Thomas J. JoyceAssociate
33 S. Sixth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Assistant: Shelly Gilbert
- Minnesota 2019
State Bar Admissions
- Minnesota, 2019
Thomas is an associate in the firm’s Anti-Fraud Counseling and Litigation practice group. Prior to joining Meagher + Geer, he served as a law clerk at the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Thomas graduated summa cum laude from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in Political Science and Letters/Constitutional Studies and a minor in Spanish. He also was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.
Thomas received his J.D. with Honors from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where he graduated tenth in his class and earned admission into the Order of the Coif and the Order of Barristers. During law school, he served as an Articles Editor for the Oklahoma Law Review and authored a note that was selected for publication. Additionally, Thomas participated in the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition and the McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition. He was the recipient of the Judge Wayne Alley Writing Advocacy Award for best overall moot court brief, and a Best Brief Award for his 1L appellate brief.
Outside of the office, Thomas enjoys golfing, playing hockey, and reading.
- University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D., with honors, Order of the Coif, 2019
- University of Oklahoma, B.A., summa cum laude, 2016
- Law Clerk to the Honorable Denise D. Reilly, Jeanne M. Cochran, and Jeffrey M. Bryan, Minnesota Court of Appeals, August 2020 – August 2022
- Law Clerk to the Honorable Kevin G. Ross, Minnesota Court of Appeals, August 2019 – August 2020
- Judicial Extern to the Honorable Robert E. Bacharach, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, August – December 2018
- Minnesota State Bar Association
- Hennepin County Bar Association
- Ramsey County Bar Association
- Minnesota Supreme Court Historical Society
- Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), 2017-2019
- Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (SMRLS), 2017
- Published Note, Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 3, Spring 2019, Finding Prejudice from Lost ESI: An Analysis of Courts’ Standards Under Amended Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 37(e)