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.

Selected 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:

  • 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.

 

Professional Activities

American Bar Association: Forum on Construction Law
Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
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

Pro Bono Activities

Minnesota State Law Library Appeals Clinic: Volunteer since 2018
Legal Access Point Clinic: Volunteer since 2015
ABA Pro Bono Death Penalty Representation: Ex parte Armstrong (Tex. Crim. App. 2017)

Community Involvement

Minnesota Chorale: Member 2017-present
Shir Tikvah Synagogue: Music Leader 2014-2016

Recognition

North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2015-2016 (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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Bar Admissions
Minnesota, 2014
U.S. District Court
  • Minnesota, 2015
U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Eighth Circuit, 2017
Education
William Mitchell College of Law
J.D., summa cum laude, 2014
Michigan State University
Master of Music, 2007
Cornell University
B.A., cum laude 2005
Honors: Cornell Tradition Fellowship
Major: Music
Notable

JEVON SUCCESSFULLY REPRESENTED PRO BONO CLIENT TO SECURE VACATION OF DEATH SENTENCE AFTER 10 YEARS ON DEATH ROW IN TEXAS. HE ALSO SERVES ON THE MINNESOTA SUPREME COURT RULES OF EVIDENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND IS RECOGNIZED AS A 2016 NORTH STAR LAWYER BY THE MINNESOTA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION.

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