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Owatonna, MN Attorneys

Walbran & Furness, Chartered

Mark Moonan Walbran joined Walbran & Furness, Chartered in Owatonna, MN in 1974. He is a graduate of The University of Notre Dame (1971) and Creighton University Law School (1974) where he was a member of the Law Review. His practice areas include personal injury litigation, workers' compensation, social security, and municipal law. He has served on the Board of Governors of the Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association and the Minnesota State Bar Association and is past president of the Minnesota City Attorney's Association.

David K. Furness joined the firm in 1981. His primary areas of practice involve representing clients in workers' compensation claims and social security disability claims. Mr. Furness has successfully represented workers' compensation clients at the administrative hearing level, Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals and the Minnesota Supreme Court and assisted numerous clients in achieving substantial settlements of their claims. He has also successfully represented social security claimants at the hearing level, before the Appeals Council, and in the United States District Court.


     Mark Moonan Walbran
  • Admitted – 1974, Minnesota
  • Law School – Creighton University, J.D., 1974
  • College – St. John’s Preparatory and University of Notre Dame, B.A. 1971
  • Born – Owatonna, MN January 4, 1949
  • ISLN – 903011608

Mr. Walbran has recovered significant verdicts and negotiated substantial settlements on behalf of accident victims and their families. He has an 'AV, rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized as a Minnesota Super Lawyer by Minnesota Law and Politics.

     David K. Furness
  • Admitted – 1980, Minnesota
  • Law School – William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1979
  • College – University of Minnesota, B.A. 1975
  • Born – Minneapolis, MN April 3, 1953
  • ISLN – 902473407

Mr. Furness also practices in the areas of personal injury law and wills and probate. Mr. Furness received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota in 1975 and his Juris Doctorate from William Mitchell College of Law in 1979. He is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, Minnesota Association of Justice and past President of the Steele County Bar Association. Mr. Furness' community service includes being a Board Member of Steele County Transitional Housing (2003-2011); President Owatonna Soccer Association (1997-2005), Board Member Owatonna Soccer Association (1997-2011); Youth Soccer Coach (1988-2011).

Contact Walbran & Furness, Chartered today at 507-451-1173, or browse the website for more information about our legal services: workers' compensation, personal injury and social security disability.

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Legal Reference Links Include:

United States Supreme Court
U.S. District Court of Minnesota
Social Security Administration (SSA)

Minnesota Links:

Minnesota Court System
Minnesota Secretary of State
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
Minnesota Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals
Steele County
City of Owatonna

Contact Walbran & Furness, Chartered of Owatonna, MN

Walbran & Furness, Chartered

140 E Main St
PO Box 273
Owatonna, MN 55060
Phone: 507-451-1173
Fax: 507-451-8916

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