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John M. Anderson

Attorney

Email: janderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1613

Fax: 612.746.1213

John Anderson is a trial lawyer with more than 39 years of experience who handles complex multiparty cases in the areas of insurance coverage, products liability, construction and employment.  He serves as counsel for national and international insurance companies in environmental and toxic tort claims, and he represented the prevailing party in the first reported decision in Minnesota interpreting the pollution exclusion in an environmental contamination context.

John is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).  He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of environmental law and insurance law and has been selected to the Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyers list by Minnesota Law & Politics/Super Lawyers.  John has also been listed in the top 6 percent of Minnesota attorneys in the areas of civil litigation and environmental law by Law and Leading Attorneys since 1994.  He was a member of the Bassford Remele Management Committee and served as the firm’s Chief Executive Officer.

John is a cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, where he served as an Adjunct Professor in the area of commercial liability insurance.


Practice Areas

Civil Litigation
Construction Law
Employment Law
Environmental Law
Insurance Coverage
Litigation & Appeals
Personal Injury
Product Liability
Toxic Tort Litigation



John M. Anderson

Attorney

Email: janderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1613

Fax: 612.746.1213

Education

University of Minnesota Law School

J.D., 1978
Honors: Cum Laude

University of Minnesota

B.S., 1974
Honors: With High Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa

 




John M. Anderson

Attorney

Email: janderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1613

Fax: 612.746.1213

Bar Admissions

State Bars
Minnesota, 1978

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1978

Appellate Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1981
U.S. Supreme Court, 1995



John M. Anderson

Attorney

Email: janderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1613

Fax: 612.746.1213

Certifications


Minnesota State Bar Association Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist, 1988 - 2013




John M. Anderson

Attorney

Email: janderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1613

Fax: 612.746.1213

Honors and Awards

The Best Lawyers in America, Environmental Law and Insurance Law, 2006 - 2016

Law and Leading Attorneys, Minnesota, Top 6% of Minnesota Lawyers in Civil Litigation & Environmental Law, 1994 - Present

Selected to the Top 100 Super Lawyers list, published in Minnesota Law & Politics/Super Lawyers, MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine and Twin Cities Business, 2003, 2004, 2006 - 2012

Selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers list, published in Minnesota Law & Politics/Super Lawyers, MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine and Twin Cities Business, 2000 - 2016




John M. Anderson

Attorney

Email: janderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1613

Fax: 612.746.1213

Professional Awards and Memberships

American Board of Trial Advocates

Minnesota State Bar Association, 1978 - 2016

Civil Jury Instruction Guide Subcommittee, Insurance Law, 2004 - 2005


Hennepin County Bar Association, 1978 - 2016

Fourth District Ethics Committee, 2006 - 2015


Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, 1980 - 2016

Co-Chair, Insurance Law Committee, 2005 - 2007


Defense Research Institute, 1980 - 2016

Minnesota Attorney General's Committee on Insurance Buy-Out Study, 1994 - 1995




John M. Anderson

Attorney

Email: janderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1613

Fax: 612.746.1213

Community Involvement

Hospice Volunteer

Past President, Roosevelt Area Youth Hockey Association

Coach, Youth Baseball

Judge, High School Mock Trial Competition

Board of Tustees, Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center




John M. Anderson

Attorney

Email: janderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1613

Fax: 612.746.1213

Representative Cases

Federal
MM Home Builders, Inc. v. Endurance Am. Specialty Ins. Inc., 2013 WL 1104770 (D. Minn. Mar. 18, 2013). 

API, Inc. v. Atl. Mut. Ins. Co., 2011 WL 5244669 (D. Minn. Nov. 2, 2011).

H.B. Fuller Co. v. United States Fire Insurace Co., 2011 WL 2884711 (D. Minn July 18, 2011).

In re SRC Holding Corp. 545 F.3d 661 (8th Cir. 2008).

Anderson Mktg., Inc. v. Maple Chase Co., 241 F.3d 1063 (8th Cir. 2001).

Langlie v. Onan Corp., 192 F.3d 1137 (8th Cir. 1999).

