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Cass S. Weil was the only lawyer in Minnesota certified as both a Bussines and Consumer Bankruptcy Law Specialist by the American Board of Certification.


He represented businesses, financial institutions and individuals in matters related to creditors remedies, business and debt restructuring and bankruptcy.   Mr. Weil has significant experience in bankruptcy related litigation, including preference defense and prosecution, disharge litigation and bringing and defending claims involving fraud.


Mr. Weil retired from the practice of law effective December 31,2013.  He no longer represents clients.


Practice areas

  1. Chapter 11: 40%
    36 years, 100 cases
  2. Mediation: 20%
    16 years, 40 cases
  3. Litigation: 15%
    36 years, 500 cases
  4. Debt Collection: 10%
    36 years, 2 thousand cases
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 



Hourly ($455/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • John Daniel Lamey III

    I endorse this lawyer. Cass is the best of the best!


    John Lamey Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kenneth Lee LaBore

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Weil is a well respected and knowledgeable attorney


    Kenneth LaBore Nursing home abuse and neglect Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

90 S 7th St
4800 Wells Fargo Center
Minneapolis, MN, 55402-3903

90 S Seventh St #4800
Minneapolis, MN, 55402-4129



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerThomson Reuters Super Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Super LawyerJournal of Law and Politics2010
Super LawyerJournal of Law and Politics2009
Super LawyerJournal of Law and Politics2008
Super LawyerJournal of Law and Politics2007
Super LawyerJournal of Law and Politics2006
Super LawyerJournal of Law and Politics2005
Super LawyerJournal of Law and Politics2004
Super LawyerJournal of Law and Politics2003
Super LawyerJournal of Law and Politics2002
Leading American Attorney- MinnesotaAmerican Research Corporation2001
Super LawyerJournal of Law and Politics2001
Leading American AttorneyAmerican Research Corporation2000
Super LawyerJournal of Law and Politics1999
Super LawyerJournal of Law and Politics1998
BiographeeWho's Who in American Law -Marquis 1989 to 20081989
ChairMSBA Bankruptcy Section1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderMoss & Barnett1994 - Present
PartnerO'Connor & Hannan1991 - 1994
ShareholderPeterson, Fram & Bergman1983 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Turnaround Management AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember1984 - Present
Commercial Law League of America, Bankruptcy SectionMember1984 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
Hennepin County Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
MSBA Bankruptcy SectionChair1989 - 1989
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Norwest Bank Nebraska, N.A. v. TvetenClient got discharge after conf. of Ch 11 Plan
Panuska v. JohnsonClient received discharge
Soler v. US. (In re Soler)Over $200,000 in student loans discharged
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Bankruptcy Institute Commercial Fraud Task Force NewsletterPractical Tips for Obtaining Bankruptcy Trustee Action On Undervalued, Omitted or Concealed Assets2008
Minnesota Legal Forms Bankruptcy ManualBook1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1980
State University of New York, Stony BrookN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Bankruptcy Reform 2006Changes Affecting Creditors and Their Counsel, Bankruptcy Reform - 20062006