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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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Peter L. Gregory

Shareholder

Email: pgregory@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1604

Fax: 612.746.1204

Pete Gregory focuses his civil litigation practice on professional liability defense.  Peter defends lawyers against legal malpractice claims and long term care facilities against medical negligence claims.  He also has significant commercial litigation experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of business-related disputes.

Pete received his undergraduate degree from Wheaton College and his J.D. cum laude from the University of St. Thomas Law School in 2007 where he was a member of the moot court team.  He served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Matthew Johnson of the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

 


Practice Areas

Appellate Law
Commercial Litigation
Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Legal Malpractice
Professional Liability
Health Care Law
Nursing Home Litigation



Peter L. Gregory

Shareholder

Email: pgregory@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1604

Fax: 612.746.1204

Education

University of St. Thomas School of Law

J.D., 2007
Honors: Cum Laude
Honors: Dean’s Awards: Jurisprudence, International Law, Lawyering Skills: Appeals

Wheaton College

B.A., 2001
Major: Philosophy/Economics




Peter L. Gregory

Shareholder

Email: pgregory@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1604

Fax: 612.746.1204

Bar Admissions

State Bars
Minnesota, 2007

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2009

Appellate Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2013



Peter L. Gregory

Shareholder

Email: pgregory@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1604

Fax: 612.746.1204

Judicial Clerkship

Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Matthew Johnson
   Minnesota Court of Appeals




Peter L. Gregory

Shareholder

Email: pgregory@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1604

Fax: 612.746.1204

Honors and Awards

Recognized in the Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers Magazine (only 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are selected), 2012 - Present




Peter L. Gregory

Shareholder

Email: pgregory@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1604

Fax: 612.746.1204

Professional Awards and Memberships

Minnesota State Bar Association

Member


Hennepin County Bar Association

Member


Defense Research Institute

Member
Nursing Home/ALF Litigation Steering Committee Member, 2015 - 2016


Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Member


Professional Liability Defense Federation

Member
Lawyer’s Professional Liability Committee Member, 2015 - 2016





Peter L. Gregory

Shareholder

Email: pgregory@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1604

Fax: 612.746.1204

Community Involvement

Volunteer Lawyers Network, Conciliation Court Clinic, 2010 - Present

Mentor, St. Thomas Mentorship Program




Peter L. Gregory

Shareholder

Email: pgregory@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1604

Fax: 612.746.1204

Representative Cases

Shimota v. Wegner, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 127531 (D. Minn. 2016).

Reedquist v. McKay, 540 B.R. 388 (D. Minn. 2015).

Thommes v. Honeywell Int'l, Inc., No. A14-1818, 2015 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 573 (Minn. Ct. App. June 22, 2015).

St. Jude Med. S.C., Inc. v. Tormey, 779 F.3d 894 (8th Cir. 2015).

Seward Towers Corp. v. Ogbe, A13-0312, 2013 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 957 (Minn. Ct. App. Oct. 21, 2013)

Hilt v. St. Jude Med. S.C., Inc., 687 F.3d 375, 376 (8th Cir. 2012)

State of Minnesota v. Hanson, No. A10-894 (Minn. Ct. App. June 13, 2011).

Smith v. Target Corp., A10-831, 2011 WL 206163 (Minn. Ct. App. Jan. 25, 2011)

Minnesota Bd. of Chiropractic Examiners v. Cich, 788 N.W.3d 515 (Minn. Ct. App. 2010).

Deleon v. Target Corp., No. A09-1640, 2010 WL 2485724 (Minn. Ct. App. June 22, 2010).




Peter L. Gregory

Shareholder

Email: pgregory@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1604

Fax: 612.746.1204

Presentations

Common Ethical Pitfalls Facing New Lawyers, MDLA New Lawyers Section, April 6, 2017.

Reducing Nursing Liability - Documentation, Decision-Making and Delegation, LeadingAge Minnesota Institute Expo, February 8, 2017

Risk Management in the Practice of Immigration Law, MSBA 2016 Immigration Section Annual Dinner and Meeting, June 30, 2016

“10 Ethics Issue for Emerging Lawyers.”  MSBA New Lawyers Leadership Conference, April 11, 2014

“Non-Expert ‘Experts’—Working with Private Investigators.”  MDLA Mid-Winter Conference, January 31, 2014

Mom Always Liked You Best – Probate and Trust Litigation, BMO Private Bank, June 18, 2013




Peter L. Gregory

Shareholder

Email: pgregory@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1604

Fax: 612.746.1204




Peter L. Gregory

Shareholder

Email: pgregory@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1604

Fax: 612.746.1204

Pete Gregory focuses his civil litigation practice on professional liability defense.  Peter defends lawyers against legal malpractice claims and long term care facilities against medical negligence claims.  He also has significant commercial litigation experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of business-related disputes.