Reul v. Manpower Int'l, Inc., No. 97-1275, 2007 WL 734160 (8th Cir. Nov. 26, 1997).

TGA Dev. v. N. Ins. Co., 62 F.3d 1089 (8th Cir. 1995).

Bureau of Engraving, Inc. v. Fed. Ins. Co., 5 F.3d 1175 (8th Cir. 1993).

ReliaStar Life Ins. Co. v. Can. Life Assurance Co., No. 04-74, 2005 WL 615830 (D. Minn. Mar. 14, 2005).

Carlson Holdings, Inc. v. NAFCO Ins. Co., 205 F. Supp. 2d 1069 (D. Minn. 2001).

Am. States Ins. Co. v. Technical Surfacing, Inc., 50 F. Supp. 2d 888 (D. Minn. 1999).

Am. States. Inc. Co. v. Mankato Iron & Metal, Inc., 848 F. Supp. 1436 (D. Minn. 1993).

Minnesota Supreme Court
In re Silicone Breast Implant Ins. Coverage Litig., 667 N.W.2d 405 (Minn. 2003).

Employers Mut. Cas. Co. v. A.C.C.T., Inc., 580 N.W.2d 490 (Minn. 1998).

Hasnudeen v. Onan Corp., 552 N.W.2d 555 (Minn. 1996).

Hurlburt v. N. States Power Co., 549 N.W.2d 919 (Minn. 1996).

Benson v. N. Gopher Enters., Inc., 455 N.W.2d 444 (Minn. 1990).

Gawel v. Two Plus Two, Inc., 309 N.W.2d 746 (Minn. 1981).

McDonough v. Brite Lite Elec. Co., 304 N.W.2d 28 (Minn. 1981).

Warrick v. Giron, 290 N.W.2d 166 (Minn. 1980).

Minnesota Court of Appeals
Kraus-Anderson Constr. Co. v. Transp. Ins. Co., No. A10-698, 2011 WL 1364251 (Minn. Ct. App. Apr. 12, 2011).

St. Paul Mercury Ins. Co. v. N. States Power Co., No. A05-486, 2005 WL 3529139 (Minn. Ct. App. Dec. 27, 2005).

Domtar, Inc. v. Niagara Fire Ins. Co., No. A03-630, 2004 WL 376951 (Minn. Ct. App. Mar. 2, 2004).

In re Silicone Breast Implant Ins. Coverage Litig., 652 N.W.2d 56 (Minn. Ct. App. 2002), aff’d in part, rev’d in part, 667 N.W.2d 405 (Minn. 2003).

Twinco Romax Auto. Warehouse, Inc. v. Olson Gen. Contractors, Inc., 643 N.W.2d 338 (Minn. Ct. App. 2002).

In re Shigellosis Litig., 647 N.W.2d 1 (Minn. Ct. App. 2002).

Indep. Sch. Dist. No. 833 v. Bor-Son Constr., Inc., 631 N.W.2d 437 (Minn. Ct. App. 2001).

Costello v. Unipress Corp., 1996 WL 106215 (Minn. Ct. App. Mar. 12, 1996).

City of Maple Lake v. Am. States Ins. Co., 509 N.W.2d 399 (Minn. Ct. App. 1993).

Sylvester Bros. Dev. Co. v. Great Cent. Ins. Co., 480 N.W.2d 368 (Minn. Ct. App. 1992), appeal after remand, 503 N.W.2d 793 (Minn. Ct. App. 1993), review denied (Minn. Sept. 30, 1993).

Sunrise Specialty Contracting v. S.A. Komet, No. C7-92-924, 1992 WL 295127 (Minn. Ct. App. Oct. 20, 1992).

Hanson v. Orr-Schelen-Mayeron & Assocs., Inc., No. C7-90-1275, 1991 WL 6398 (Minn. Ct. App. Jan. 29, 1991).

Utica Mut. Ins. Co. of N.Y. v. Am. States Ins. Co., No. C7-90-2524, 1991 WL 102962 (Minn. Ct. App. June 18, 1991).

