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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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Christine E. Hinrichs

Attorney

Email: chinrichs@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1637

Fax: 612.746.1237

Christine Hinrichs focuses her practice on health care defense and appeals. Christine successfully represents and counsels health care facilities and health care providers on matters ranging from the defense of claims under the Minnesota Health Records Act to navigating complex health care appeals. Christine is active in the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Health Law and Appellate Practice sections and speaks on health care professional liability topics. Notably, Christine has been named to the Rising Stars list, published Super Lawyers Magazine, since 2015.

Prior to joining Bassford Remele, Christine handled appeals as a staff attorney for the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.  She also clerked at the Minnesota Court of Appeals for the Honorable Michelle A. Larkin and the Honorable Jill Flaskamp Halbrooks. 

Christine graduated summa cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law, where she served as Executive Editor of the Journal of the National Security Forum, and the Assistant Editor of Law Review. Christine received her undergraduate degree in political science and management studies from St. Olaf College. 


Practice Areas

Health Care Law
Medical Malpractice
Appellate Law
Sexual Misconduct Litigation



Christine E. Hinrichs

Attorney

Email: chinrichs@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1637

Fax: 612.746.1237

Education

William Mitchell College of Law

J.D., 2009
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Law Review: Assistant Editor
Journal of the National Security Forum: Executive Editor

Saint Olaf College

B.A., 2006
Honors: Magna Cum Laude; Secretary, Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society
Majors: Political Science, Management Studies




Christine E. Hinrichs

Attorney

Email: chinrichs@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1637

Fax: 612.746.1237

Bar Admissions

State Bars
Minnesota, 2009

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2014
U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota, 2015

Appellate Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2014



Christine E. Hinrichs

Attorney

Email: chinrichs@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1637

Fax: 612.746.1237

Judicial Clerkship

Law Clerk to The Honorable Michelle A. Larkin, Minnesota Court of Appeals, 2011 – 2012

Law Clerk to The Honorable Jill Flaskamp Halbrooks, Minnesota Court of Appeals, 2009 – 2011

Adult Prosecution: Gang Unit Law Clerk, Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, 2008 – 2009




Christine E. Hinrichs

Attorney

Email: chinrichs@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1637

Fax: 612.746.1237

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), 2015 - Present




Christine E. Hinrichs

Attorney

Email: chinrichs@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1637

Fax: 612.746.1237

Professional Awards and Memberships

Warren E. Burger Inn of Court

Eighth Circuit Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association

   Animal Law, Council Member
   Appellate Practice, Member
   Health Law, Member


Hennepin County Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Eighth Circuit Certworthy Reporter


Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Minnesota Hospital Association

Minnesota Women Lawyers

Development Committee, Member


Ole Law

Steering Committee





Christine E. Hinrichs

Attorney

Email: chinrichs@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1637

Fax: 612.746.1237

Community Involvement

Pet Project Rescue, Board Secretary, 2013-Present

Volunteer Lawyers Network, Conciliation Court Clinic, 2014 - Present




Christine E. Hinrichs

Attorney

Email: chinrichs@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1637

Fax: 612.746.1237

Representative Cases

Minnesota Supreme Court
Guzick v. Kimball, 869 N.W.2d 42 (Minn. 2015), primary draftsperson of amicus brief submitted by the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association.

Minnesota Court of Appeals
Ziemer v. GovDelivery, Inc., A13-0644 (Minn. App. Dec. 23. 2013), addressing the interpretation of Minnesota’s unemployment insurance statutes and treatment of settlement proceeds in calculating benefits. 




Christine E. Hinrichs

Attorney

Email: chinrichs@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1637

Fax: 612.746.1237

Publications

Co-Author, You've Been Served With a Subpoena. Now What?, Minnesota Medicine, May/June 2016

Co-Author, Off the Tracks: How a Train Accident Derailed Article III Power, 36 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 1434 (2010)

Author, Flying Under the Radar or an Unnecessary Watchdog? A Review of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, 35 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 5109 (2009)




Christine E. Hinrichs

Attorney

Email: chinrichs@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1637

Fax: 612.746.1237

Presentations

Moderator, Boost Your Persuasiveness: Judge Renee L. Worke and Judge Heidi S. Schellhas Offer Reflections on Effective Advocacy, MSBA Appellate Practice Section Annual Dinner, St. Paul, MN, June 9, 2016

