James T. Hanvik

James T. Hanvik

Practice areas
50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Business and commercial law
  • Construction law
  • Contracts
  • Debtor/creditor
  • Divorce
  • Family law
  • Litigation and appeals
  • Motor vehicle accidents – Plaintiff
  • Personal injury – Plaintiff


  • Minnesota (licensed to practice in state and federal courts), 1984
  • U.S. Court of International Trade, 1988


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, J.D., 1984
  • University of Minnesota, B.A. (English major)

Associations & memberships

  • American Bar Association, 1984-Present
  • Minnesota State Bar, 1984-Present
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, 1984-Present
  • Member, Bar Benefit Committee
  • Incarnation House, 1990-1993, Board of Directors
  • The Model T Ford Club International

Bassford & Hanvik, PLLC serves clients in St. Louis Park, Minneapolis and Edina and throughout the metropolitan area, as well as in the southwestern suburbs of Bloomington, Hopkins, Golden Valley and Wayzata, in Minnesota.