Gunnufson v. Onan Corp., 450 N.W.2d 179 (Minn. Ct. App. 1990).

Davis v. Manpower, Inc., No. C4-89-885, 1989 WL 113024 (1989 Minn. Ct. App. Oct. 3, 1989).

Carlson Cos. v. Associated Aviation Underwriters, No. C2-89-819, 1989 WL 124372 (Minn. Ct. App. Oct. 24, 1989).

Mendota Heights Assocs. v. Friel, 414 N.W.2d 480 (Minn. Ct. App. 1987).

Maschenik v. Park Nicollet Med. Ctr., 385 N.W.2d 362 (Minn. Ct. App. 1986).

Virsen v. Rosso, Beutel, Johnson, Rosso & Ebersold, 356 N.W.2d 333 (Minn. Ct. App. 1984).




John M. Anderson

Attorney

Email: janderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1613

Fax: 612.746.1213

Representative Clients

Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company

BOR-SON Construction Company

Chubb Group of Insurance Companies

Cummins, Inc.

Federated Rural Electric Insurance Company

Kone, Inc.

Kraus-Anderson Construction Company

Munich Re Insurance Company of America

Murphy Oil, USA

The RiverStone Group

TIG Insurance Company

Travelers Insurance Companies




John M. Anderson

Attorney

Email: janderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1613

Fax: 612.746.1213

Publications

Bad Faith and Wrongful Refusal to Settle: Liability in Excess of Policy Limits, Chapter 4, Minnesota Insurance Law Deskbook (4th Ed., 2011) (Co-Author with S.K. Pearson)

Bad Faith and Wrongful Refusal to Settle: Liability in Excess of Policy Limits, Chapter 4, Minnesota Insurance Law Deskbook (3rd Ed., 2005) 2009 Update (Co-Author with P.M. Semrow)

Contributing Author, Minnesota Insurance Law Deskbook, 2005

Contributing Author, Minnesota Insurance Law Deskbook, 2003 Update

Minnesota's Developing Law on the AIA Waiver of Subrogation Provision, Association of General Contractors of Minnesota Constructive Comment Newsletter, Vol. 76-10, Oct. 31, 2001 (Co-Author with K.A. Putney)

Continuing Developments Regarding Insurance for Environmental Claims, 15 Minnesota Defense 16, 1994 (Co-Author with M.A. Klutho)

Coverage for Construction Claims, Minnesota State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Insurance Law, 1989, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, 1990, 1991

Insurance Coverage for Hazardous Waste Cleanup, Advanced Legal Education, Hazardous Waste, 1985




John M. Anderson

Attorney

Email: janderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1613

Fax: 612.746.1213

Academic Appointments

University of Minnesota Law School, Adjunct Professor, Commercial Liability Insurance, 2001-2003

Legal Writing Instructor, 1976-1977




John M. Anderson

Attorney

Email: janderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1613

Fax: 612.746.1213

Presentations

Allocating Between Covered and Excluded Claims, Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Insurance Law Committee, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 14, 2013

Risk Shifting in Construction Contracts, Minnesota State Bar Association, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, June 10, 2009

Bad Faith, Minnesota CLE, May 17, 2007 and May 24, 2005

Bad Faith, Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Insurance Law Institute, January 25, 2007 (Seminar Co-Chair)

Insurance Coverage Issues for Water Intrusion Claims, CPCU Society Symposium, April 16, 2006

Bad Faith, Minnesota State Bar Association, Minnesota CLE, Handling Insurance Issues in Minnesota, June 4, 2003

Insurance Coverage Issues Raised by the Minnesota Landfill Clean-Up Act -- Trigger, Allocation and the Pollution Exclusion, Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Toxic Tort/Environmental Law Committee, 1998

Allocation, Trigger and Number of Occurrences, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, CGL Insurance, 1995

Risk Shifting in Construction Claims, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, Mastering Personal Injury Litigation, 1995

Insurance Coverage for Construction Claims, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, Insurance Law Conference, 1993, 1991 and 1990