Pete received his undergraduate degree from Wheaton College and his J.D. cum laude from the University of St. Thomas Law School in 2007 where he was a member of the moot court team.  He served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Matthew Johnson of the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

 


Practice Areas


Appellate Law
Commercial Litigation
Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Legal Malpractice
Professional Liability
Health Care Law
Nursing Home Litigation

Education


University of St. Thomas School of Law

J.D., 2007
Honors: Cum Laude
Honors: Dean’s Awards: Jurisprudence, International Law, Lawyering Skills: Appeals

Wheaton College

B.A., 2001
Major: Philosophy/Economics

Bar Admissions


State Bars
Minnesota, 2007

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2009

Appellate Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2013

Judicial Clerkship


Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Matthew Johnson
   Minnesota Court of Appeals


Honors and Awards


Recognized in the Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers Magazine (only 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are selected), 2012 - Present


Professional Awards and Memberships


Minnesota State Bar Association

Member


Hennepin County Bar Association

Member


Defense Research Institute

Member
Nursing Home/ALF Litigation Steering Committee Member, 2015 - 2016


Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Member


Professional Liability Defense Federation

Member
Lawyer’s Professional Liability Committee Member, 2015 - 2016



Community Involvement


Volunteer Lawyers Network, Conciliation Court Clinic, 2010 - Present

Mentor, St. Thomas Mentorship Program


Representative Cases


Shimota v. Wegner, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 127531 (D. Minn. 2016).

Reedquist v. McKay, 540 B.R. 388 (D. Minn. 2015).

Thommes v. Honeywell Int'l, Inc., No. A14-1818, 2015 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 573 (Minn. Ct. App. June 22, 2015).

St. Jude Med. S.C., Inc. v. Tormey, 779 F.3d 894 (8th Cir. 2015).

Seward Towers Corp. v. Ogbe, A13-0312, 2013 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 957 (Minn. Ct. App. Oct. 21, 2013)

Hilt v. St. Jude Med. S.C., Inc., 687 F.3d 375, 376 (8th Cir. 2012)

State of Minnesota v. Hanson, No. A10-894 (Minn. Ct. App. June 13, 2011).

Smith v. Target Corp., A10-831, 2011 WL 206163 (Minn. Ct. App. Jan. 25, 2011)

Minnesota Bd. of Chiropractic Examiners v. Cich, 788 N.W.3d 515 (Minn. Ct. App. 2010).

Deleon v. Target Corp., No. A09-1640, 2010 WL 2485724 (Minn. Ct. App. June 22, 2010).


Publications


Prepared In Anticipation – Taking Full Advantage of the Protections in Rule 26.02 (d), MDLA For the Defense, Winter 2016

Construing Ambiguity: The Changing Shape of Joint and Several Liability, Bench & Bar of Minnesota, December 13, 2013

Who Is My Client?, Bench & Bar of Minnesota, January 2013

How Interesting ... Statutory Interest on Awards, Verdicts, Judgments, and Debts in Minnesota, Bench & Bar of Minnesota, December 2011

Event Data Recorders in Auto Accident Litigation, Minnesota Defense, Spring 2010


Presentations


Common Ethical Pitfalls Facing New Lawyers, MDLA New Lawyers Section, April 6, 2017.

Reducing Nursing Liability - Documentation, Decision-Making and Delegation, LeadingAge Minnesota Institute Expo, February 8, 2017

Risk Management in the Practice of Immigration Law, MSBA 2016 Immigration Section Annual Dinner and Meeting, June 30, 2016

“10 Ethics Issue for Emerging Lawyers.”  MSBA New Lawyers Leadership Conference, April 11, 2014

“Non-Expert ‘Experts’—Working with Private Investigators.”  MDLA Mid-Winter Conference, January 31, 2014

Mom Always Liked You Best – Probate and Trust Litigation, BMO Private Bank, June 18, 2013