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Jevon C. Bindman

Associate

3300 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402-4140

Bar Admissions

Minnesota, 2014
U.S. District Court
  • Minnesota, 2015
U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Eighth Circuit, 2017

Leadership & Community

  • Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committee: Rules of Evidence 2017-2020
  • St. Paul Chamber Orchestra: Governing Member
  • Roseville Arts Council: Executive Council 2017-2019; Board of Directors 2017-2019
  • American Bar Association: Forum on Construction Law
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Law Library Appeals Clinic: Volunteer since 2018
  • Legal Access Point Clinic: Pro Bono Attorney Volunteer since 2015
  • ABA Death Penalty Representation Project: Pro Bono Attorney Volunteer
  • Minnesota Chorale: Member 2017-present
  • Shir Tikvah Synagogue: Music Leader 2014-2016

Overview

Jevon Bindman focuses his work on construction and appellate litigation as well as government and internal investigations. He has significant experience in all stages of pre-trial civil litigation, including leveraging written discovery and deposition testimony to improve settlement position, and drafting successful dispositive motions to avoid trial risks. Jevon also has trial practice experience, having taken complex construction matters to jury verdict. Before joining Maslon, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable G. Barry Anderson of the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Jevon earned his law degree from William Mitchell College of Law, where he graduated number one in his class. He also served as editor-in-chief of the William Mitchell Law Review and prosecuted petty offenses on behalf of the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Minnesota. Jevon received undergraduate and graduate degrees in music from Cornell University and Michigan State University, and he spent four years as a public school choir teacher.

Experience

  • In re American Medical Systems, Inc., MDL No. 2325 (S.D. W. Va.). With a small team of Maslon litigators, defended consolidated federal court actions alleging multiple tort theories against American Medical Systems related to female mesh products.
  • Counsel for top national structural engineering firm for its work on the new Minnesota Vikings Stadium.
  • Counsel for major pharmaceutical company in lawsuit alleging failure to warn of adverse effects of over-the-counter medication.

Pro Bono:

  • Successfully argued for the reversal of a pro bono client's criminal conviction in the Court of Appeals on the basis that evidence was obtained in violation of the client's constitutional rights.
  • Ex parte Armstrong (Tex. Crim. App. 2017). Member of team of Maslon lawyers serving as pro bono counsel for Douglas Tyrone Armstrong, a Texas death row inmate convicted of capital murder in 2006. The team successfully secured the vacation of Armstrong's death sentence by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

Honors

Light of Justice Award, Texas Defender Service, 2018

North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2015-2017 (North Star Lawyer is a designation that recognizes members who provide 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services in a calendar year.)

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