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Bassford Remele is a full-service litigation firm located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Founded in 1882, the firm represents local, national and international clients in all areas of civil litigation.

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Jan M. Gunderson

Shareholder

Email: jgunderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1657

Fax: 612.746.1257

Jan Gunderson represents non-profits, government entities, corporations, and individuals in state and federal courts and in arbitration forums including AAA and NASD. She represents lawyers in malpractice actions and ethics complaints, and parties in intellectual property/trade secret disputes. As a trial lawyer, Jan has presented more than 30 cases to a jury in personal injury defense including automobile and premises liability, sexual harassment/abuse, employment, and child care negligence.

Jan received her law degree from Hamline University School of Law, where she was on the Hamline Law Review, Midwest Moot Court Team, and worked as a legal writing/research instructor. Since graduation, Jan has served as chair of the Alumni Board, has been recognized as a Distinguished Alumna for her ethical leadership and service, and has created an alumni endowed scholarship with her colleagues.

As a member of the legal community, Jan is passionate about the mission and work of ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates) to promote professionalism, the right of trial by jury, and civic education. She has served as president of the Minnesota Chapter, is currently on the National Board, and was a presidential appointee to ABOTA' s National Executive Committee in 2013.

Jan is active in pro bono legal work for the Tubman Family Alliance (f/k/a Chrysalis Center for Women). She has been selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers, and was selected by her peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in Minnesota and the Best Lawyers in America.

 

 


Practice Areas

Personal Injury
Insurance Coverage
Sexual Misconduct Litigation
Employment Law
Premises Liability
Legal Malpractice



Jan M. Gunderson

Shareholder

Email: jgunderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1657

Fax: 612.746.1257

Education

Hamline University School of Law

J.D., 1986
Honors: Cum Laude
Hamline Law Review
Midwest Moot Court Team

College of St. Benedict

B.A., Psychology, 1980
Honors: Magna Cum Laude




Jan M. Gunderson

Shareholder

Email: jgunderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1657

Fax: 612.746.1257

Bar Admissions

State Bars
Minnesota, 1986

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1986

 


Jan M. Gunderson

Shareholder

Email: jgunderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1657

Fax: 612.746.1257

Honors and Awards

Selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers list, published in Super Lawyers, MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine and Twin Cities Business, 2005-2007, 2009 and 2011-2013

Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Litigation, 2007 - 2014

Distinguished Alumna, Hamline University School of Law

Metropolitan Economic Development Association, (MEDA), Volunteer of the Year, 2002




Jan M. Gunderson

Shareholder

Email: jgunderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1657

Fax: 612.746.1257

Professional Awards and Memberships

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

National Executive Committee, 2013, presidential appointee
National Board Member, 2009 - Present
Co-Chair, National Board Diversity Committee, 2012 - Present
Co-Chair, 2013 Annual Leadership Conference, 2012 - Present
President, Minnesota Chapter, 2006
Masters in Trial, faculty: South Carolina 2010
                                      Minnesota 2012
                                      Nebraska 2013

American Arbitration Association

Panel Member

Minnesota State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Minnesota Women Lawyers




Jan M. Gunderson

Shareholder

Email: jgunderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1657

Fax: 612.746.1257

Community Involvement

Hamline University School of Law
   Chair, Alumni Board

Metropolitan Economic Development Association
   Volunteer of the Year, 2002

Tubman Family Alliance (f/k/a Chrysalis Center for Women)

International Institute for Women Entrepreneurs of the College of St. Catherine




Jan M. Gunderson

Shareholder

Email: jgunderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1657

Fax: 612.746.1257

Representative Clients

Seagate Technology, Inc.

Metropolitan Council

American Family Mutual Insurance Company




Jan M. Gunderson

Shareholder

Email: jgunderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1657

Fax: 612.746.1257

Publications

Special Verdict Forms and Jury Instructions, Chapter 19 Update, Minnesota Motor Vehicle Accident Deskbook, Minnesota State Bar Association, 4th Ed., 2009 and 2010 (Co-Author with J.R. Mulder)




Jan M. Gunderson

Shareholder

Email: jgunderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1657

Fax: 612.746.1257

Previous Employment

Rider Bennett, LLP
Minneapolis, Minnesota




Jan M. Gunderson

Shareholder

Email: jgunderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1657

Fax: 612.746.1257

Jan Gunderson represents non-profits, government entities, corporations, and individuals in state and federal courts and in arbitration forums including AAA and NASD. She represents lawyers in malpractice actions and ethics complaints, and parties in intellectual property/trade secret disputes. As a trial lawyer, Jan has presented more than 30 cases to a jury in personal injury defense including automobile and premises liability, sexual harassment/abuse, employment, and child care negligence.

Jan received her law degree from Hamline University School of Law, where she was on the Hamline Law Review, Midwest Moot Court Team, and worked as a legal writing/research instructor. Since graduation, Jan has served as chair of the Alumni Board, has been recognized as a Distinguished Alumna for her ethical leadership and service, and has created an alumni endowed scholarship with her colleagues.

As a member of the legal community, Jan is passionate about the mission and work of ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates) to promote professionalism, the right of trial by jury, and civic education. She has served as president of the Minnesota Chapter, is currently on the National Board, and was a presidential appointee to ABOTA' s National Executive Committee in 2013.

Jan is active in pro bono legal work for the Tubman Family Alliance (f/k/a Chrysalis Center for Women). She has been selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers, and was selected by her peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in Minnesota and the Best Lawyers in America.

 

 


Practice Areas


Personal Injury
Insurance Coverage
Sexual Misconduct Litigation
Employment Law
Premises Liability
Legal Malpractice

Education


Hamline University School of Law

J.D., 1986
Honors: Cum Laude
Hamline Law Review
Midwest Moot Court Team

College of St. Benedict

B.A., Psychology, 1980
Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Bar Admissions


State Bars
Minnesota, 1986

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1986

Honors and Awards


Selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers list, published in Super Lawyers, MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine and Twin Cities Business, 2005-2007, 2009 and 2011-2013

Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Litigation, 2007 - 2014

Distinguished Alumna, Hamline University School of Law

Metropolitan Economic Development Association, (MEDA), Volunteer of the Year, 2002


Professional Awards and Memberships


American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

National Executive Committee, 2013, presidential appointee
National Board Member, 2009 - Present
Co-Chair, National Board Diversity Committee, 2012 - Present
Co-Chair, 2013 Annual Leadership Conference, 2012 - Present
President, Minnesota Chapter, 2006
Masters in Trial, faculty: South Carolina 2010
                                      Minnesota 2012
                                      Nebraska 2013

American Arbitration Association

Panel Member

Minnesota State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Minnesota Women Lawyers

Community Involvement


Hamline University School of Law
   Chair, Alumni Board

Metropolitan Economic Development Association
   Volunteer of the Year, 2002

Tubman Family Alliance (f/k/a Chrysalis Center for Women)

International Institute for Women Entrepreneurs of the College of St. Catherine


Representative Clients


Seagate Technology, Inc.

Metropolitan Council

American Family Mutual Insurance Company

Publications


Special Verdict Forms and Jury Instructions, Chapter 19 Update, Minnesota Motor Vehicle Accident Deskbook, Minnesota State Bar Association, 4th Ed., 2009 and 2010 (Co-Author with J.R. Mulder)


Previous Employment


Rider Bennett, LLP
Minneapolis, Minnesota