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Attorney Vincent J. Moccio

Vincent J. Moccio

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Practice Areas

  • Product Failure
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Failures
  • Civil Rights

Education

  • Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana
    • J.D. - 1987
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Indiana University
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science

Classes & Seminars

  • Faculty Presenter, Advanced Expert Witness Deposition Tactics in Minnesota, National Business Institute (NBI, Inc.), Minneapolis, MN, 2004
  • Faculty Presenter, Section 1983 Strip Search Class Actions, The National Crime Victim Bar Association 2004 National Conference, Washington D.C., 2004
  • Faculty Presenter, Minnesota’s Three General Consumer Fraud Statutes (and Minnesota Tobacco Case), MILE Seminar on Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Bloomington, MN, 1998

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Trial Lawyers Care, Inc., ATLA, Volunteer Attorney
  • The Advocates for Human Rights, Volunteer Attorney
  • Roscoe Pound Institute

Published Works

  • Restraint Chairs Cause Unnecessary Pain, Injury and Even Death, June 9, 2006
  • Unconstitutional Police Department Strip Search Practices May Be Widespread, November 1, 2005
  • Advanced Expert Witness Deposition Tactics in Minnesota, National Business Institute (NBI, Inc.), Minneapolis, MN, 2004
  • Fourth Amendment Rights of Pre-trial, Pre-and Post-Arraignment Detainees, The National Crime Victim Bar Association 2004 National Conference, Washington D.C., 2004
  • Proposed Rules for Low Cost Litigation
  • Consumer Safety Alert: Child-Play Fires Caused by Non-Child-Resistant Utility Lighters, February, 2002
  • The Future of Products Liability in America, 27 William Mitchell Law Review 850, 2000

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Minnesota Association for Justice (formerly Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association)
  • American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
  • Minnesota Justice Foundation
  • Committee on Judicial Independence, ATLA, 2002 to 2005
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, Board of Directors
  • Pearl Improvement and Recreation Council, Board of Directors
  • The National Crime Victim Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin

Honors

  • Recipient of the "Larry Trattler Public Justice Enhancement Award," Public Justice
  • Recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Minnesota Law & Politics in 2003 and 2005 through 2019
  • Received the 1998 Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association’s "Member of the Year" award as part of the Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. Tobacco Litigation Team.
  • Received certificates of appreciation from Trial Lawyers Care, Inc.

Representative Cases

  • Charbonneau v. Boeringer Ingelheim Pharm., Inc. and Pfizer, Inc.
  • Zwayer v. Boeringer Ingelheim Phar., Inc. and Pfizer, Inc.
  • Blihovde v. St. Croix County (219 F.R.D. 607 D.C Wis. 2003)
  • Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Reinsurance Association et al. v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
  • Deluna v. Mower County, 2019 WL 3937747, ---F.3rd --- (8th Cir. 2019)
  • Brault v. Acceptance Indem. Ins. Co., 538 N.W.2d 144 (Minn. Ct. App. 1995)
  • Jarvis & Sons v. Intern. Marine. 768 N.W.2d 365 (Minn. Ct. App. 2009)
  • Harris v. Wickum, 2018 WL 3716370 (Minn. Ct. App. 2018)
  • Calcago v. Emery, 2012 WL 1813389 (Minn. Ct. App. 2012)
  • Zwaschka v. Carney, 2011 WL 2519135 (Minn. Ct. App. 2011)
  • Black v. Rimmer, 700 N.W.2d 521 (Minn. Ct. App. 2005)
  • DiRico v. Restart, Inc., 2004 WL 772094 (Minn. Ct. App. 2004)
  • Denman v. Gans, 607 N.W.2d 788 (Minn. Ct. App. 2000)
  • Rivard v. City of St. Paul, 1995 WL 238921 (Minn. Ct. App. 1995)
  • Pieper v. Tri-State Machinery Co., 1993 WL 183960 (Minn. Ct. App. 1993)
  • Hoglund v. Herrmann, 1993 WL 120663 (Minn. Ct. App. 1993)