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About Me

I represent a diverse group of clients in probate and trust administration and litigation, estate planning, guardianships, conservatorships, commerical and residential real estate transactions and negotiations, mechanic's liens, general business law, litigation, motion, trial, appellate, mediation and arbitration practice.


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Practice Areas


  1. Probate: 40%
  2. Real Estate: 25%
  3. Estate Planning: 25%
  4. Business: 10%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Matthew Tyler Russell

    Gene has excellent knowledge of Estate Planning and Probate matters and was always responsive and diligent in his work. I would recommend Gene to family and friends without hesitation. Good guy.


    Matthew Russell Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Hitchcock Law Firm, PLLC

The Barrister Building
1465 Arcade Street
St Paul, MN, 55106-1723


MNAuthorized to practice199006/04/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2013 Readers' Choice Award for "Best Place for Legal Advice"Lillie Suburban Newspapers2013
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyHitchcock Law Firm, PLLC1996 - Present
Reference Staff AttorneyWest Publishing Co. / Thomson Corp.1994 - 1996
AttorneyMichael Klampe & Associates1992 - 1994
Law Clerk to Judges Lawrence Agerter and Casey J. ChristianMinnesota Third Judicial District1990 - 1992
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Care Options NetworkMember2011 - Present
Farnsworth Aerospace preK-8 SchoolSite Counsel Member2010 - Present
Ramsey County Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Olmsted County Bar AssociationMember1992 - 1994
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In Re Estate of Otto, 2007 WL 1412887, Minn.App., May 15, 2007N/A
In Re Estate of Aure, 2003 WL 887512, Minn.App., March 04, 2003 (NO. C5-02-1072)N/A
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Wartburg CollegePolitical Science and MathematicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1987
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
YMCA - New HopeEstate Planning for Seniors - The Essentials2013
Edina YMCAEstate Planning - The Essentials2013
Edina Realty Luncheon SeminarSale of Real Estate During a Probate Administration2013
Washing County Law Clerks and Law Library All Day CLEDad Left A Will, We Don't Need to go Through Probate Do We? An Overview of Minnesota Probate2009