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Stanford P. Hill

Shareholder

Email: shill@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1602

Fax: 612.746.1202

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 Lawyers, MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine, and Twin Cities Business.  He has also been named a Top 40 ADR Minnesota Super Lawyer.

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

Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Contracts
Premises Liability
Professional Liability
Real Estate Law



Stanford P. Hill

Shareholder

Email: shill@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1602

Fax: 612.746.1202

Education

University of Minnesota Law School

J.D., 1984

University of Minnesota

B.S., 1980
Major: Biology




Stanford P. Hill

Shareholder

Email: shill@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1602

Fax: 612.746.1202

Bar Admissions

State Bars
Wisconsin, 1984
Minnesota, 1986

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

Appellate Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2012



Stanford P. Hill

Shareholder

Email: shill@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1602

Fax: 612.746.1202

Certifications


Minnesota State Bar Association Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist, 2001 - Present

National Board of Trial Advocacy Certified Civil Trial Specialist, 1999 - Present

Arbitrator - Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice, 1995 - Present

Mediator - Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice, 1995 - Present


 


Stanford P. Hill

Shareholder

Email: shill@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1602

Fax: 612.746.1202

Honors and Awards

Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2010 - Present

Top 40 ADR Super Lawyer, Minnesota Law & Politics, 2006

Top 40 Real Estate Super Lawyer, Minnesota Law & Politics, MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine and Twin Cities Business, 2004

Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine and Twin Cities Business, 2000 - 2013




Stanford P. Hill

Shareholder

Email: shill@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1602

Fax: 612.746.1202

Professional Awards and Memberships

Minnesota State Bar Association

Wisconsin State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association




Stanford P. Hill

Shareholder

Email: shill@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1602

Fax: 612.746.1202

Representative Cases

Van Hee v. Hunt, No. A09-0356, 2009 WL 2998108 (Minn. App. Sep. 22, 2009).

Murrin v. Mosher, No. A08-1418, 2009 WL 2366119 (Minn. App. Aug. 4, 2009).

Driveway Design, LLC v. Johnson and Johnson Land Development, LLC, No. A08-0957, 2009 WL 1684416 (Minn. App. June 16, 2009).

Knapp v. Vandergon, No. 08-1284, 2009 WL 1616668 (D. Minn. June 5, 2009).

Hummell v. Edina Realty, Inc., No. A08-1120, 2009 WL 1048850 (Minn. App. Apr. 21, 2009).

Sharma v. Edina Realty, Inc., No. A08-0407, 2009 WL 910864 (Minn. App. Apr. 7, 2009).

Shamrock Development, Inc. v. Smith, 754 N.W.2d 377 (Minn. 2008).

Windage, LLC v. U.S. Golf Ass’n, No. 07-4897, 2008 WL 2622965 (D. Minn. July 2, 2008).

Loppe v. Steiner, 699 N.W.2d 342 (Minn. App. 2005).

Willmar Unclaimed Freight, Inc. v. Holmes, No. A04-2332, 2005 WL 1669919 (Minn. App. July 19, 2005).

Schlink v. Edina Realty Title, No. CT 02-018380, 2003 WL 23786984 (D. Minn. Sep. 9, 2003).

Rehnberg v. Schranck, No. C4-01-629, 2001 WL 1132203 (Minn. App. Sep. 25, 2001).

Pelton v. Jay, No. C2-97-459, 1997 WL 613665 (Minn. App. Oct. 7, 1997).

Edina Realty, Inc. v. Belgarde Enterprises, No. C3-96-2517, 1997 WL 370545 (Minn. App. July 8, 1997).

Group Health, Inc. v. Heuer, 499 N.W.2d 526 (Minn. App. 1993).

Cassidy v. Cassidy, No. C8-90-409, 1990 WL 105920 (Minn. App. July 31, 1990).

Rudelt v. Superior Contractors, 446 N.W.2d 386 (Minn. 1989).

Gelfand v. Palmer, No. C6-87-2441, 1988 WL 59223 (Minn. App. June 14, 1988).




