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Firm Elects Shareholders

Bassford Remele is pleased to announce that Christine E. Hinrichs, Amie E. Penny Sayler, Uzodima Franklin Aba-Onu, and Jessica L. Klander have been elected shareholders of the firm.

Lewis Remele Selected as a Minnesota ICON

Lewis Remele was selected as a Minnesota ICON by Minnesota Lawyer. The award recognizes experience, achievements, the ability to lead, succeed in the courtroom or in a conference room, and empower others.

Steve Plunkett to Chair the DRI Law Institute

Steve Plunkett has been appointed as Chair of the Law Institute, DRI's educational oversight entity. DRI also selected Steve to chair its planning committee for the 2019 Annual Meeting where over 900 DRI leaders will gather to plan DRI's future.

Michael Klutho Selected to Top Attorneys List

Michael Klutho was selected by his peers to the Top Attorneys in Collections list by Collection Advisor in recognition of his efforts to improve collections through creditor defense and legal consultation.

HNBA Executive Committee

As part of its commitment to diversity, Bassford Remele proudly supports Shareholder Bryan Browning’s service on the Executive Committee of the Hispanic National Bar Association (“HNBA”) – an organization serving the interests of more than 50,000 Latino attorneys in the United States. As Vice President of Programs, Bryan is responsible for coordinating and maintaining all of the HNBA's substantive programming. In that role, he is the individual in charge of all current member and community facing efforts, and is involved in the development and implementation of new programming.

Steven Sitek Elected President of the MDLA

As President of the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association (MDLA), Steve will lead the 700-member association, which is dedicated to serving the needs of lawyers engaged primarily in the defense and trial of civil disputes. 

2019 Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year

Lewis A. Remele was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" for Arbitration in the Minneapolis area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year," making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

2019 Best Lawyers® List

Bassford Remele is pleased to announce that 16 lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America: J. Scott Andresen, Mark R. Bradford; Edward F. Fox; Kevin P. Hickey; Stanford P. Hill; Cecilie M. Loidolt; Rebecca Egge Moos; Christopher R. Morris; Stephen O. Plunkett; Kelly A. Putney; Andrea E. Reisbord; Lewis A. Remele; Patrick J. Sauter; Alan I. Silver; Mark R. Whitmore; and Robin Ann Williams.

Lew Remele is Top-Vote Getter in Super Lawyers

Bassford Remele is pleased to announce that Lewis Remele is the top vote-getter in this year's Minnesota Super Lawyers rankings. This is the thirteenth time Mr. Remele has received this honor.

24 Lawyers Named to Super Lawyers List

Bassford Remele is pleased to announce that the following attorneys have been selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers list: J. Scott Andresen, Mark R. Bradford (Top 100), David E. Camarotto, David M. Dahlmeier, Edward F. Fox, Kevin P. Hickey, Stanford P. Hill, Michael A. Klutho, Cecilie M. Loidolt, Andrew L. Marshall, Rebecca Egge Moos, Christopher R. Morris, Jonathan P. Norrie, Stephen O. Plunkett, Christian A. Preus, Laurel J. Pugh, Kelly A. Putney, Andrea E. Reisbord, Lewis A. Remele, Jr. (Top Vote-Getter), Patrick J. Sauter, Alan I. Silver, Steven M. Sitek, Mark R. Whitmore, and Robin Ann Williams.

16 Lawyers Named to Rising Stars List

Bassford Remele is pleased to announce that the following attorneys have been named to the Minnesota Rising Stars list: Uzodima Franklin Aba-Onu, Bryan R. Browning, Aram V. Desteian, Peter L. Gregory, Christine E. Hinrichs, Sarah M. Hoffman, Kate L. Homolka, Jessica L. Klander, Jeffrey D. Klobucar, Janine M. Loetscher, Casey D. Marshall, Jeffrey R. Mulder, Patrick D. Newman, Daniel R. Olson, Amie E. Penny Sayler, and Brittany B. Skemp.

Diversity & Inclusion Award

Bassford Remele is pleased to announce that Bryan Browning has been selected as a 2018 Minnesota Lawyer Diversity & Inclusion honoree. The award recognizes individuals and organizations that have contributed in a meaningful way to promoting diversity and inclusion within Minnesota’s legal community.

Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers

Bassford Remele is pleased to announce that Uzodima Franklin Aba-Onu has been elected treasurer of the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers.