Andresen Law Offices is a Bloomington, Minnesota, full service bankruptcy law firm with 26 years experience. A consultation with Mr. Andresen is always free -- just call (952) 831-1995. Our offices are located right across the street from the Mall of America.
Our Brooklyn Center Office is located across the street from Brookdale.
Whether you are an individual or have a small business, we have the expertise to help you understand your rights under the law and inform you of your best choices.
Dealing with credit card debts, an impending foreclosure, car repossession, or business debt problems can seem overwhelming. At Andresen Law Offices, our mission is to find legal solutions that will allow to keep your home and your paycheck. This is what we do -- and it is all we do.
Mr Andresen has been Minnesota's Co-chair for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys since 2006. He has been on the executive board of the MSBA Bankruptcy Law Section since May 2015. He knows the bankruptcy trustees and judges, and they know him.
Browse further down this page, and you'll see that Mr. Andresen has been called upon time and again to lecture to other bankruptcy lawyers, appearing often side by side with Minnesota's bankruptcy trustees and judges at legal seminars.
Let the 26 years experience of Andresen Law Offices go to work helping you to regain control over your financial future. You can get started by calling (952) 831-1995 today, and asking for a meeting with Mr. Andresen.
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I've known Craig for many years through our participation with the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. Craig is smart, tenacious, and understanding. No one is more dedicated to his clients or to knowing both the substance and strategies of the law as Craig is. I endorse him wholeheartedly.
L Berliner Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
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Craig is an experienced, smart, hard working and dedicated lawyer. He will doggedly pursue a theory he believes to be correct. He never gives up! I can't think of anyone I would rather have on my side of the counsel table at trial.
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This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
Reprimand/probation means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State gives the lawyer a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. The State also monitors the lawyer's activities for a period of time in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.
Craig’s comment: “The public reprimand involved an instance in which the lawyer's IOLTA trust account reconciliations did not comply with reporting requirements. This warranted a reprimand only, as it did not involve harm to clients. The lawyer remains in good standing to practice law before all Minnesota courts, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.”
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Lawyer in Minnesota||Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine||2000|
|Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2000|
|Top Lawyer in Minnesota||Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine||1998|
|Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||1998|
|Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||1997|
|Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||1996|
|Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||1994|
|Managing attorney of full service consumer bankruptcy law firm||Law Offices of Craig W. Andresen||1988 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Minnesota State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section||Education Committee Chair||2015 - Present|
|Bankruptcy Law Network||Member||2007 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Minnesota State Chair||2007 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Member||2005 - Present|
|Minnesota State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section||Member||1988 - Present|
|Minnesota State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section||Education Committee Chair||2015 - 2016|
|Minnesota State Bar Association||Consumer Subcommittee Chair, Bankruptcy Section||2014 - 2015|
|In re Fisette (Fisette v. Keller), 455 B.R. 157 (8th Cir. B.A.P. 2011).||Appellate court ruled that a chapter 13 plan could avoid, or "strip off," a wholly unsecured junior mortgage on residential real estate.|
|In re Ansar, 383 B.R. 344 (Bky.D.Minn.2008).||A Statement of Presumption of Abuse filed by the U.S. Trustee under section 704(b)(1)(A) must unequivocally state whether or not the U.S. Trustee believes that a presumption of abuse has arisen.|
|In re Irwin, 232 B.R. 151 (Bky.D.Minn.1999).||The cour held that a lawnmower is exempt under Minn. Stat. section 550.37 subd. 4.|
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|Bankruptcy Law Network||Another Appeals Court Approves 2nd Mortgage Stripping in Chapter 20 Cases||2014|
|William Mitchell College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1987|
|Saint Olaf College||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1984|
|MSBA Bankruptcy Section Monthly Meeting||Bankruptcy Cases Pending Before the U.S. Supreme Court, speakers, Craig Andresen, Karl Johnson, Staff Attorney to Chapter 13 Trustee.||2015|
|2015 Minnesota Bankruptcy Institute||Hot Topics in Consumer Bankruptcy, speakers, Craig Andresen, Margaret Culp, Staff Attorney to Chapter 13 Trustee, Mark Halverson, former Chapter 7 Trustee, Elaine Wise.||2015|
|MSBA Bankruptcy Section||The Ins and Outs of Exemptions, Speakers, Craig Andresen, The Honorable Michael Ridgway, US Bankruptcy Judge, John Hedback, Chapter 7 Trustee, Jeremy Carvell.||2014|
|2013 Minnesota Bankruptcy Institute||Ethical Issues in Bankruptcy Practice, speakers, Craig W. Andresen, Craig D. Klausing, John D. Lamey III; moderator, Ken Corey-Edstrom.||2013|
|2012 Minnesota Bankruptcy Institute||2012 Case Law Update and Bankruptcy Trends, speakers, Judge Dennis D. O’Brien, Craig W. Andresen & Katherine A. Constantine.||2012|
|2011 Minnesota Bankruptcy Institute||2011 Case Law Update and Bankruptcy Trends, speakers, Judge Dennis D. O'Brien, Craig Andresen, Katherine A. Constantine; moderator, William J. Fisher.||2011|
|2008 National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys 16th Annual Convention||Means Testing in Bankruptcy||2008|