William G. Jungbauer (St. Paul, Minnesota)
William G. Jungbauer (St. Paul, Minnesota)

William G. Jungbauer

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AV Preeminent

Licensed for 41 years

Serving St. Paul, MN (view address)

William G. Jungbauer

Serving St. Paul, MN (view address)

About William G. Jungbauer

Jungbauer is the President and Senior Partner of the law firm of Yaeger & Jungbauer Barristers, PLC. (YJB). This law firm is the ONLY Plaintiff’s FELA Law firm in the USA to be recognized by U.S. News and World Reports as in its First Tier of law firms on a National basis in 2010-2013, every year of such law firm rankings. YJB has represented Railroad workers since 1929.PERSONAL INFORMATIONYaeger & Jungbauer Barristers, PLC (YJB) has always supported the rights of working men and women and supported various rail labor organizations in education and training of members and officers and substantially supported labor endorsed candidates for federal and state offices in many different states. YJB law firm has… Read more
Jungbauer is the President and Senior Partner of the law firm of Yaeger & Jungbauer Barristers, PLC. (YJB). This law firm is the ONLY Plaintiff’s FELA Law firm in the USA to be recognized by U.S. News and World Reports as in its First Tier of law firms on a National basis in 2010-2013, every year of such law firm rankings. YJB has represented Railroad workers since 1929.PERSONAL INFORMATIONYaeger & Jungbauer Barristers, PLC (YJB) has always supported the rights of working men and women and supported various rail labor organizations in education and training of members and officers and substantially supported labor endorsed candidates for federal and state offices in many different states. YJB law firm has been affiliated with rail labor and FELA representation of rail workers for over 80 years.Jungbauer was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union while working at American Can Company in St. Paul, MN in the early 1970's (now Sheet Metal Worker’s Local 10); Jungbauer’s father in law was a Sheet Metal Worker. Bill and Janet have been married for 34 years. Jungbauer is one of eleven children, and has a brother Lou who is also a partner and lawyer in the Yaeger & Jungbauer Barristers, PLC law firm.Jungbauer is President and senior partner of Yaeger & Jungbauer Barristers, PLC. He has worked at the firm since April, 1978.ETHICS: Bill Jungbauer has been a national leader in promoting Lawyer compliance with all codes of ethics and ethical behavior in all Union Officer-Union Lawyer contacts. Jungbauer helped introduce and enforce ethical codes for DLC lawyers. He stood up to unethical conduct and even resigned from several important positions with a major union to stop or deter unethical behavior.Jungbauer as National Chairman of ARLA first contacted and met with US Dept of Labor OLMS leaders to discuss rules and regulations for lawyers and union officers to help make sure that all involved understood and complied with such rules and regulations.Jungbauer continues to fight for full and complete compliance with all Rules and Regulations enforcing ethical conduct for lawyers representing union members including Designated Legal Counsel programs and to encourage labor unions to adopt and enforce adequate compliance programs to stop corruption of labor organizations by lawyers and other employers doing business with union leaders and labor organizations.Jungbauer has fought for and continues to work to convince organizations such as ARLA and union DLC programs to adopt and enforce compliance programs as required by laws and regulations for the purpose of eliminating corruption.EMPLOYMENT & RECOGNITIONS:- President and Senior Partner of Yaeger & Jungbauer Barristers, PLC; employee/attorney/partner of firm 1977-Present.- Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist by National Board of Trial Advocacy since 1993 and Minnesota State Bar Association since 1990.- Listed in Best Lawyers of America; Railroad Law Section every year the publication has recognized field of Railroad Law. Firm recognition: YJB has more lawyers listed as Best Lawyers in America in Railroad Law than any FELA firm in USA.- Jungbauer has been awarded the highest possible peer review lawyer rating-preeminent by Martindale Hubbell -National Lawyer Rating Service - 5.0 out of Possible 5.0 Rating- Recognized as a "Super Lawyer" in State of Minnesota.- Past National Chairman, Board Member and current member of Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys (ARLA). Jungbauer has supported Rail Labor political candidates through ARLA. Frequent ARLA lecturer on Rail Law topics.- Past National Chairman and current member of Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Railroad Law Section, now known as AAJ, American Association for Justice.- Senior Trial Attorney, practicing with firm that has been in existence since 1929 practicing in the field of railroad litigation, personal injury, and wrongful death litigation- Past National Chairman of Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Designated Legal Counsel, (BLE- DLC) and Chairman of BLET DLC Ethics Compliance Committee !Resigned as Chairman of Ethics compliance committee in protest of improper/illegal activity. Independent Govt investigation of such activity eventually led to conviction and imprisonment of national union president- Resigned as BLET DLC rather than sign document that could have required illegal obstruction of justice by requiring DLC Lawyers to tip off union officials of government corruption investigations during Govt. investigation of BLET and its DLC system. BLET members injured on the job now directed to ARLA list of attorneys; lawyers representing BLET injured workers are no longer forced to sign illegal document.

- Elected United States Electoral College for State of Minnesota, 1972; Youngest member of Electoral College in U.S. History at age 19

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Yaeger & Jungbauer Barristers, PLC

Areas of Law

  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • FELA (Federal Employer's Liability Act)
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Railroad Accidents

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Legal Community Activity & Contributions

  • Yaeger, Jungbauer & Barczak has once again been named to the top tier of law firms nationally by U.S. News and World Report in the field of Railroad Law. No other plaintiff’s railroad law firm in the country made the top tier list of law firms nationally. YJB has six lawyers listed in the publication […]

  • How Does FELA Protect Injured Railroad Workers?

    Sep, 21 2011 | Railroad Accidents

    While some railroad workers can receive protection under the workers compensation laws of their particular state, in cases where the negligent actions or failures of an employer cause an injury, the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) allows injured railroad company workers to file personal injury lawsuits against their employers in federal or state court. FELA […]


Credentials

Position

Senior Partner

Admission Details

Admitted in 1978, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
1990, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
1979, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
1992, U.S. District Court, District of Montana
1993, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
1999, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
1989, Supreme Court, State of Wisconsin
1980, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
1994, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
1999, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
1978, Minnesota
1993, Montana
1993, Colorado
1981, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended
University of Minnesota

Class of 1978
J.D.

University Attended

Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland
Rotary International Scholar

St. Mary's College
Class of 1975
B.A.
summa cum laude

Associations & Memberships
Hennepin County, Minnesota State and American Bar Associations
State Bar of Wisconsin
State Bar of Montana
American Board of Trial Advocates
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Chairman 1992-1993, Vice Chairman 1991-1992 and Secretary 1990-1991, Railroad Law Section)
Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association
National College of Advocacy (Advocate).
Certifications
( Civil Trial Specialist Certified by the Civil Litigation Section, Minnesota State Bar Association )


Attorney FAQs

What year was this attorney first admitted to the bar?
William G. Jungbauer was admitted in 1978 to the state of Minnesota.
Is this attorney admitted to the bar in more than one state?
Yes, William G. Jungbauer is admitted to practice in Colorado, Minnesota and Montana.
How many attorneys are in this law firm?
Yaeger & Jungbauer Barristers, PLC has 14 attorneys at this location.
What law school did this attorney attend?
William G. Jungbauer attended University of Minnesota.
What year was this attorney's law firm established?
Yaeger & Jungbauer Barristers, PLC was established in 1930.

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