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Barbara Jean D'Aquila

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Barbara Jean D'Aquila, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1980, United States District Court Minnesota 1980, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1981, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 2003, United States Tax Court 1982, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1995; Certified Public Accountant, Minnesota. Recipient Distinguished Service award American Heart Association, 1988.

Background

D'Aquila, Barbara Jean was born on August 2, 1955 in Virginia, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Carl Mario and Dolores (Mae) Cassagrande) D'A.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Notre Dame University, Indiana, 1977. Juris Doctor, University Minnesota, 1979.

Career

Audit accountant Arthur Andersen & Company, Minneapolis, summer 1977. Tax accountant Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Company, 1979-1980. Law clerk Minnesota Supreme Court, St. Paul, 1980-1981.

Associate Briggs & Morgan, 1981-1983. Shareholder/partner Hart, Bruner & O'Brien, P.A., Minneapolis, 1983-1991. Associate Moss & Barnett, A Professional Association, 1991-1993.

Partner Flynn, Gaskins & Bennett, Limited liability partnership, since 1993. Member United States District Court Minnesota federal practice committee, 1985-1990. Member Lawyers Trust Accountant Board Supreme Court Minnesota, 1993-1900, chair 1995-1900, Bar Admissions Advisory Council for Board Law Examiners, since 1995.

Member advisory committee on rules of civil procedure Minnesota Supreme Court, since 1998. Co-chair Master of Science in Business Administration committee on legal education and bar admissions, since 1999. Rule 14 qualified neutral Minnesota Supreme Court, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Bar: Minnesota 1980, United States District Court Minnesota 1980, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1981, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 2003, United States Tax Court 1982, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1995. Certified Public Accountant, Minnesota.

Membership

Great Plains regional representative American Heart Association, 1989-1991, chairman board, Minneapolis, 1987-1988, first vice chairman, 1986-1987, treasurer, 1984-1986. Secretary chairman United Way Minneapolis, 1989-1991. Board directors University Minnesota Law School, 1991-1998.

Fellow College Labor and Employment Lawyers. Member American Bar Association (Equal Employment Opportunity committee, labor and employment section, since 1992), Minnesota Bar Association (labor and employment law section since 1989, tort and insurance section 2001^), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, swimming, travel, reading, arts.

Connections

father:
Carl Mario D'A.

mother:
Dolores (Mae) Cassagrande) D'A.