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  1. Personal Injury: 20%
  2. Environmental: 20%
  3. Construction: 20%
  4. Litigation: 20%
  5. Maritime: 20%

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Bassford Remele

33 S Sixth St #3800
Minneapolis, MN, 55402-3707


WIGood Standing200103/24/2015
MOGood Standing, Active200101/08/2013
MNAuthorized to practice198707/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Minnesota Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Top 100 Minnesota Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Fred Kirschner Instructor Achievement AwardACA International, Inc2012
Top LawyerMinneapolis St. Paul Magazine2008
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2008
Super LawyerTwin Cities Business Monthly2008
Super LawyerTwin Cities Business Monthly2007
Top LawyerMinneapolis St. Paul Magazine2007
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2007
Top LawyerMinneapolis St. Paul Magazine2006
Super LawyerTwin Cities Business Monthly2006
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2006
Super LawyerTwin Cities Business Monthly2005
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2005
Top LawyerMinneapolis St. Paul Magazine2005
Super LawyerTwin Cities Business Monthly2004
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2004
Top LawyerMinneapolis St. Paul Magazine2004
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2003
Super LawyerTwin Cities Business Monthly2003
Top LawyerMinneapolis St. Paul Magazine2003
Top LawyerMinneapolis St. Paul Magazine2002
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2002
Foundation Fellow AwardACA International, Inc.2002
Super LawyerTwin Cities Business Monthly2002
Red Coat Award WinnerACA International, Inc2002
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2001
Best Personal Injury AttorneyMinnesota Journal of Law & Politics2001
Super LawyerTwin Cities Business Monthly2001
Top LawyerMinneapolis St. Paul Magazine2001
Super LawyerTwin Cities Business Monthly2000
Top LawyerMinneapolis St. Paul Magazine2000
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2000
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine1999
Top LawyerMinneapolis St. Paul Magazine1999
Super LawyerTwin Cities Business Monthly1999
Top LawyerMinneapolis St. Paul Magazine1998
Super LawyerTwin Cities Business Monthly1998
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota, Judicial Endorsement CommitteeMember2006 - Present
International Association of Defense CounselMember2003 - Present
Association of Defense Trial AttorneysMember2003 - Present
Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Technology CommitteeMember2000 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Maritime Law AssociationMember1997 - Present
Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Toxic Tort/Environmental Law CommitteeMember1990 - Present
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice SectionMember1987 - Present
American Bar Association, Natural Resources SectionMember1987 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember1987 - Present
Hennepin County Bar Association, Environmental Law CommitteeMember1987 - Present
Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Products Liability CommitteeChair1998 - 2000
Minnesota State Bar Association, Court Rules and Administration CommitteeMember1995 - 2000
Publication nameTitleDate
Minnesota Lawyers Mutual ViewMinnesota Underinsured Motorist Claims: Current Topics1999
MAP BulletinInvasion of Privacy Tort Rarely Applies to Debt Collection1999
MAP BulletinFDCPA Claims and Lawsuits: Beware of Bankruptcies1996
Minnesota DefenseContinuing Developments Regarding Insurance Coverage for Environmental Claims1994
Minnesota DefenseDevelopments in Products Liability Evidence1990
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Southern Illinois UniversityZoologyMA - Masters1983
University of MissouriFisheries & Wildlife ManagementBS - Bachelor of Science1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal Malpractice & Risk Management Annual ConferenceThe FDCPA and FCRA in Review2007
Housing Law in Minnesota SeminarFDCPA and FCRA2007
Hennepin County Bar AssociationFDCPA Tripwires: Where Are They and How Might You Avoid Them?2007
Collection Advisor Tech 2007 ConferenceWinning Collection Lawsuits: Nuts & Bolts2007
ACA International, Inc. U.S. Department of the Treasury SeminarFDCPA Facts, Fiction and Reality2007
ACA International, Inc. U.S. Department of the Treasury SeminarFDCPA Issues for Owners2007
ACA International, Inc. Annual ConventionFDCPA: Issues for Owners2006
ACA International, Inc. Annual ConventionDefending Class Actions2006