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Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1971
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (8th Cir.), 1978
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1989

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association


  • University of Minnesota Law School, MN, 1971, J.D.
  • University of Notre Dame, IN, B.A. 1968

Practice Experience

Mr. Gehan practices in the areas of civil and criminal litigation, appeals, public sector labor law, professional responsibility and licensing.

As an Assistant Ramsey County Attorney from 1971 to 1976, Mr. Gehan handled felony prosecutions and real estate condemnation matters. He was the Metropolitan Area District Prosecutor in 1976 and 1977. He joined Collins, Buckley, Sauntry & Haugh in 1978.

Mr. Gehan is active in local and state bar activities. He served as President of the Ramsey County Bar Association in 1990-1991 and as President of the Minnesota State Bar Association in 1998-1999.

From 1986 – 1994 Mr. Gehan served on the St. Paul Charter Commission and was the President of that body from 1988-1994.

Mr. Gehan was a member of the State Board of Public Defense from 1981 to 1987 and a Supreme Court Appointee to the Minnesota Judicial Selections Commission from 1999 to 2005.

In 1997 and 1998, Mr. Gehan was appointed to serve as Special Master in the Minnesota tobacco litigation. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Gehan served as the Special Master in United States District Court in the case of Garcia, et al. v. The Metro Gang Strike Force, et al.