Stanford P. Hill

Shareholder

Email: shill@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1602

Fax: 612.746.1202

Publications

Adventures in Home Arbitration, Minnesota Law & Politics, Volume 157, April/May 2006

Proving Damages Caused by Mold Infestation in Minnesota, (Co-Author with M. Rowley), National Business Institute, September 2005

Real Estate Brokers and Related Professionals, Minnesota Practice Series, Volume 25, Chapter 1, 2003 Edition

Real Estate Broker Liability, (Co-Author with G. Schaefer, and T. Olson), Minnesota CLE, 1990

Contributing Author, Minnesota Real Estate Law and Practice, Chapter 2, Real Estate Brokers

The Sick House Case - Arbitration vs. Litigation, Defense Research Institute, Spring, 1999




Stanford P. Hill

Shareholder

Email: shill@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1602

Fax: 612.746.1202

Presentations

The Three D’s of Safe Practice – Discover, Disclose, Document, Minnesota Association of Realtors, Alexandria, Minnesota, February 16, 2011

Neighbor Law, Minnesota State Bar Association, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, June 14, 2010

Issues Unique to Recreational and Lake Shore Property, Minnesota State Bar Association, June 3, 2010

Agency Relationship; Ethics; Fair Housing, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, St. Cloud, Minnesota, April 24, 2008

Speaker, 2007 ADR Institute, Minnesota State Bar Association, October 19, 2007

We’re Going to the Cabin, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, June 20, 2007

Arbitration or Litigation Speech, Residential Real Estate Transactions Seminar, Minnesota State Bar Association, May 10, 2007

We’re Going to the Cabin, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, May 9, 2007

We’re Going to the Cabin, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, May 2, 2007

Disclosure and Arbitration, Minnesota Association of Realtors, St. Cloud, Minnesota, April 26, 2007

We’re Going to the Cabin, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, March 27, 2007

Problems After the Sale – Arbitration or Litigation? Minnesota State Bar Association, June 6, 2006

Legal Considerations in Dealing with Mold, CPCU Society Symposium, St. Paul, Minnesota, April 19, 2006

Avoiding Problems in Real Estate Transactions, Southeast Minnesota Association of Realtors, April 17, 2006

Discover, Disclose and Document, Rochester Area Association of Realtors, April 12, 2006

The 3 D’s of Due Diligence for Real Estate Agent E&O, Realtors Association of Southern Minnesota, February 23, 2006

Home Buyers', Home Sellers' and Realtors' Rights and Remedies in Arbitration, New Arbitrator Training, Construction Arbitration Services, Inc., January 7, 2006

Seminar Co-Chair, Mold and Water Intrusion, A Comprehensive Overview of Litigation and Claims in Minnesota, Minnesota State Bar Association, December 6, 2005

General Overview of Mold Litigation and the Future of Mold Claims, Minnesota State Bar Association, December 6, 2005

Construction Defect Claims – The Defendant’s Perspective, Minnesota State Bar Association, December 6, 2005

Marketing Your Mediation Practice, 8th Annual ADR Institute, Minnesota State Bar Association, October 28, 2005

Proving Damages Caused By Mold, National Business Institute, September 14, 2005

The 3 D’s of Due Diligence for Real Estate Agent E&O, Southern Twin Cities Association of Realtors, May 4, 2005

The Mold Miasma, Minnesota CLE, September 30, 2003

Mold Risk Management for the HVAC Industry

Hot Topics for Realtors

The Three D’s of Real Estate E&O: Discovery, Disclose and Document, Insurance Law Institute, All District Legal, July 22, 2003

Legal Considerations in Dealing with Mold, May 12, 2003

Mold Litigation in Minnesota, Lorman Education Services, March 26, 2003

Solving Water Intrusion and Mold Problems, Lorman Education Services, April 24, 2002

Civil Litigation Primer - Effective Use of Depositions, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, July 1998

Real Estate Broker Errors & Omissions - Does Alternative Dispute Resolution Work?  Defense Research Institute Professional Liability, 1997

Understanding the American Arbitration Association Home Buyer/Home Seller Arbitration System, Minnesota Association of Realtors, Annual Convention, September 1995

Instructor, American Arbitration Association Introductory Arbitrator Training Seminar, 1992 - Present

Arbitrating the Home Buyer/Home Seller Dispute, Minnesota CLE, Annual Real Estate Update Seminar, 1991

