Attorney Craig W. Andresen

Craig_Andresen_chapter_7_13_bankruptcy_lawyerCraig Andresen has been practicing consumer bankruptcy law in Minnesota since 1988. Mr. Andresen’s legal assistant Erica Gifford has eight years experience in consumer bankruptcy.

Listed below are some of Mr. Andresen’s organization memberships and involvement in important bankruptcy case rulings.

  • Chair, Consumer Attorney Subcommittee, Minnesota State Bar Association Bankruptcy Section, May 2014 to present
  • Represented the debtor in Keller v. Fisette, 455 B.R. 157 (8th Cir. BAP 2011), which established second mortgage stripping in chapter 13 in Minnesota
  • Minnesota State Chair, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), 2007 – present
  • Member, MSBA Bankruptcy Section since 1988
  • Member, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Listed, Minnesota Guidebook to Law & Leading Attorneys, 1994 ed.
  • Named a “Top Lawyer in Minnesota” by Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine, August 1998 and August 2000
  • Named one of Minnesota’s “Super Lawyers” in the field of bankruptcy law — Law and Politics, July 1994, July 1996, July 1997, July 1998, and July 2000
  • Bachelor of Arts, 1984, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota
  • Juris Doctor, 1987, William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Admitted to Practice in Minnesota and U. S. Federal Courts
  • Attorney fees competitive with other major practitioners

Call today for a free consultation about how filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy case can help you.


What Our Clients Are Saying:

  • "Mr. Andresen was very respectful and professional. His employees were very knowledgeable and helpful. I always got an answer when I called the office with a question. Mr. Andresen helped me through a tough time and I really felt he had my best interest in mind."

    Jenna, a chapter 13 client, White Bear Lake, MN

  • "I hired Mr. Andresen to handle my bankruptcy case after meeting with 4(+) top rated attorneys in the metro area. I chose him because he was the most professional, had the knowledge to handle my property concerns, and student loan issues."

    Jacqueline, a chapter 7 client, Minneapolis, MN

  • "Everything was smooth and we really did not have to do much leg work on our own. Even after over 2 years later, Craig and his office were still willing to help us with paperwork we needed for a home purchase."

    Rachel J., Edina, MN

  • "Craig has been excellent in his handling of my case and helping me through this process. I have always been able to talk or make appt with him when needed. His support staff are also very wonderful to work with."

    Susan G. , Eden Prairie, MN

  • "Mr. Andresen has been a tremendous help to us in dealing with our financial issues...I highly recommend Mr. Andresen to anyone in need of a Bankruptcy Attorney!"

    Eric F., St. Paul, MN