Paralegal John Gryzbek’s legal and academic experience includes authoring Minnesota Citizens Public Participation Act (anti-SLAPP (strategic litigation against public participation)), Minn. Stat. Chap. 554; clerking for U.S. District Court; prior adjunct professor at University of Minnesota Law School on appellate writing; Hamline University on civil discovery; authoring CLE courses on civil procedure and Minnesota’s Psychopathic Personality law; co-authoring a congressional report on affect of international trade agreement on oceanic resources;

John is also actively involved in the community and has been elected and served on Highland Park District Council, Saint Paul, Minnesota; appointed by Saint Paul School Board and chaired special task force on educational issues and appointed to Citizens Budget Review Committee; appointed by Saint Paul City Council to special task force to rewrite city planning code governing Mississippi River Critical Area; testified before U.S. Congress, Minnesota State legislature, and city councils on variety of topics including development, environmental, and constitutional issues.

He has also chaired the Sierra Club, North Star Chapter; Minnesota Clean Water Action as well as having served as a member of non-profit boards;

John is a graduate of Central Connecticut State College; Adelphi University, Vermont Law School, cum laude.