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Bryan Huffman

Adjunct Faculty, Assistant General Counsel, St. Paul Public Schools
J.D., University of St. Thomas School of Law
M.A., University of St. Thomas
B.S., Austin Peavy State University

Bryan, originally from Tennessee, attended Austin Peay in Nashville.  After earning a B.S. in Corporate Communications in 2008, he moved to Minnesota to attend the University of St. Thomas where he graduated in 2011 with a law degree and a master's in public policy.  He joined the Minnesota Attorney General's Office in December 2011 where he spent three years representing the state agencies that license and regulate healthcare professionals.  His primary clients were the Minnesota Boards of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Physical Therapy.  He litigated a number of administrative cases, negotiated settlements, and advised agencies on day-to-day operations and legal compliance.  He also prosecuted multiple consumer fraud cases.


Bryan has been with Saint Paul Public Schools since January 2015 where he serves as an Assistant General Counsel.  In this role, he advises district administrators on a number of issues related to compliance, employee investigations and discipline, and policy development.  He also drafts settlement agreements to resolve employee disputes, review data sharing/privacy agreements, and liability waivers.  In addition, he teaches in the writing and representation program at Mitchell Hamline and will begin teaching in the University of St. Thomas School of Law mentor program this fall.


Bryan lives in St. Paul and in his free time he enjoy sports, working out, and generally staying active.  In the near future, he would like to become more involved in government policy development on a state and local level, with aspirations to work on the national level.


J-Term 2019 Courses

J-Term 2019 Courses
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Spring 2019 Courses

Spring 2019 Courses
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LAWS 933 - 07 Mentor Externship II See Details * *

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Course Registration Number:

22732 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours


Bryan D. Huffman

Mentor Externship II is a year-long seminar course taken in fall and spring semester of the 3L year. The seminar integrates the student’s mentor fieldwork with small group coursework that reinforces the development of a trusted mentor relationship, core competencies and expectations of the profession, and other key relationships lawyers must manage. The course also incorporates individualized guidance to assist each student in his or her self-directed professional development journey.

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MSL 2421230-132513 Feb '19
MSL 2421230-132520 Mar '19

Summer 2019 Courses

Summer 2019 Courses
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