 2019-2021
  • Minnesota Attorney of the Year, Minnesota Lawyer
  • Outstanding Trial Lawyer, Minnesota Association of Justice

Listen to Paula’s Interview on the Great Trials Podcast

How Jossart Law Has Helped