Walbran & Furness Law Firm in Owatonna, MN

Walbran & Furness, Chartered

Mark Moonan Walbran joined the firm in 1974. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (B.A., 1971) and Creighton University Law School (J.D., 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. He also serves as the City Attorney for the City of Owatonna.

Mark 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 joined the firm in 1981. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota (B.A., 1975) and William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., 1979). His primary areas of practice involve representing clients in workers' compensation claims, personal injury 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.

David Furness also practices in the areas of wills and probate. 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-present); Youth Soccer Coach (1988-present).


Mark Moonan Walbran

  • Admitted – 1974
  • 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
  • IBSLN – 90301160

David K. Furness

  • Admitted – 1980
  • Law School – William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1979
  • College – University of Minnesota, B. A. 1975
  • Born – Minneapolis, MN April 3, 1953
  • ISLN – 902493407


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140 E Main St,
Owatonna MN 55060
Telephone: 507-451-1173
Email: ljanke@walbranfurnesslaw.com

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Our law firm is available to assist you Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Our office is closed on the weekends.
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