Real Estate Broker Liability, Minnesota CLE, 1990




Stanford P. Hill

Shareholder

Email: shill@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1602

Fax: 612.746.1202

Previous Employment

Sahr, Kunert & Tambornino
Minneapolis, Minnesota
   Trial Lawyer 1986 - 1995

Law Offices of Gregory Jennings
Chetek, Wisconsin
   Trial Lawyer 1984 - 1986

 




Stanford P. Hill

Shareholder

Email: shill@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1602

Fax: 612.746.1202

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 Lawyers, MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine, and Twin Cities Business.  He has also been named a Top 40 ADR Minnesota Super Lawyer.

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


Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Contracts
Premises Liability
Professional Liability
Real Estate Law

Education


University of Minnesota Law School

J.D., 1984

University of Minnesota

B.S., 1980
Major: Biology

Bar Admissions


State Bars
Wisconsin, 1984
Minnesota, 1986

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

Appellate Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2012

Certifications


Minnesota State Bar Association Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist, 2001 - Present

National Board of Trial Advocacy Certified Civil Trial Specialist, 1999 - Present

Arbitrator - Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice, 1995 - Present

Mediator - Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice, 1995 - Present


Honors and Awards


Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2010 - Present

Top 40 ADR Super Lawyer, Minnesota Law & Politics, 2006

Top 40 Real Estate Super Lawyer, Minnesota Law & Politics, MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine and Twin Cities Business, 2004

Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine and Twin Cities Business, 2000 - 2013


Professional Awards and Memberships


Minnesota State Bar Association

Wisconsin State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Representative Cases


Van Hee v. Hunt, No. A09-0356, 2009 WL 2998108 (Minn. App. Sep. 22, 2009).

Murrin v. Mosher, No. A08-1418, 2009 WL 2366119 (Minn. App. Aug. 4, 2009).

Driveway Design, LLC v. Johnson and Johnson Land Development, LLC, No. A08-0957, 2009 WL 1684416 (Minn. App. June 16, 2009).

Knapp v. Vandergon, No. 08-1284, 2009 WL 1616668 (D. Minn. June 5, 2009).

Hummell v. Edina Realty, Inc., No. A08-1120, 2009 WL 1048850 (Minn. App. Apr. 21, 2009).

Sharma v. Edina Realty, Inc., No. A08-0407, 2009 WL 910864 (Minn. App. Apr. 7, 2009).

Shamrock Development, Inc. v. Smith, 754 N.W.2d 377 (Minn. 2008).

Windage, LLC v. U.S. Golf Ass’n, No. 07-4897, 2008 WL 2622965 (D. Minn. July 2, 2008).

Loppe v. Steiner, 699 N.W.2d 342 (Minn. App. 2005).

Willmar Unclaimed Freight, Inc. v. Holmes, No. A04-2332, 2005 WL 1669919 (Minn. App. July 19, 2005).

Schlink v. Edina Realty Title, No. CT 02-018380, 2003 WL 23786984 (D. Minn. Sep. 9, 2003).

Rehnberg v. Schranck, No. C4-01-629, 2001 WL 1132203 (Minn. App. Sep. 25, 2001).

Pelton v. Jay, No. C2-97-459, 1997 WL 613665 (Minn. App. Oct. 7, 1997).

Edina Realty, Inc. v. Belgarde Enterprises, No. C3-96-2517, 1997 WL 370545 (Minn. App. July 8, 1997).

Group Health, Inc. v. Heuer, 499 N.W.2d 526 (Minn. App. 1993).

Cassidy v. Cassidy, No. C8-90-409, 1990 WL 105920 (Minn. App. July 31, 1990).

Rudelt v. Superior Contractors, 446 N.W.2d 386 (Minn. 1989).

Gelfand v. Palmer, No. C6-87-2441, 1988 WL 59223 (Minn. App. June 14, 1988).


