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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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Jeffrey D. Klobucar

Attorney

Email: jklobucar@bassford.com

Phone: 612-376-1639

Fax: 612-746-1239

Jeffrey Klobucar is an associate attorney in the commercial litigation department at Bassford Remele.  His practice focuses on representing commercial creditors in bankruptcy and state court litigation matters, typically related to the enforcement of security interests or determinations of non-dischargeability on the basis of fraud.  He also represents clients in complex civil litigation matters, including breach of contract and tort cases, as well as class-actions and multi-district litigations relating to tort and product liability matters.


Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
Business & Commercial Law
Civil Litigation
Appellate Law
Commercial Litigation
Housing Law



Jeffrey D. Klobucar

Attorney

Email: jklobucar@bassford.com

Phone: 612-376-1639

Fax: 612-746-1239

Education

University of St. Thomas School of Law

J.D., 2008

University of Minnesota

B.A., 2005
Major: International Relations




Jeffrey D. Klobucar

Attorney

Email: jklobucar@bassford.com

Phone: 612-376-1639

Fax: 612-746-1239

Bar Admissions

State Bars
Minnesota, 2008

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2008
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2010
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 2015

Appellate Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2010



Jeffrey D. Klobucar

Attorney

Email: jklobucar@bassford.com

Phone: 612-376-1639

Fax: 612-746-1239

Honors and Awards

Selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers Magazine (only 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are selected), 2014 - Present

A-V Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell




Jeffrey D. Klobucar

Attorney

Email: jklobucar@bassford.com

Phone: 612-376-1639

Fax: 612-746-1239

Professional Awards and Memberships

Hennepin County Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association

Bankruptcy Section
Associate Editor, Bankruptcy Bulletin, 2015 - Present


ACA International

Members Attorney Program


Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Defense Research Institute




Jeffrey D. Klobucar

Attorney

Email: jklobucar@bassford.com

Phone: 612-376-1639

Fax: 612-746-1239

Community Involvement

Volunteer Lawyers Network, Conciliation Court Clinic, 2014 – Present




Jeffrey D. Klobucar

Attorney

Email: jklobucar@bassford.com

Phone: 612-376-1639

Fax: 612-746-1239

Representative Cases

In re: Syngenta Litigation, No. 27-CV-15-3785 (Minn. Dist. Ct., filed Mar. 10, 2015) (working with co-lead litigation team in large, complex, civil litigation). 

In Re: RFC and ResCap Liquidating Trust, No. 13-cv-03451, No. 14-cv-1740 (D. Minn. 2015) (represented Minnesota mortgage origination company in complex consolidated civil litigation).

Nhut Le v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 59323 (D. Minn. 2014) (represented lender in complex consolidated action; obtained dismissal of all claims).

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Perez, et al., 2014 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 245 (Minn. App. 2014) (successfully defended lender at Minnesota Court of Appeals).

Fannie Mae v. Mondragon, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4541 (D. Minn. 2014); Mondragon v. Fannie Mae, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4537 (D. Minn. 2014) (represented Fannie Mae in foreclosure-related civil litigation).

Fisette v. Keller (In re Fisette), 695 F.3d 803 (8th Cir. 2012) (represented Minnesota Bankers Association and large national bank as amici curiae in federal appeal related to lien-stripping in the context of a chapter 13 bankruptcy case).

Admiral Merchants Motor Freight v. Wis. Dispatch, Inc., Court File No. 27-CV-11-14173, 2012 Minn. Dist. LEXIS 197 (Minn. Dist. Ct. 2012) (obtained verdict at trial in favor of client in commercial litigation).

In re Imprelis Herbicide Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation, No. 2:11-md-2284-GP (E.D. Pa. 2011) (represented class representative in complex, multi-district, class action litigation; member of law-and-briefing committee appointed by lead counsel).
   - Gingold v. E.I. Dupont de Nemours and Co., No. 11-cv-2166 (D. Minn. 2011).
   - Larson v. E.I. Dupont de Nemours and Co., No. 11-cv-2606 (D. Minn. 2011).

Illisaca v. Idrovo, 2011 Minn. App. Unpub LEXIS 728, (Minn. App. 2011) (successfully defended equipment lender at Minnesota Court of Appeals).

Re-Solutions Intermediaries, LLC v. Heartland Fin. Group, Inc., 2010 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 265 (Minn. App. 2010) (successfully defended reinsurance provider at Minnesota Court of Appeals).




