Aplin & Ringsmuth

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Joan Hallock

Joan G. Hallock has been of counsel to Aplin & Ringsmuth, LLC since 2014 and is located in St. Paul, Minnesota. Hallock is a former Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Judge and has been practicing in the area of workers’ compensation for 30 years. She earned her J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law. She also holds an M.S. in Sport Management from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, and a B.S. in Social Education from Boston University. She is licensed in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. In addition to litigation, she mediates exclusively in the area of workers’ compensation. She also serves as an arbitrator for the Minnesota Union Construction Workers’ Compensation Program.

Bar Admissions & Licenses:

  • Minnesota, 1985
  • Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota Rules of Practice, 2004
  • Wisconsin, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association
  • Conflict Resolution Minnesota


  • B.S., Boston University, School of Education, 1977
  • M.S., University of Massachusetts, Eisenberg School of Management, 1979
  • J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, 1985

Past Employment:

  • Partner, Insurance Defense Firm, St. Paul, MN
  • Workers’ Compensation Judge, State of Minnesota, Office of Administrative Hearings
  • In-house counsel, Insurance Company, Eagan, MN
  • Law Clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judges, U.S. District Court, Minneapolis, MN

Birth Information:

Hibbing, Minnesota

Joan Hallock