Joshua London, Esq. is our Associate Attorney here at Brockton D. Hunter,
P.A. As a passionate advocate for individual rights, he is an excellent
addition to our firm. He graduated from the University of St. Thomas School
of Law where he received his Juris Doctor. The school was recently recognized
as the number one private law school in Minnesota according to the
News & World Report and number two in the nation for practical training according to
His background includes working as a Law Clerk at the firm, serving as
a certified student attorney with the Ramsey County Public Defender’s
Office in St. Paul, Minnesota, and was elected as President of The University
of St. Thomas’s Jewish Law Students Association.
He also served on the following teams:
- St. Thomas William E. McGee Civil Rights
- Evan A. Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court
During his last year at St. Thomas, he was given the Dean’s Award
for Trial Advocacy. One of his most notable achievements was the publication
of his article, “Why Are We Killing Veterans?” that can be
found in the University of St. Thomas Law Journal’s spring 2014 edition.
Mr. London currently serves as the Operations Officer of the Veterans Defense
Project, a non-profit organization that was founded to advocate for the
defense of military veterans who are faced with criminal charges. Here,
he played the role of editing and publishing the legal treatise,
The Attorney’s Guide to Defending Veterans in Criminal Court. This treatise is a guide to the science behind and the art of defending
combat veterans involved in the criminal justice system who have suffered
from the following disorders as a result of their service:
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Substance abuse
It brought together preeminent experts from a wide range of fields, such
as legal, medicine, social work, psychology, and psychiatry. It provides
the knowledge and tools needed to provide effective and vigorous representation
of veteran defendants.
Mr. London is also a member of the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense
Lawyers (MACDL) and was the President of MACDL’s New Lawyers Section.
As the president, he arranged a mentor system for new lawyers in the field
of criminal defense. He also hosts CLE events that bring in distinguished
speakers to further educate and inspire new lawyers.