Jeffrey D. Klobucar

Attorney

Email: jklobucar@bassford.com

Phone: 612-376-1639

Fax: 612-746-1239

Academic Appointments

Adjunct Professor of Law, University of St. Thomas School of Law, 2008 - 2013




Jeffrey D. Klobucar

Attorney

Email: jklobucar@bassford.com

Phone: 612-376-1639

Fax: 612-746-1239

Previous Employment

Schiller & Adam, PA
Minneapolis, Minnesota
     Associate, 2012 -2014

Foley & Mansfield
Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Associate, 2008 - 2012
    Law Clerk, 2005 - 2008




Jeffrey D. Klobucar

Attorney

Email: jklobucar@bassford.com

Phone: 612-376-1639

Fax: 612-746-1239

Jeffrey Klobucar is an associate attorney in the commercial litigation department at Bassford Remele.  His practice focuses on representing commercial creditors in bankruptcy and state court litigation matters, typically related to the enforcement of security interests or determinations of non-dischargeability on the basis of fraud.  He also represents clients in complex civil litigation matters, including breach of contract and tort cases, as well as class-actions and multi-district litigations relating to tort and product liability matters.


Practice Areas


Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
Business & Commercial Law
Civil Litigation
Appellate Law
Commercial Litigation
Housing Law

Education


University of St. Thomas School of Law

J.D., 2008

University of Minnesota

B.A., 2005
Major: International Relations

Bar Admissions


State Bars
Minnesota, 2008

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2008
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2010
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 2015

Appellate Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2010

Honors and Awards


Selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers Magazine (only 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are selected), 2014 - Present

A-V Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell


Professional Awards and Memberships


Hennepin County Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association

Bankruptcy Section
Associate Editor, Bankruptcy Bulletin, 2015 - Present


ACA International

Members Attorney Program


Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Defense Research Institute


Community Involvement


Volunteer Lawyers Network, Conciliation Court Clinic, 2014 – Present


Representative Cases


In re: Syngenta Litigation, No. 27-CV-15-3785 (Minn. Dist. Ct., filed Mar. 10, 2015) (working with co-lead litigation team in large, complex, civil litigation). 

In Re: RFC and ResCap Liquidating Trust, No. 13-cv-03451, No. 14-cv-1740 (D. Minn. 2015) (represented Minnesota mortgage origination company in complex consolidated civil litigation).

Nhut Le v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 59323 (D. Minn. 2014) (represented lender in complex consolidated action; obtained dismissal of all claims).

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Perez, et al., 2014 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 245 (Minn. App. 2014) (successfully defended lender at Minnesota Court of Appeals).

Fannie Mae v. Mondragon, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4541 (D. Minn. 2014); Mondragon v. Fannie Mae, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4537 (D. Minn. 2014) (represented Fannie Mae in foreclosure-related civil litigation).

Fisette v. Keller (In re Fisette), 695 F.3d 803 (8th Cir. 2012) (represented Minnesota Bankers Association and large national bank as amici curiae in federal appeal related to lien-stripping in the context of a chapter 13 bankruptcy case).

Admiral Merchants Motor Freight v. Wis. Dispatch, Inc., Court File No. 27-CV-11-14173, 2012 Minn. Dist. LEXIS 197 (Minn. Dist. Ct. 2012) (obtained verdict at trial in favor of client in commercial litigation).

In re Imprelis Herbicide Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation, No. 2:11-md-2284-GP (E.D. Pa. 2011) (represented class representative in complex, multi-district, class action litigation; member of law-and-briefing committee appointed by lead counsel).
   - Gingold v. E.I. Dupont de Nemours and Co., No. 11-cv-2166 (D. Minn. 2011).
   - Larson v. E.I. Dupont de Nemours and Co., No. 11-cv-2606 (D. Minn. 2011).

Illisaca v. Idrovo, 2011 Minn. App. Unpub LEXIS 728, (Minn. App. 2011) (successfully defended equipment lender at Minnesota Court of Appeals).

Re-Solutions Intermediaries, LLC v. Heartland Fin. Group, Inc., 2010 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 265 (Minn. App. 2010) (successfully defended reinsurance provider at Minnesota Court of Appeals).


Academic Appointments


Adjunct Professor of Law, University of St. Thomas School of Law, 2008 - 2013


Previous Employment


Schiller & Adam, PA
Minneapolis, Minnesota
     Associate, 2012 -2014

Foley & Mansfield
Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Associate, 2008 - 2012
    Law Clerk, 2005 - 2008