Coverage for Construction Claims, Minnesota State Bar Association, Insurance Law Seminar, 1989

Insurer's Duty to Defend, Association of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters, 1986

Potential Areas of Liability, National Environmental Training Association, Annual Meeting, 1986

Presentation of Evidence, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, 1985

Insurance Coverage Issues Regarding Hazardous Waste, Advanced Legal Education, Hazardous Waste Seminar, 1985




John M. Anderson

Attorney

Email: janderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1613

Fax: 612.746.1213

News

Twenty-Two Lawyers Named to 2011 Super Lawyers List




John M. Anderson

Attorney

Email: janderson@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1613

Fax: 612.746.1213

John Anderson is a trial lawyer with more than 39 years of experience who handles complex multiparty cases in the areas of insurance coverage, products liability, construction and employment.  He serves as counsel for national and international insurance companies in environmental and toxic tort claims, and he represented the prevailing party in the first reported decision in Minnesota interpreting the pollution exclusion in an environmental contamination context.

John is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).  He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of environmental law and insurance law and has been selected to the Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyers list by Minnesota Law & Politics/Super Lawyers.  John has also been listed in the top 6 percent of Minnesota attorneys in the areas of civil litigation and environmental law by Law and Leading Attorneys since 1994.  He was a member of the Bassford Remele Management Committee and served as the firm’s Chief Executive Officer.

John is a cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, where he served as an Adjunct Professor in the area of commercial liability insurance.


Practice Areas


Civil Litigation
Construction Law
Employment Law
Environmental Law
Insurance Coverage
Litigation & Appeals
Personal Injury
Product Liability
Toxic Tort Litigation

Education


University of Minnesota Law School

J.D., 1978
Honors: Cum Laude

University of Minnesota

B.S., 1974
Honors: With High Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa

 

Bar Admissions


State Bars
Minnesota, 1978

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1978

Appellate Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1981
U.S. Supreme Court, 1995

Certifications


Minnesota State Bar Association Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist, 1988 - 2013


Honors and Awards


The Best Lawyers in America, Environmental Law and Insurance Law, 2006 - 2016

Law and Leading Attorneys, Minnesota, Top 6% of Minnesota Lawyers in Civil Litigation & Environmental Law, 1994 - Present

Selected to the Top 100 Super Lawyers list, published in Minnesota Law & Politics/Super Lawyers, MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine and Twin Cities Business, 2003, 2004, 2006 - 2012

Selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers list, published in Minnesota Law & Politics/Super Lawyers, MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine and Twin Cities Business, 2000 - 2016


Professional Awards and Memberships


American Board of Trial Advocates

Minnesota State Bar Association, 1978 - 2016

Civil Jury Instruction Guide Subcommittee, Insurance Law, 2004 - 2005


Hennepin County Bar Association, 1978 - 2016

Fourth District Ethics Committee, 2006 - 2015


Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, 1980 - 2016

Co-Chair, Insurance Law Committee, 2005 - 2007


Defense Research Institute, 1980 - 2016

Minnesota Attorney General's Committee on Insurance Buy-Out Study, 1994 - 1995


Community Involvement


Hospice Volunteer

Past President, Roosevelt Area Youth Hockey Association

Coach, Youth Baseball

Judge, High School Mock Trial Competition

Board of Tustees, Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center


Representative Cases


Federal
MM Home Builders, Inc. v. Endurance Am. Specialty Ins. Inc., 2013 WL 1104770 (D. Minn. Mar. 18, 2013). 

API, Inc. v. Atl. Mut. Ins. Co., 2011 WL 5244669 (D. Minn. Nov. 2, 2011).

H.B. Fuller Co. v. United States Fire Insurace Co., 2011 WL 2884711 (D. Minn July 18, 2011).

In re SRC Holding Corp. 545 F.3d 661 (8th Cir. 2008).

Anderson Mktg., Inc. v. Maple Chase Co., 241 F.3d 1063 (8th Cir. 2001).

Langlie v. Onan Corp., 192 F.3d 1137 (8th Cir. 1999).

