Susan Bowden Gunst

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Bowden Cyr PLLC
 | 7825 3rd Street North, Suite 204
St. Paul, MN 55128
Phone: 651-288-2844
Fax: 651-731-5496
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005 - 2006, 2008, 2010
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

As a compassionate attorney with a sense of empathy for suffering clients and their families, Susan Bowden takes on difficult personal injury cases to ensure victims receive the compensation they deserve. Ms. Bowden is part of the caring team at Bowden Cyr PLLC and helps clients by focusing on personal injury issues involving car crashes, animal attacks, wrongful death, medical malpractice and no-fault/underinsured/uninsured motorist claims.  Whether mediating a case outside the courtroom or litigating before a judge or jury, Ms. Bowden is committed to making sure parties are held accountable for the actions that led to the suffering of others.

An impressive education formed the cornerstone of Ms. Bowden's career. After graduating cum laude from Minnesota State University Moorhead in 1995, she received her Juris Doctor from William Mitchell College of Law, graduating cum laude in 1998. She is admitted to practice law in the state of Minnesota and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

Ms. Bowden is an active member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Minnesota Association for Justice. She also served as president of Legal Assistance of Washington County. Her experience has given her various opportunities to share her skills with others in her field. She has lectured on personal injury issues for the Minnesota Chiropractic Association and the Minnesota Association for Justice.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2006, 2008, 2010

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About Susan Bowden Gunst

Admitted: 1998, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: www.bowdencyr.com/ramsey-county-attorneys/susan-bowden/

Honors/Awards:

  • Selected as a Minnesota Super Lawyer, 2014 - 2017
  • Named Super Lawyer “Rising Star” by Minnesota Law and Politics: 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010
  • Cum Laude, William Mitchell College of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Legal Assistance to Washington County Board- President
  • Business Networking International-Partners in Networking
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • Minnesota Association for Justice f/k/a Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Legal Assistance of Washington County, Past Board Member/Past President
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1999
  • Minnesota, 1998

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Post-trial set offs, Guest Speaker, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association
  • Post-trial set offs, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association
  • Trial Conduct, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association
  • Trial Conduct, Guest Speaker, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association - 2005
  • No-Fault Arbitrations, Guest Speaker, Minnesota Chiropractic Association - 2000-2006
  • Dram Shop update, Guest Speaker, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Annual Convention - August 2006
  • No-Fault Arbitrations, Minnesota Chiropractic Association, 2000 - 2006
  • Dram Shop update, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Annual Convention, - 2006
  • Dram Shop Seminar (Challenging the Liability Limits), Guest Speaker, Minnesota Association for Justice - 2007
  • Dram Shop Seminar (Challenging the Liability Limits), Minnesota Association for Justice, - 2007
  • No-Fault seminar (Presentation of the Case at Arbitration), Guest Speaker, Minnesota Association for Justice - October 2008
  • No-Fault seminar (Presentation of the Case at Arbitration), Minnesota Association for Justice, - 2008
  • Discovery of Client Media, Minnesota Association for Justice, - 2010
  • Discovery of Client Media, Guest Speaker, Minnesota Association for Justice, Winter Convention - February 2010
  • Future Medical Expenses, Speaker, Minnesota Association for Justice, Summer Convention - 2013
  • Future Medical Expenses, Guest Speaker, Minnesota Association for Justice, November 2013
  • Auto Injury Litigation Boot Camp for Paralegals, NBI, Inc., July 20, 2016
  • Auto Injury Claims from Start to Finish for Paralegals, NBI, Inc., January 18, 2017
  • "The Use of a 'Memorandum of Understanding' in a Multi-Party Claim," MTLA, Spring 2004

Representative Clients:

  • Economy Premier Assurance Company v. Hansen, A11-183,, Minn. App. Aug. 15, 2011
  • Clark v. Peterson, 741 N.W.2d 136, Minn.App. 2007
  • Bieloh v. First Nat'l. Ins. Services, 2006 WL 2129763, Minn.App., August 01, 2006, NO. A05-1749
  • Brett v. Watts, 2001 WL 267486, Minn.App., March 20, 2001, NO. CX-00-1791
  • Brett v. Watts, 601 N.W.2d 199, Minn.App.1999

Educational Background:

  • Moorhead State University, Moorhead, Minnesota, B.S.in Marketing, Cum Laude, 1995

Industry Groups

  • Automobile Accidents
  • Truck & Motorcycle Accidents / Dog Bites / Slip & Fall Accidents / Wrongful Death
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Office Location for Susan Bowden Gunst

7825 3rd Street North
Suite 204
St. Paul, MN 55128

Phone: 651-288-2844

Fax: 651-731-5496

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Last Updated: 1/17/2019

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