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Stan Hill is an experienced trial lawyer with more than 25 years of experience.  He has tried more than 30 jury trials and 50 court trials, arbitrated over 200 claims, and mediated over 100 cases.

Stan is a Civil Trial Specialist, certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the Minnesota State Bar Association.  He is a Minnesota Supreme Court qualified arbitrator and mediator and has arbitrated and mediated hundreds of cases.  Stan is an elected member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, an elite organization of accomplished trial lawyers, in recognition of his courtroom skill, reputation and jury trial experience.  He is a perennial Super Lawyer as listed by Minnesota Law & Politics/Super LawyersMPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine, andTwin Cities Business.  He has also been named a Top 40 ADR Minnesota Super Lawyer and was selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America.

Stan is licensed to practice in Minnesota and Wisconsin.  He focuses his practice on litigation with an emphasis on real estate disputes, and is a frequent lecturer on those topics.  He authored an article “Adventures in Home Arbitration” for Minnesota Law & Politics.


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 20%
  2. Ethics: 20%
  3. Contracts: 20%
  4. Construction: 20%
  5. Litigation: 20%

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Contact info

Bassford Remele

33 S 6th St # 3800
Minneapolis, MN, 55402-3707


MNAuthorized to practice198606/15/2016
WIGood Standing198403/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2007
Top 40 ADR Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2006
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2006
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2005
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2004
Top 40 Real Estate and Environmental/Land Use Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2004
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2003
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2002
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2001
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2000
Certified Civil Trial SpecialistNational Board of Trial AdvocacyN/A
Certified Civil Trial SpecialistMinnesota State Bar AssociationN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Wisconsin State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Hennepin County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
Minnesota Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Minnesota Law & PoliticsAdventures in Home Arbitration2006
National Business InstituteProving Damages Caused by Mold Infestation in Minnesota2005
Minnesota Practice SeriesReal Estate Brokers and Related Professionals2003
Defense Research InstituteThe Sick House Case - Arbitration vs. Litigation1999
Minnesota CLEReal Estate Broker Liability1990
Minnesota Real Estate Law and PracticeReal Estate BrokersN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolN/AN/A1984
University of MinnesotaBiologyBS - Bachelor of Science1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Southeast Minnesota Association of RealtorsAvoiding Problems in Real Estate Transactions2006
Rochester Area Association of RealtorsThe 3 Ds of Due Diligence for Real Estate Agent E&O2006
Realtors Association of Southern MinnesotaThe 3 Ds of Due Diligence for Real Estate Agent E&O2006
New Arbitrator TrainingHome Buyers', Home Sellers' and Realtors' Rights and Remedies in Arbitration2006
CPCU Society SymposiumLegal Considerations in Dealing with Mold2006
Minnesota State Bar AssociationConstruction Defect Claims — The Defendants Perspective2005
Minnesota State Bar AssociationGeneral Overview of Mold Litigation and the Future of Mold Claims2005
8 th Annual ADR InstituteMarketing Your Mediation Practice2005