Reul v. Manpower Int'l, Inc., No. 97-1275, 2007 WL 734160 (8th Cir. Nov. 26, 1997).

TGA Dev. v. N. Ins. Co., 62 F.3d 1089 (8th Cir. 1995).

Bureau of Engraving, Inc. v. Fed. Ins. Co., 5 F.3d 1175 (8th Cir. 1993).

ReliaStar Life Ins. Co. v. Can. Life Assurance Co., No. 04-74, 2005 WL 615830 (D. Minn. Mar. 14, 2005).

Carlson Holdings, Inc. v. NAFCO Ins. Co., 205 F. Supp. 2d 1069 (D. Minn. 2001).

Am. States Ins. Co. v. Technical Surfacing, Inc., 50 F. Supp. 2d 888 (D. Minn. 1999).

Am. States. Inc. Co. v. Mankato Iron & Metal, Inc., 848 F. Supp. 1436 (D. Minn. 1993).

Minnesota Supreme Court
In re Silicone Breast Implant Ins. Coverage Litig., 667 N.W.2d 405 (Minn. 2003).

Employers Mut. Cas. Co. v. A.C.C.T., Inc., 580 N.W.2d 490 (Minn. 1998).

Hasnudeen v. Onan Corp., 552 N.W.2d 555 (Minn. 1996).

Hurlburt v. N. States Power Co., 549 N.W.2d 919 (Minn. 1996).

Benson v. N. Gopher Enters., Inc., 455 N.W.2d 444 (Minn. 1990).

Gawel v. Two Plus Two, Inc., 309 N.W.2d 746 (Minn. 1981).

McDonough v. Brite Lite Elec. Co., 304 N.W.2d 28 (Minn. 1981).

Warrick v. Giron, 290 N.W.2d 166 (Minn. 1980).

Minnesota Court of Appeals
Kraus-Anderson Constr. Co. v. Transp. Ins. Co., No. A10-698, 2011 WL 1364251 (Minn. Ct. App. Apr. 12, 2011).

St. Paul Mercury Ins. Co. v. N. States Power Co., No. A05-486, 2005 WL 3529139 (Minn. Ct. App. Dec. 27, 2005).

Domtar, Inc. v. Niagara Fire Ins. Co., No. A03-630, 2004 WL 376951 (Minn. Ct. App. Mar. 2, 2004).

In re Silicone Breast Implant Ins. Coverage Litig., 652 N.W.2d 56 (Minn. Ct. App. 2002), aff’d in part, rev’d in part, 667 N.W.2d 405 (Minn. 2003).

Twinco Romax Auto. Warehouse, Inc. v. Olson Gen. Contractors, Inc., 643 N.W.2d 338 (Minn. Ct. App. 2002).

In re Shigellosis Litig., 647 N.W.2d 1 (Minn. Ct. App. 2002).

Indep. Sch. Dist. No. 833 v. Bor-Son Constr., Inc., 631 N.W.2d 437 (Minn. Ct. App. 2001).

Costello v. Unipress Corp., 1996 WL 106215 (Minn. Ct. App. Mar. 12, 1996).

City of Maple Lake v. Am. States Ins. Co., 509 N.W.2d 399 (Minn. Ct. App. 1993).

Sylvester Bros. Dev. Co. v. Great Cent. Ins. Co., 480 N.W.2d 368 (Minn. Ct. App. 1992), appeal after remand, 503 N.W.2d 793 (Minn. Ct. App. 1993), review denied (Minn. Sept. 30, 1993).

Sunrise Specialty Contracting v. S.A. Komet, No. C7-92-924, 1992 WL 295127 (Minn. Ct. App. Oct. 20, 1992).

Hanson v. Orr-Schelen-Mayeron & Assocs., Inc., No. C7-90-1275, 1991 WL 6398 (Minn. Ct. App. Jan. 29, 1991).

Utica Mut. Ins. Co. of N.Y. v. Am. States Ins. Co., No. C7-90-2524, 1991 WL 102962 (Minn. Ct. App. June 18, 1991).

