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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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Patrick D. Newman

Attorney

Email: pnewman@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1632

Fax: 612.746.1232

Patrick Newman represents businesses, financial institutions, and members of the credit and collection industry in a wide array of litigation, including defense of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, and Telephone Consumer Protection Act claims. Patrick also advises clients to develop effective compliance protocols and guides them through regulatory enforcement actions. His practice also includes bankruptcy litigation and appeals.

Patrick graduated magna cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law.  During law school, Patrick clerked for a Chapter 7 panel trustee, assisting the trustee in litigating preference and fraudulent transfer claims.  Prior to law school, Patrick worked for both in-house and outside counsel to various creditors in the upper Midwest.


Practice Areas

Appellate Law
Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
Civil Litigation
Consumer Law Defense
Professional Liability



Patrick D. Newman

Attorney

Email: pnewman@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1632

Fax: 612.746.1232

Education

William Mitchell College of Law

J.D., 2013
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: Dean’s List, CALI Award recipient

University of Wisconsin-Madison

B.A., Philosophy, 2010




Patrick D. Newman

Attorney

Email: pnewman@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1632

Fax: 612.746.1232

Bar Admissions

State Bars
Minnesota, 2013
Wisconsin, 2013

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2014
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2013
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 2013
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 2015
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2015
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, 2015
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2015
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2015
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 2015

Appellate Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2014
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 2015



Patrick D. Newman

Attorney

Email: pnewman@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1632

Fax: 612.746.1232

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), 2017




Patrick D. Newman

Attorney

Email: pnewman@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1632

Fax: 612.746.1232

Professional Awards and Memberships

Minnesota State Bar Association

Consumer Law Section
Bankruptcy Section
Associate Editor, Bankruptcy Bulletin, 2017


Hennepin County Bar Association

Debtor-Creditor Section


Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

ACA International, Inc.

Members' Attorney Program (MAP)





Patrick D. Newman

Attorney

Email: pnewman@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1632

Fax: 612.746.1232

Representative Cases

Scheffler v. Messerli & Kramer, P.A., 791 F.3d 847 (8th Cir. 2015).




Patrick D. Newman

Attorney

Email: pnewman@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1632

Fax: 612.746.1232

Publications

Where Do We Stand? Pleadings, Proof, and Strict Liability Following “Spokeo,” Hennepin County Bar Association, 2016

The FDCPA & CFPB: What Debt Collectors Must Know Now! National Business Institute, 2015

Discovery of Assets, Chapter 7, Debtor-Creditor Handbook, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2014

Debt Collection Law and the CFPB, National Business Institute, 2014




Patrick D. Newman

Attorney

Email: pnewman@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1632

Fax: 612.746.1232

Presentations

Where Do We Stand? Pleadings, Proof, and Strict Liability Following “Spokeo,” Hennepin County Bar Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 21, 2016

The FDCPA & CFPB: What Debt Collectors Must Know Now! National Business Institute Webinar, June 2, 2015

Locating Assets, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education Webcast, January 2, 2015

The FDCPA & CFPB: What Debt Collectors MUST Know for 2015! National Business Institute Webinar, December 3, 2014

Updates on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Hennepin County Bar Association Debtor/Creditor Section, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 1, 2014

Debt Collection Law and the CFPB, National Business Institute Webinar, August 5, 2014




Patrick D. Newman

Attorney

Email: pnewman@bassford.com

Phone: 612.376.1632

Fax: 612.746.1232

Patrick Newman represents businesses, financial institutions, and members of the credit and collection industry in a wide array of litigation, including defense of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, and Telephone Consumer Protection Act claims. Patrick also advises clients to develop effective compliance protocols and guides them through regulatory enforcement actions. His practice also includes bankruptcy litigation and appeals.

Patrick graduated magna cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law.  During law school, Patrick clerked for a Chapter 7 panel trustee, assisting the trustee in litigating preference and fraudulent transfer claims.  Prior to law school, Patrick worked for both in-house and outside counsel to various creditors in the upper Midwest.


Practice Areas


Appellate Law
Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
Civil Litigation
Consumer Law Defense
Professional Liability

Education


William Mitchell College of Law

J.D., 2013
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: Dean’s List, CALI Award recipient

University of Wisconsin-Madison

B.A., Philosophy, 2010

Bar Admissions


State Bars
Minnesota, 2013
Wisconsin, 2013

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2014
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2013
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 2013
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 2015
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2015
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, 2015
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2015
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2015
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 2015

Appellate Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2014
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 2015

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), 2017


Professional Awards and Memberships


Minnesota State Bar Association

Consumer Law Section
Bankruptcy Section
Associate Editor, Bankruptcy Bulletin, 2017


Hennepin County Bar Association

Debtor-Creditor Section


Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

ACA International, Inc.

Members' Attorney Program (MAP)



Representative Cases


Scheffler v. Messerli & Kramer, P.A., 791 F.3d 847 (8th Cir. 2015).


Publications


Where Do We Stand? Pleadings, Proof, and Strict Liability Following “Spokeo,” Hennepin County Bar Association, 2016

The FDCPA & CFPB: What Debt Collectors Must Know Now! National Business Institute, 2015

Discovery of Assets, Chapter 7, Debtor-Creditor Handbook, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2014

Debt Collection Law and the CFPB, National Business Institute, 2014


Presentations


Where Do We Stand? Pleadings, Proof, and Strict Liability Following “Spokeo,” Hennepin County Bar Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 21, 2016

The FDCPA & CFPB: What Debt Collectors Must Know Now! National Business Institute Webinar, June 2, 2015

Locating Assets, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education Webcast, January 2, 2015

The FDCPA & CFPB: What Debt Collectors MUST Know for 2015! National Business Institute Webinar, December 3, 2014

Updates on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Hennepin County Bar Association Debtor/Creditor Section, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 1, 2014

Debt Collection Law and the CFPB, National Business Institute Webinar, August 5, 2014