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Craig William Trepanier

Employment and labor Attorney at Minneapolis, MN

5.0   10 reviews

About Craig

Learn Craig’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Employment and labor
    50%
    Minnesota Employment Attorney: Advice, counseling, and litigation in labor and employment law matters, including employment contracts, consulting agreements, non-compete agreements, employee handbooks, termination advice, severance agreements, unpaid wages, unpaid commissions, EEOC charges, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblowing, wrongful termination, defamation, drug and alcohol testing

    28 years

  2. Commercial real estate
    30%
    Minnesota Commercial Litigation Attorney: Commercial litigation and business litigation, including breach of contract, fraud, misrepresentation, sales representatives disputes, unfair competition, breach of non-competition agreements, breach of fiduciary duty, misappropriation of trade secrets, tortious interference, TRO and injunction cases, shareholder disputes in closely held corporations, unpaid wages, unpaid commissions, trademark infringement litigation, copyright infringement litigation

    28 years

  3. Business
    10%
    Minnesota Business Attorney: General business law, including contract drafting and review, business start-ups, incorporating in Minnesota, business acquisitions, asset purchase agreements, real estate leases, franchise agreements, sales rep agreements, purchase orders, UCC, warranties, general business advice, dispute resolution with customers, suppliers, and vendors

    28 years

  4. Corporate and incorporation
    10%
    Minnesota Corporate Attorney: General corporate work, including incorporating in Minnesota, entity formation, incorporation, LLC formation, trademark registration, copyright registration, shareholder agreements, business partnership agreements, buy-sell agreements, stock purchase agreements, corporate resolutions, asset purchase agreements, commercial real estate, collections, replevin, business disputes

    28 years

I grew up in the Twin Cities, attended the University of Minnesota Law School and graduated magna cum laude in 1994.  Since then, I began practicing law in Minneapolis.

 

I began my career at Popham Haik Schnobrich & Kaufman Ltd. and later joined Hinshaw & Culbertson, both national law firms.

 

In December 2001, I formed my own law firm, Trepanier Law Office, in St. Paul, Minnesota. In October 2003, I formed Trepanier & MacGillis P.A. with Jim MacGillis and moved the office to Minneapolis. In November 2013 Jim and I welcomed Bryan R. Battina as a new shareholder and renamed the firm Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A.

 

My partners and I are proud of the law firm we have built and welcome the opportunity to discuss your legal situation, whether you are corporate in-house counsel, a business owner, within the management group of your company, the HR Director, or a business executive looking for legal advice regarding a business or employment law situation. 

 

We handle all aspects of corporate law, business law, incorporating in Minnesota, LLCs, commercial litigation, business litigation, employment law, employment litigation, shareholder rights litigation, non-compete agreements, trade secrets law, and sales rep law. 

 

Our firm is conveniently located in downtown Minneapolis in the historic Flour Exchange Building adjacent to the federal courthouse, two blocks from the Hennepin County Government Center, and close to many government agencies.

 

Several parking ramps are within one block and our office has easy access to most freeways (35W, 94, 394).

 

We serve as local litigation counsel to attorneys outside of the State of Minnesota. 

 

For new clients, we offer an initial two (2) hour consultation for the flat fee of $500.  We welcome the opportunity to discuss your legal issue. 

 

Sincerely,

Craig W. Trepanier

 

Minnesota Corporate Attorney

Minnesota Business Attorney

Minnesota Commercial Litigation Attorney

Minnesota Business Litigation Attorney

Minnesota Shareholder Rights Attorney

Minnesota Employment Attorney

Minnesota Non-compete Attorney

Minnesota Trade Secrets Attorney

Minnesota Sales Representative Lawyer

Minnesota FMLA Attorney

Minnesota Drug Testing Attorney

Minnesota Discrimination Attorney

Minnesota Wrongful Termination Attorney

Minnesota Separation Agreement Attorney

Minnesota Severance Agreement Attorney

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Licensed for 28 years
State MN
Status Authorized to Practice
Acquired 1994
Updated 10/29/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A.
8000 Flour Exchange Building
310 Fourth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN, 55415