Publications


Adventures in Home Arbitration, Minnesota Law & Politics, Volume 157, April/May 2006

Proving Damages Caused by Mold Infestation in Minnesota, (Co-Author with M. Rowley), National Business Institute, September 2005

Real Estate Brokers and Related Professionals, Minnesota Practice Series, Volume 25, Chapter 1, 2003 Edition

Real Estate Broker Liability, (Co-Author with G. Schaefer, and T. Olson), Minnesota CLE, 1990

Contributing Author, Minnesota Real Estate Law and Practice, Chapter 2, Real Estate Brokers

The Sick House Case - Arbitration vs. Litigation, Defense Research Institute, Spring, 1999


Presentations


The Three D’s of Safe Practice – Discover, Disclose, Document, Minnesota Association of Realtors, Alexandria, Minnesota, February 16, 2011

Neighbor Law, Minnesota State Bar Association, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, June 14, 2010

Issues Unique to Recreational and Lake Shore Property, Minnesota State Bar Association, June 3, 2010

Agency Relationship; Ethics; Fair Housing, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, St. Cloud, Minnesota, April 24, 2008

Speaker, 2007 ADR Institute, Minnesota State Bar Association, October 19, 2007

We’re Going to the Cabin, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, June 20, 2007

Arbitration or Litigation Speech, Residential Real Estate Transactions Seminar, Minnesota State Bar Association, May 10, 2007

We’re Going to the Cabin, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, May 9, 2007

We’re Going to the Cabin, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, May 2, 2007

Disclosure and Arbitration, Minnesota Association of Realtors, St. Cloud, Minnesota, April 26, 2007

We’re Going to the Cabin, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, March 27, 2007

Problems After the Sale – Arbitration or Litigation? Minnesota State Bar Association, June 6, 2006

Legal Considerations in Dealing with Mold, CPCU Society Symposium, St. Paul, Minnesota, April 19, 2006

Avoiding Problems in Real Estate Transactions, Southeast Minnesota Association of Realtors, April 17, 2006

Discover, Disclose and Document, Rochester Area Association of Realtors, April 12, 2006

The 3 D’s of Due Diligence for Real Estate Agent E&O, Realtors Association of Southern Minnesota, February 23, 2006

Home Buyers', Home Sellers' and Realtors' Rights and Remedies in Arbitration, New Arbitrator Training, Construction Arbitration Services, Inc., January 7, 2006

Seminar Co-Chair, Mold and Water Intrusion, A Comprehensive Overview of Litigation and Claims in Minnesota, Minnesota State Bar Association, December 6, 2005

General Overview of Mold Litigation and the Future of Mold Claims, Minnesota State Bar Association, December 6, 2005

Construction Defect Claims – The Defendant’s Perspective, Minnesota State Bar Association, December 6, 2005

Marketing Your Mediation Practice, 8th Annual ADR Institute, Minnesota State Bar Association, October 28, 2005

Proving Damages Caused By Mold, National Business Institute, September 14, 2005

The 3 D’s of Due Diligence for Real Estate Agent E&O, Southern Twin Cities Association of Realtors, May 4, 2005

The Mold Miasma, Minnesota CLE, September 30, 2003

Mold Risk Management for the HVAC Industry

Hot Topics for Realtors

The Three D’s of Real Estate E&O: Discovery, Disclose and Document, Insurance Law Institute, All District Legal, July 22, 2003

Legal Considerations in Dealing with Mold, May 12, 2003

Mold Litigation in Minnesota, Lorman Education Services, March 26, 2003

Solving Water Intrusion and Mold Problems, Lorman Education Services, April 24, 2002

Civil Litigation Primer - Effective Use of Depositions, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, July 1998

Real Estate Broker Errors & Omissions - Does Alternative Dispute Resolution Work?  Defense Research Institute Professional Liability, 1997

Understanding the American Arbitration Association Home Buyer/Home Seller Arbitration System, Minnesota Association of Realtors, Annual Convention, September 1995

Instructor, American Arbitration Association Introductory Arbitrator Training Seminar, 1992 - Present

Arbitrating the Home Buyer/Home Seller Dispute, Minnesota CLE, Annual Real Estate Update Seminar, 1991

Real Estate Broker Liability, Minnesota CLE, 1990


Previous Employment


Sahr, Kunert & Tambornino
Minneapolis, Minnesota
   Trial Lawyer 1986 - 1995

Law Offices of Gregory Jennings
Chetek, Wisconsin
   Trial Lawyer 1984 - 1986