Attorney Andrew “Andy” Crowder Secures Outstanding Result for Pro Bono Client – Court Agrees 125-Year-Old Pardon Statute Is Unconstitutional

After successfully winning an appeal before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, Attorney Andrew “Andy” Crowder secured another victory for his pro bono client Amreya Shefa. On April 20, a Minnesota court concluded that Minnesota’s 125-year-old pardon statute is unconstitutional. “The unconstitutional statute made Minnesota the only state in the country that required a unanimous […]

BTI Consulting Group Names Blackwell Burke to Client Service A-Team for 2021

Blackwell Burke is proud to announce that it was named to the BTI Client Service A-Team for the fifth consecutive year. This honor is limited to an elite group of law firms who are recognized for delivering the absolute best levels of client service. BTI’s ranking is based on in-depth interviews from general counsel and […]

Blackwell and Gordon honored for work on state’s first ever posthumous pardon

Two Blackwell Burke P.A. attorneys were named 2020 Attorneys of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer magazine.  For the second year in a row, Blackwell Burke Founder and CEO Jerry W. Blackwell and Partner Corey L. Gordon were Circle of Excellence honorees and were featured on the magazine cover for their pro bono work on the […]

Partners Jerry W. Blackwell and Mary S. Young named BTI Client Service All-Stars

Two Blackwell Burke P.A. partners were recently named 2020 Client Service All-Stars by BTI Consulting Group. Firm Founder and Chairman Jerry W. Blackwell was one of nine attorneys named a 2020 Client Service Super All-Star, a designation given to attorneys who receive recognition from multiple General Counsel and legal decision makers. Partner Mary S. Young […]