Brent Tunis, attorney at Lommen Abdo Law Firm

Brenton M. Tunis

Areas of Practice: Shareholder/Owner Disputes; Commercial Litigation; Construction Litigation; Property Tax Assessment Appeals; Estates, Trusts & Probate; Premises Liability; Insurance Defense Litigation: Personal; Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist Claims

Office Location: Hudson, Wisconsin / Minneapolis, Minnesota

Phone: 715.381.7113 / Email: btunis@lommen.com

Brenton M. Tunis / Biography

Brent concentrates his practice on insurance defense, personal injury, corporate litigation, and appellate practice.

He earned his B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Iowa in 2012, with distinction, and a minor in political science, also with distinction. He was a managing editor of the Indiana Law Journal and received several honors at law school. Brent played trumpet in the University of Iowa’s premier Jazz ensemble, the Johnson County Landmark while studying at Iowa, and received a scholarship for the study of Trumpet Performance.

He’s been very involved in his communities including serving on the board of directors of the Rochester Symphony, serving as President of the Third District Bar Association, mentoring and being a big brother to the Boys and Girls Club and has been active in the Minnesota State Bar Association.

Brent has been recognized as a North Star Lawyer by the Minnesota State Bar Association for providing pro bono legal services to low-income individuals.

Brent and his dog, Izzy, have relocated from Rochester to Woodbury. Brent is an avid Iowa football fan and enjoys traveling to Iowa City for home games.

Leadership + Activities

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Iowa Bar Association
  • Iowa Defense Counsel Association
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • North Dakota Collaborative Divorce
  • Volunteer Lawyers Network
  • Pro Bono Lawyer, ProJustice MN 2018 to present
  • Pro Bono Lawyer, Volunteer Lawyers Project, 2015 to 2017

Presentations

  • Young Entrepreneurs Academy, 2016 to 2017

Published Articles

  • “Reducing Your Client’s Medical Expense Exposure,” For the Defense by DRI, February 2021
  • “What Businesses Should Know About Covid Waivers,” Hudson Neighbors magazine, September 2020

Education

  • University of Iowa, B.B.A., with distinction, 2012
  • Indiana University Mauer School of Law, J.D., 2015

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2017
  • Wisconsin, 2019
  • Iowa, 2015
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2018

News + Articles

What Businesses Should Know About COVID Waivers

What Businesses Should Know About COVID Waivers

How Wisconsin courts and juries will approach lawsuits over exposure to COVID-19 is currently unknown. What does seem certain is that these lawsuits will occur. With COVID-19 cases ramping up across most of Wisconsin recently, businesses, organizations, and event...