Co-Presenter, Case Law Update, MDLA/MNAJ/MSBA Medical Malpractice Seminar, Minneapolis, MN, October 1, 2015

Co-Presenter, Reducing the Risk of Malpractice Lawsuits, Surgical Specialists of Minnesota, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, June 24, 2015




Christine E. Hinrichs

Attorney

Email: chinrichs@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1637

Fax: 612.746.1237

Previous Employment

Department of Employment & Economic Development
         Compensation Attorney, 2012 - 2014

 

Minnesota Court of Appeals
   Law Clerk, 2009-2012

 




Christine E. Hinrichs

Attorney

Email: chinrichs@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1637

Fax: 612.746.1237

Christine Hinrichs focuses her practice on health care defense and appeals. Christine successfully represents and counsels health care facilities and health care providers on matters ranging from the defense of claims under the Minnesota Health Records Act to navigating complex health care appeals. Christine is active in the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Health Law and Appellate Practice sections and speaks on health care professional liability topics. Notably, Christine has been named to the Rising Stars list, published Super Lawyers Magazine, since 2015.

Prior to joining Bassford Remele, Christine handled appeals as a staff attorney for the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.  She also clerked at the Minnesota Court of Appeals for the Honorable Michelle A. Larkin and the Honorable Jill Flaskamp Halbrooks. 

Christine graduated summa cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law, where she served as Executive Editor of the Journal of the National Security Forum, and the Assistant Editor of Law Review. Christine received her undergraduate degree in political science and management studies from St. Olaf College. 


Practice Areas


Health Care Law
Medical Malpractice
Appellate Law
Sexual Misconduct Litigation

Education


William Mitchell College of Law

J.D., 2009
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Law Review: Assistant Editor
Journal of the National Security Forum: Executive Editor

Saint Olaf College

B.A., 2006
Honors: Magna Cum Laude; Secretary, Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society
Majors: Political Science, Management Studies

Bar Admissions


State Bars
Minnesota, 2009

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2014
U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota, 2015

Appellate Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2014

Judicial Clerkship


Law Clerk to The Honorable Michelle A. Larkin, Minnesota Court of Appeals, 2011 – 2012

Law Clerk to The Honorable Jill Flaskamp Halbrooks, Minnesota Court of Appeals, 2009 – 2011

Adult Prosecution: Gang Unit Law Clerk, Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, 2008 – 2009


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), 2015 - Present


Professional Awards and Memberships


Warren E. Burger Inn of Court

Eighth Circuit Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association

   Animal Law, Council Member
   Appellate Practice, Member
   Health Law, Member


Hennepin County Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Eighth Circuit Certworthy Reporter


Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Minnesota Hospital Association

Minnesota Women Lawyers

Development Committee, Member


Ole Law

Steering Committee



Community Involvement


Pet Project Rescue, Board Secretary, 2013-Present

Volunteer Lawyers Network, Conciliation Court Clinic, 2014 - Present


Representative Cases


Minnesota Supreme Court
Guzick v. Kimball, 869 N.W.2d 42 (Minn. 2015), primary draftsperson of amicus brief submitted by the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association.

Minnesota Court of Appeals
Ziemer v. GovDelivery, Inc., A13-0644 (Minn. App. Dec. 23. 2013), addressing the interpretation of Minnesota’s unemployment insurance statutes and treatment of settlement proceeds in calculating benefits. 


Publications


Co-Author, You've Been Served With a Subpoena. Now What?, Minnesota Medicine, May/June 2016

Co-Author, Off the Tracks: How a Train Accident Derailed Article III Power, 36 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 1434 (2010)

Author, Flying Under the Radar or an Unnecessary Watchdog? A Review of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, 35 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 5109 (2009)


Presentations


Moderator, Boost Your Persuasiveness: Judge Renee L. Worke and Judge Heidi S. Schellhas Offer Reflections on Effective Advocacy, MSBA Appellate Practice Section Annual Dinner, St. Paul, MN, June 9, 2016

Co-Presenter, Case Law Update, MDLA/MNAJ/MSBA Medical Malpractice Seminar, Minneapolis, MN, October 1, 2015

Co-Presenter, Reducing the Risk of Malpractice Lawsuits, Surgical Specialists of Minnesota, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, June 24, 2015


Previous Employment


Department of Employment & Economic Development
         Compensation Attorney, 2012 - 2014

 

Minnesota Court of Appeals
   Law Clerk, 2009-2012