Reviews

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Posted by Paul | May 30, 2012
Choice of law - California versus Minnesota - Pending Lawsuit
I am an independent contractor - commissioned sales rep - and wanted advice about choice of law and where would be the best location to file a lawsuit for unpaid commissions. Craig helped me by analyzing my potential claim and the applicabilty of Minnesota laws to my case. Specifically, he addressed the Minnesota Termination of Sales Representatives Act and Minnesota Statutes 181.145 as it might apply to a contractor not located in or having territory including Minnesota (the company not paying commissions is located in MN). He was able to boild down a stack of paperwork to the most important details in a very short period of time. Craig was honest, clear, puctual and truly had my best interests in mind during our meetings. The entire staff, especially Kelly Fiege, were very helpful and supportive. I recommend Craig for any contract or commision related dispute that a person may have.
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Posted by barbara | May 12, 2012
a cut above
I am a medical device salesperson in New York facing issues surrounding termination of employment by a Minnesota company, negotiating a severance package, and modifying restrictions under a non-compete agreement. Craig is a true professional with his realistic advise and take charge attitude..
Posted by Chris | April 2, 2012
Calling Craig Trepanier Was A Great Decision
I consider calling Craig Trepanier to represent me to be one of the best decisions I have made. Craig Trepanier and Mike McCain completely immersed themselves in the intricacies of my case and worked tirelessly to achieve a favorable outcome. They were sensitive to the fact that I had limited resources available with which to defend myself, and always gave candid, sound advice about how best to use those resources. In the course of my legal case I quickly learned that there is a huge range in the quality of representation provided by different employment law firms. I absolutely recommend Trepanier & MacGillis to anyone involved in an employment law dispute.
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Posted by Paula | October 10, 2011
General Business Law Services
Craig takes the time to understand our business issues. Then he efficiently and effectively completes the work using the best mix of resources within his firm. He is a great strategist/thinking partner. I especially value that he understands we are a small business and cannot spend tens of thousands of dollars on legal fees.
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Posted by Rob | February 17, 2011
Outstanding Non-Compete Lawyer
I am a regional sales professional and used Mr. Trepanier to represent me in a non-compete dispute. Not only was he extremely responsive, he knew exactly what needed to be done to resolve my case. I will definitely use his services again if needed.
Posted by Patrick | November 3, 2010
Great corporate lawyer
I'm a business owner and run several tech/software companies. I've used Craig as my corporate lawyer for many years to incorporate in Minnesota, draft shareholder and partnership agreements, write contracts, draft website disclaimers and licenses, and handle any business disputes. I've been very happy with the work, and the prices are fair. The attorneys at the firm seem sharp and provide good service.
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Posted by Mike | May 11, 2010
Review Craig William Trepanier
As the President of a growing Minnesota-based IT consulting company, I have needed to hire legal counsel from time to time. Craig Trepanier has helped us with a variety of matters involving corporate documents, shareholder buyout agreements, customer agreements, non-compete agreements, and employment-law matters. We have been happy with the quality, service, and value that we have received. I would recommend Craig as the corporate attorney for other growing businesses.
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Posted by John | May 11, 2010
President
As the President of a Minnesota-based IT consulting company, it is has been my pleasure to work with Craig Trepanier on my company's employment law concerns. Craig's guidance and support have been stellar and have kept me from making costly mistakes. I have enjoyed working with Craig over the years. He is one of the few attorneys I know that I can call at 6:00 p.m. and he will pick up the phone. This is very important when dealing with employment law issues such as employment contracts, non-compete agreements, employee handbooks, and employment termination situations. I would highly recommend Craig Trepanier to any client like mine who needs guidance and support in Minnesota employment and business law. I feel confident in Craig's advice with the knowledge you Craig has considered the best option for me. John Stadler President Synergy Information Services Inc.
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Posted by Greg | March 14, 2010
Outstanding Representation for Non-Compete & Trade Secret Issues
I would highly recommend Craig Trepanier to potential clients. He provided outstanding, balanced, professional support to our company during some very trying times. His experience relative to non-compete and trade secret issues was extremely valuable, and he provided our company with a unique advantage as we worked through a host of legal challenges and issues. He dealt very effectively with a wide range of problems, personalities and legal technicalities, and he also demonstrated his ability to negotiate very effectively, on our behalf, with the other parties. His performance both inside and outside the courtroom was very impressive, and we were grateful to have him on our side. His professional expertise and comprehensive knowledge of the law allowed us to resolve all outstanding issues and reach a favorable settlement for our company.
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Posted by Frank | March 11, 2010
Great Lawyer
Worked very hard on my case, went above and beyond to get results.
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 300-325 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Co-Founder, President, and Attorney
  • Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A.
  • 2013 - Present
  • Co-Founder, President and Attorney
  • Trepanier & MacGillis P.A.
  • 2003 - 2013
  • Founder and Attorney
  • Trepanier Law Office
  • 2001 - 2003
  • Associate Attorney
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson
  • 1997 - 2001
  • Associate Attorney
  • Popham Haik Schnobrich & Kaufman
  • 1994 - 1997
  • Law Clerk
  • University of Minnesota Hospital Counsel's Office
  • 1992 - 1993
  • Law Clerk
  • Grossman & Millard
  • 1992 - 1994
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Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1994
  • Augustana College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1991
  • Apple Valley High School
  • High School Diploma
  • 1987

