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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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Kari M. Dahlin

Attorney

Email: kdahlin@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1652

Fax: 612.746.1294

Kari Dahlin is an attorney with more than 16 years of judicial clerkship experience, having served under both the Honorable Kenneth L. Ryskamp, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida and the Honorable Jill Flaskamp Hallbrooks at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. During her tenure with Judge Ryskamp, Kari independently managed the docket and shepherded approximately 1,700 cases through the litigation process, from the filing of complaints through trial and other dispositions. She has drafted opinions for the Southern District of Florida and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Kari has experience with many substantive areas of law, including employment law involving unfair competition, non-competes, employment discrimination, and employee wages and benefits matters; business and mass tort litigation; and fraud involving health care, insurance coverage, and securities. She has also been involved in banking, environmental, antitrust, trademark and copyright matters, and commodities and telecommunications regulation matters.

Kari graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she served as a Note & Comment Editor of the Minnesota Law Review and as a Student Attorney for the University of Minnesota Law School Domestic Assault Prosecution Clinic. Kari graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota, receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.


Practice Areas

Insurance Coverage
Commercial Litigation
Medical Device Litigation
Pharmaceutical Litigation
Unfair Competition



Kari M. Dahlin

Attorney

Email: kdahlin@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1652

Fax: 612.746.1294

Education

University of Minnesota Law School

J.D., 2001
Honors: Cum laude
             
Note & Comment Editor, Minnesota Law Review
             
2001 Burton Award for Legal Achievement
              Volumes 35 & 36 Memorial Fund Award for Outstanding Student Article
              Lee Bearmon Award in Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

University of Minnesota

B.A. Political Science, 1998
Honors: Summa cum laude
             
Judge Earl Larson Scholarship
              Phi Beta Kappa




Kari M. Dahlin

Attorney

Email: kdahlin@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1652

Fax: 612.746.1294

Bar Admissions

State Bars
Minnesota, 2001
Florida, 2011

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2016



Kari M. Dahlin

Attorney

Email: kdahlin@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1652

Fax: 612.746.1294

Judicial Clerkship

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
West Palm Beach, Florida
             Judicial Law Clerk to Honorable Kenneth Ryskamp, 2002 - 2016

Minnesota Court of Appeals
St. Paul, Minnesota
             Judicial Law Clerk to Honorable Jill Flaskamp Halbrooks, 2001 - 2002

Ramsey County District Court
St. Paul, Minnesota
             Judicial Extern to Honorable Katheen Gearin, 1999




Kari M. Dahlin

Attorney

Email: kdahlin@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1652

Fax: 612.746.1294

Professional Awards and Memberships

Minnesota State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

The Florida Bar

Out-of-State Division Member


Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Minnesota Women Lawyers




Kari M. Dahlin

Attorney

Email: kdahlin@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1652

Fax: 612.746.1294

Publications

Actions Speak Louder than Thoughts: The Constitutionality Questionable Reach of the Minnesota CLE Elimination of Bias Requirement, 84 Minn. L. Rev. 1725 (2000)




Kari M. Dahlin

Attorney

Email: kdahlin@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1652

Fax: 612.746.1294

Presentations

Presenter, The Judicial Process, Palm Beach Atlantic University Business Law Seminar, April 2014

Presenter, The Bases for Awarding Sanctions in Federal Court and the Circumstances Under Which Sanctions are Appropriate, Palm Beach County Christian Legal Society Ethics Cafe CLE, October 2012




Kari M. Dahlin

Attorney

Email: kdahlin@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1652

Fax: 612.746.1294

Kari Dahlin is an attorney with more than 16 years of judicial clerkship experience, having served under both the Honorable Kenneth L. Ryskamp, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida and the Honorable Jill Flaskamp Hallbrooks at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. During her tenure with Judge Ryskamp, Kari independently managed the docket and shepherded approximately 1,700 cases through the litigation process, from the filing of complaints through trial and other dispositions. She has drafted opinions for the Southern District of Florida and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Kari has experience with many substantive areas of law, including employment law involving unfair competition, non-competes, employment discrimination, and employee wages and benefits matters; business and mass tort litigation; and fraud involving health care, insurance coverage, and securities. She has also been involved in banking, environmental, antitrust, trademark and copyright matters, and commodities and telecommunications regulation matters.

Kari graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she served as a Note & Comment Editor of the Minnesota Law Review and as a Student Attorney for the University of Minnesota Law School Domestic Assault Prosecution Clinic. Kari graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota, receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.


Practice Areas


Insurance Coverage
Commercial Litigation
Medical Device Litigation
Pharmaceutical Litigation
Unfair Competition

Education


University of Minnesota Law School

J.D., 2001
Honors: Cum laude
             
Note & Comment Editor, Minnesota Law Review
             
2001 Burton Award for Legal Achievement
              Volumes 35 & 36 Memorial Fund Award for Outstanding Student Article
              Lee Bearmon Award in Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

University of Minnesota

B.A. Political Science, 1998
Honors: Summa cum laude
             
Judge Earl Larson Scholarship
              Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions


State Bars
Minnesota, 2001
Florida, 2011

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2016

Judicial Clerkship


U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
West Palm Beach, Florida
             Judicial Law Clerk to Honorable Kenneth Ryskamp, 2002 - 2016

Minnesota Court of Appeals
St. Paul, Minnesota
             Judicial Law Clerk to Honorable Jill Flaskamp Halbrooks, 2001 - 2002

Ramsey County District Court
St. Paul, Minnesota
             Judicial Extern to Honorable Katheen Gearin, 1999


Professional Awards and Memberships


Minnesota State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

The Florida Bar

Out-of-State Division Member


Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Minnesota Women Lawyers


Publications


Actions Speak Louder than Thoughts: The Constitutionality Questionable Reach of the Minnesota CLE Elimination of Bias Requirement, 84 Minn. L. Rev. 1725 (2000)


Presentations


Presenter, The Judicial Process, Palm Beach Atlantic University Business Law Seminar, April 2014

Presenter, The Bases for Awarding Sanctions in Federal Court and the Circumstances Under Which Sanctions are Appropriate, Palm Beach County Christian Legal Society Ethics Cafe CLE, October 2012