Gunnufson v. Onan Corp., 450 N.W.2d 179 (Minn. Ct. App. 1990).

Davis v. Manpower, Inc., No. C4-89-885, 1989 WL 113024 (1989 Minn. Ct. App. Oct. 3, 1989).

Carlson Cos. v. Associated Aviation Underwriters, No. C2-89-819, 1989 WL 124372 (Minn. Ct. App. Oct. 24, 1989).

Mendota Heights Assocs. v. Friel, 414 N.W.2d 480 (Minn. Ct. App. 1987).

Maschenik v. Park Nicollet Med. Ctr., 385 N.W.2d 362 (Minn. Ct. App. 1986).

Virsen v. Rosso, Beutel, Johnson, Rosso & Ebersold, 356 N.W.2d 333 (Minn. Ct. App. 1984).


Representative Clients


Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company

BOR-SON Construction Company

Chubb Group of Insurance Companies

Cummins, Inc.

Federated Rural Electric Insurance Company

Kone, Inc.

Kraus-Anderson Construction Company

Munich Re Insurance Company of America

Murphy Oil, USA

The RiverStone Group

TIG Insurance Company

Travelers Insurance Companies

Publications


Bad Faith and Wrongful Refusal to Settle: Liability in Excess of Policy Limits, Chapter 4, Minnesota Insurance Law Deskbook (4th Ed., 2011) (Co-Author with S.K. Pearson)

Bad Faith and Wrongful Refusal to Settle: Liability in Excess of Policy Limits, Chapter 4, Minnesota Insurance Law Deskbook (3rd Ed., 2005) 2009 Update (Co-Author with P.M. Semrow)

Contributing Author, Minnesota Insurance Law Deskbook, 2005

Contributing Author, Minnesota Insurance Law Deskbook, 2003 Update

Minnesota's Developing Law on the AIA Waiver of Subrogation Provision, Association of General Contractors of Minnesota Constructive Comment Newsletter, Vol. 76-10, Oct. 31, 2001 (Co-Author with K.A. Putney)

Continuing Developments Regarding Insurance for Environmental Claims, 15 Minnesota Defense 16, 1994 (Co-Author with M.A. Klutho)

Coverage for Construction Claims, Minnesota State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Insurance Law, 1989, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, 1990, 1991

Insurance Coverage for Hazardous Waste Cleanup, Advanced Legal Education, Hazardous Waste, 1985


Academic Appointments


University of Minnesota Law School, Adjunct Professor, Commercial Liability Insurance, 2001-2003

Legal Writing Instructor, 1976-1977


Presentations


Allocating Between Covered and Excluded Claims, Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Insurance Law Committee, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 14, 2013

Risk Shifting in Construction Contracts, Minnesota State Bar Association, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, June 10, 2009

Bad Faith, Minnesota CLE, May 17, 2007 and May 24, 2005

Bad Faith, Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Insurance Law Institute, January 25, 2007 (Seminar Co-Chair)

Insurance Coverage Issues for Water Intrusion Claims, CPCU Society Symposium, April 16, 2006

Bad Faith, Minnesota State Bar Association, Minnesota CLE, Handling Insurance Issues in Minnesota, June 4, 2003

Insurance Coverage Issues Raised by the Minnesota Landfill Clean-Up Act -- Trigger, Allocation and the Pollution Exclusion, Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Toxic Tort/Environmental Law Committee, 1998

Allocation, Trigger and Number of Occurrences, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, CGL Insurance, 1995

Risk Shifting in Construction Claims, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, Mastering Personal Injury Litigation, 1995

Insurance Coverage for Construction Claims, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, Insurance Law Conference, 1993, 1991 and 1990

Coverage for Construction Claims, Minnesota State Bar Association, Insurance Law Seminar, 1989

Insurer's Duty to Defend, Association of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters, 1986

Potential Areas of Liability, National Environmental Training Association, Annual Meeting, 1986

Presentation of Evidence, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, 1985

Insurance Coverage Issues Regarding Hazardous Waste, Advanced Legal Education, Hazardous Waste Seminar, 1985