Associations

  • Manufacturers' Agents National Association (MANA)
  • Associate Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Minnesota Transport Services Association
  • Corporate Secretary
  • 2003 - Present
  • Minnesota Transport Services Association
  • Associate Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1994 - Present
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1994 - Present
  • MSBA Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Governing Council
  • 2013 - 2014
  • MSBA Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Governing Council
  • 2012 - 2013
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • CLE Committee Member
  • 2012 - 2013
  • Minnesota Construction Management Association
  • Associate Member
  • 2000 - 2003
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • SuperLawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2009
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2008
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2007
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2006
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2005
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2004
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2003
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2002
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2001
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2000
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of the Coif
  • 1994
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1991
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Publications

  • Trepanier MacGillis Battina Website
  • Minnesota Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 2010
  • Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute
  • Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • 2010
  • Ridgeview Medical Center Navigator
  • To Test or Not to Test for Drugs and Alcohol?
  • 2009
  • Trepanier MacGillis Battina Website
  • Minnesota Supreme Court Allows Employers to Limit Payment of Accrued PTO to Discharged Employees
  • 2007
  • Trepanier MacGillis Battina Website
  • The Women's Restroom Line Just Got Shorter
  • 2001
  • Employee Relations Law Journal
  • Untangling the Intellectual Property Rights of Employers, Employees, Inventors, and Independent Contractors"
  • 1997
  • Employee Relations Law Journal
  • Evolution of the Paperless Office: Legal Issues Arising Out of Technology in the Workplace -- Part II. Electronic Administration of Personnel Records, Benefit Plans, and Direct Payroll Deposit
  • 1996
  • The Hennepin Lawyer
  • Update on Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • 1996
  • The Hennepin Lawyer
  • It's Not Just for Truckers Anymore: Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • 1996
  • Constructive Comment (Associated General Contractors)
  • Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing Now Required
  • 1996
  • Courier Magazine
  • New Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations Take Effect January 1, 1996
  • 1996
  • Specifics Magazine (Construction Specification Institute)
  • Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • 1996
  • Employee Relations Law Journal
  • Evolution of the Paperless Office: Legal Issues Arising Out of Technology in the Workplace -- Part I. E-Mail and Voicemail Systems
  • 1995
  • Minnesota Employment Laws and Regulations (Minnesota Chamber Business Services, 1st Edition
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 1995
  • Minnesota Law Review
  • Trading Places: Employer Strategies to Avoid Mandatory Awards of Interest, Liquidated Damages, and Attorney's Fees Under the MPPAA
  • 1993
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Speaking Engagements

  • Minnesota Safety & Health Conference
  • Minnesota Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 2015
  • Minnesota Safety & Health Conference
  • Protecting Your Corporate Assets in the Digital Age
  • 2015
  • MoreLaw CLE
  • How to Protect Your Corporate Assets in the Digital Age
  • 2015
  • MSBA Solo and Small Firm Section
  • Clearing the Way to a Happier Practice: What’s Standing in Your Way, and What You Can Do
  • 2015
  • Business Law Series: Advancing and Protecting Your Business CLE Webinar
  • How to Protect Your Corporate Assets in the Digital Age through Non-Compete Agreements, Company Policies, and Effective Enforcement Strategies
  • 2014
  • Minnesota Safety & Health Conference
  • Motor Carrier Liability for Trucking Accidents: Avoiding Negligent Entrustment Claims
  • 2014
  • Minnesota CLE
  • Working as (or Hiring) a Freelance Attorney
  • 2014
  • Employment Law 60: The 60 Cases Every Employment Lawyer Must Know Inside and Out
  • Independent Contractors v. Employees
  • 2014
  • Minnesota Safety & Loss Control Conference
  • Motor Carrier Liability for Trucking Accidents: Avoiding Negligent Entrustment Claims
  • 2013
  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • Negligent Entrustment -- The Hidden Fleet
  • 2013
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law
  • Understanding Minnesota Sales Representative Laws
  • 2012
  • Minnesota Association of Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors
  • An Overview of Minnesota Laws Covering Sales Representatives
  • 2011
  • Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute
  • Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 2010
  • The Christensen Group
  • Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 2010
  • Hennepin County Bar Association Section Meeting
  • Non-Compete Agreements: Can They Be Assigned Under Minnesota Law?
  • 2009
  • Ridgeview Business Health - Business Health Institute
  • Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 2009
  • Boys & Girls Club of America
  • Top Ten Employer Mistakes: How to Avoid Them and Stay Out of Court
  • 2006
  • Minnesota Construction Association
  • Employment Law Horror Stories
  • 2003
  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • Motor Carrier Liability: Avoiding Negligent Entrustment Claims
  • 2003
  • Minnesota Alcohol Traffic Safety Administration (MATSA)
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 2003
  • Ridgeview Business Health
  • Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 2002
  • Human Resource Managers of Cultural Organizations
  • Avoiding Million Dollar Employment Mistakes
  • 2001
  • Minnesota Association of Occupational Health Nurses
  • Drug & Alcohol Testing: What Every Occupational Health Nurse Should Know
  • 2001
  • Human Resource Managers of Cultural Organizations
  • Applying Leave Policies in Light of the ADA, FMLA, and FLSA
  • 2000
  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • Untangling the ADA, MHRA, FMLA, Workers' Compensation and Drug and Alcohol Testing Issues
  • 2000
  • Employment Law Institute
  • Avoiding Million Dollar Mistakes, Employment Law Update 2000: Guiding Employers Through the New Millennium
  • 2000
  • North Dakota Safety Council
  • Legal Implications of Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 2000
  • Minnesota Safety Council and Fairview-University Hospital
  • Legal Implications of Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 1999
  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • Legal Implications of Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 1999
  • South Dakota Safety Council
  • Legal Implications of Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 1999
  • Medford Area Safety Council
  • Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 1999
  • WestGroup In-House Continuing Legal Education Program
  • The New Definition of Disability After the October, 1998 Term
  • 1999
  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • Untangling the ADA, FMLA, and Drug and Alcohol Testing Issues in the Workplace
  • 1999
  • Minnesota Continuing Legal Education
  • Electronic Ethics: Professional Responsibility, Confidentiality, and the Attorney-Client Privilege
  • 1999
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • Post-Accident Drug and Alcohol Testing: What Happened to Sample B?
  • 1998
  • Minnesota Department of Economic Security, Job Service Employer Committee, Fall Conference
  • Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 1998
  • Public Risk Management Association
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing and the Law
  • 1998
  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • Supervisor Liability for Safety and Health Risks
  • 1998
  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • Untangling the ADA, MHRA, FMLA, Workers' Compensation, and Drug and Alcohol Testing Issues
  • 1998
  • Public Risk Management Association
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • 1998
  • Allied Charities of Minnesota
  • Employee Handbooks: Why Have One
  • 1997
  • Allied Charities of Minnesota
  • Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 1997
  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • Motor Carrier Liability: Avoiding Negligent Entrustment Claims
  • 1997
  • Southern Motor Carriers
  • Update on Drug and Alcohol Testing for Motor Carriers
  • 1997
  • Minnesota Construction Management Association
  • Top Ten Employer Mistakes: How to Avoid Employment Litigation
  • 1997
  • Allina Medical Systems and Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
  • Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 1997
  • Minnesota Transport Services Association, 1997 Annual Convention
  • Top Ten Employer Mistakes: How to Avoid Employment Litigation
  • 1997
  • American Public Works Association
  • Substance Abuse in the Workplace
  • 1997
  • American Public Works Association
  • Workplace Violence: The Problem, Sources of Employer Liability, and Suggestions for Management
  • 1997
  • Minnesota Department of Economic Security
  • Drugs in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights as an Employer
  • 1997
  • Minnesota Project Innovation
  • Untangling the Intellectual Property Rights of Employers, Employees, Inventors, and Independent Contractors
  • 1997
  • The Araz Group
  • An Explanation of Reasonable Accommodation Under the Americans With Disabilities Act and the Family & Medical Leave Act
  • 1997
  • Minnesota Department of Economic Security
  • Reducing 5% of Your Payroll Costs Through a Drug and Alcohol Testing Program
  • 1997
  • Medical Educational Services, Inc.
  • Employee Drug Testing
  • 1997
  • Medical Educational Services, Inc.
  • How to Draft a Policy for Your Employee Handbook
  • 1997
  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 1997
  • The Araz Group
  • Dealing With Employees With Substance Abuse Problems: An Explanation of Reasonable Accommodation Under the Americans With Disabilities Act and the Family & Medical Leave Act
  • 1997
  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • Hot Topics Regarding Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 1997
  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • Untangling the ADA, MHRA, FMLA, Workers' Compensation, and Drug and Alcohol Testing Issues
  • 1997
  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • Supervisor Liability for Safety and Health Risks
  • 1997
  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • Breakfast With the Experts: Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 1997
  • Minnesota Workforce Center
  • Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 1997
  • Allied Charities of Minnesota
  • An Ounce of Prevention Beats a Pound of Cure – How to Prevent Employment Problems in Your Gambling Organization
  • 1996
  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • 1996
  • Minnesota Department of Economic Security
  • Drugs in the Workplace and Your Rights
  • 1996
  • Minnesota Society of Association Executives
  • What Association Executives Need to Know About Drug and Alcohol Use in the Workplace
  • 1996
  • Minnesota Transport Services Association, 1996 Annual Convention
  • Contracts of Transportation in the Deregulated Industry
  • 1996
  • Minnesota Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors Association
  • Complying With New Federal Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations
  • 1995
  • Eighth Annual Popham Haik Labor and Employment Seminar
  • Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • 1995
  • Minnesota Transport Services Association, 1995 Annual Convention
  • To Test or Not to Test: Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • 1995
  • Seventh Annual Popham Haik Labor and Employment Seminar
  • Bonuses, Partial Days Off, and Other Hot Wage and Hour Topics
  • 1994
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Attorney endorsements

Received (11)
Given (2)
Unknown Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Craig is an outstanding attorney in the board room or the court room. He's the type of attorney you turn to to guide you through difficult times."
Employment and labor Attorney | Jan 06
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Craig for more than 20 years and know that he is one of the brightest and hard working lawyers I have ever met. I will never hesitate to refer a client, friend or family member to him."
Employment and labor Attorney | Jan 07
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Craig was local counsel for me on several noncompete matters. I cannot say enough positive things about him. He did an outstanding job in every respect, from advice, to drafting, to editing, to strategy. And, he was very efficient and quick to return calls and emails. I will absolutely use him again and recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer in Minnesota."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Trepanier is a well known and respected attorney in Minnesota"
Employment and labor Attorney | Mar 11
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I've been across the table from Craig several times. I always know that he will have researched his position carefully, that he will advocate forcefully and that he will provide wise and practical counsel to his clients. In addition, he conducts himself with civility and professionalism that commands respect from everyone with whom he interacts. He's a pleasure to work with whether he's with you or against you."
Business Attorney | Mar 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have referred start-up clients needing assistance with sales contracts and business development matters to Craig. I have received very positive reviews of his work from those clients. I endorse Craig Trepanier and his firm for business and employment matters."
Litigation Attorney | Mar 08
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Craig and I were opposing counsel in a large and complex commercial litigation matter. The case was hard fought, the clients were entrenched in their positions, but Craig always maintained a professional and calm demeanor that ultimately melted the ice and got the case resolved at the magistrate judge's settlement conference. As the case progressed I grew to appreciate Craig's approach, which I believe may have saved both our clients a small fortune in legal fees."
Employment and labor Attorney | Mar 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He is knowledgeable, his fees are reasonable. The clients and others I have referred to him have expressed satisfaction with his services."
Employment and labor Attorney | Mar 07
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Craig and I worked jointly on an issue involving his client who was attempting to become an employee of my client. The issue involved the applicability of a noncompete agreement. Craig expertise was evident and resulted in a favorable outcome for both of our clients. Craig was extremely easy to work with and his diligence in implementing an aggressive strategy yielded the successful result. I have referred, and will continue to refer, clients of mine with employment law issues to Craig for assistance."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 24
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I worked with Craig Trepanier on a business litigation case. He demonstrated the highest degree of attorney professionalism and effective advocacy for his client. He is an excellent litigation attorney."
Litigation Attorney | May 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Craig and I were both formerly partners together at national law firm. Since we left that firm, I have referred multiple clients to Craig in MInnesota who were very satisfied with his ability and the services which he rendered on their behalf."
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Minneapolis Employment and labor Lawyer Craig William Trepanier
Craig William Trepanier
Employment and labor Attorney
Minneapolis, MN
Licensed for 28 years