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Bankruptcy & Estate Planning White Bear Lake MN

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Hedback Law Firm is a small law firm run by a father-daughter team. We have over 40 years of combined legal experience. We endeavor to utilize our breadth of knowledge to help clients who are struggling financially and assist those who want to plan for their futures.

John Hedback has been practicing bankruptcy in Minnesota since 1982, and was a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee from 1987 to 2022. Janine Hedback began working with her father in 2014. She has learned extensively from him and focuses on bankruptcy and estate planning.

Bankruptcy & Estate Planning Lawyer White Bear Lake MN

HAMLINE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, J.D., 2014
CARTHAGE COLLEGE, KENOSHA, WI, B.A., 2006

 

Admissions to Practice

State of Minnesota, 2014
United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2014

Professional Affiliations 

Minnesota State Bar Association – Bankruptcy Section
Ramsey County Bar Association 

Practice Areas

Chapter 7 or 13 Consumer Bankruptcy (a Debt Relief Agency)
Chapter 7 Business Bankruptcy
Debt Settlement and Restructuring
Estate Planning

About Janine

Janine M. Hedback is passionate about guiding her clients through their complex interactions with the legal field.  Her focus is on helping clients have a better future, whether it is conquering financial issues or planning for their family’s well-being, a bright future is always the target.  Janine studied music in college, and credits that experience with giving her the creative tools to better serve her clients. Janine has worked in law firms since high school, and dealt with a wide variety of individuals.  Janine grew up in the Twin Cities area and now lives in St. Paul.  She loves music, her cat, travel, and spending time with family and friends.

Bankruptcy & Estate Planning Lawyer White Bear Lake MN

HAMLINE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, J.D., 2014
CARTHAGE COLLEGE, KENOSHA, WI, B.A., 2006

 

Admissions to Practice

State of Minnesota, 2014
United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2014

Professional Affiliations 

Minnesota State Bar Association – Bankruptcy Section
Ramsey County Bar Association 

Practice Areas

Chapter 7 or 13 Consumer Bankruptcy (a Debt Relief Agency)
Chapter 7 Business Bankruptcy
Debt Settlement and Restructuring
Estate Planning

About Janine

Janine M. Hedback is passionate about guiding her clients through their complex interactions with the legal field.  Her focus is on helping clients have a better future, whether it is conquering financial issues or planning for their family’s well-being, a bright future is always the target.  Janine studied music in college, and credits that experience with giving her the creative tools to better serve her clients. Janine has worked in law firms since high school, and dealt with a wide variety of individuals.  Janine grew up in the Twin Cities area and now lives in St. Paul.  She loves music, her cat, travel, and spending time with family and friends.

HAMLINE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, J.D., 2014
CARTHAGE COLLEGE, KENOSHA, WI, B.A., 2006

Admissions to Practice

State of Minnesota, 2014
United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2014

Professional Affiliations 

Minnesota State Bar Association – Bankruptcy Section
Ramsey County Bar Association 

Practice Areas

Chapter 7 or 13 Consumer Bankruptcy (a Debt Relief Agency)
Chapter 7 Business Bankruptcy
Debt Settlement and Restructuring
Estate Planning

About Janine

Janine M. Hedback is passionate about guiding her clients through their complex interactions with the legal field.  Her focus is on helping clients have a better future, whether it is conquering financial issues or planning for their family’s well-being, a bright future is always the target.  Janine studied music in college, and credits that experience with giving her the creative tools to better serve her clients. Janine has worked in law firms since high school, and dealt with a wide variety of individuals.  Janine grew up in the Twin Cities area and now lives in St. Paul.  She loves music, her cat, travel, and spending time with family and friends.

 

Admissions to Practice

State of Minnesota,1982
United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, 1982
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1985

Experience and Honors

Chapter 7 Panel Trustee, 1987 – 2022
Attorney for a Chapter 13 Trustee, 2003 – 2022
Voted “Super Lawyer” by peers in 2003 to 2006, and 2008
Member of Bar Association Committee to revise Minnesota Chapter 13 Plan, 2005
Speaker at bankruptcy continuing education courses
Guest speaker at Mitchell Hamline (formerly William Mitchell College of Law) bankruptcy classes
Raeder Larson Public Service Award, 2013

Practice Areas

Consumer Bankruptcy (a Debt Relief Agency) including representation of debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 13, and 11
Workouts and Debt Restructuring

About John

John A. Hedback has been representing individuals and small businesses with financial issues for 40 years.  He now devotes 20 to 30 hours per week to that representation. He works to find solutions to effectively solve his client’s issues with their best interests in mind.  This includes negotiating settlements with creditors, or filing Chapter 7, 13, or 11 cases.  John was born in Chicago, Illinois; grew up in St. Paul, and lives in Shoreview with his wife.  These days, his free time is taken up with golfing in the summer and attending Minnesota Wild games in the winter months. John and his wife also love to travel and have visited places all over the United States, Canada, and Europe.

WILLIAM MITCHELL COLLEGE OF LAW, ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA, J.D., 1982
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, B.A., 1978

 

Admissions to Practice

State of Minnesota,1982
United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, 1982
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1985

Experience and Honors

Chapter 7 Panel Trustee, 1987 – 2022
Attorney for a Chapter 13 Trustee, 2003 – 2022
Voted “Super Lawyer” by peers in 2003 to 2006, and 2008
Member of Bar Association Committee to revise Minnesota Chapter 13 Plan, 2005
Speaker at bankruptcy continuing education courses
Guest speaker at Mitchell Hamline (formerly William Mitchell College of Law) bankruptcy classes
Raeder Larson Public Service Award, 2013

Practice Areas

Consumer Bankruptcy (a Debt Relief Agency) including representation of debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 13, and 11
Workouts and Debt Restructuring

About John

John A. Hedback has been representing individuals and small businesses with financial issues for 40 years.  He now devotes 20 to 30 hours per week to that representation. He works to find solutions to effectively solve his client’s issues with their best interests in mind.  This includes negotiating settlements with creditors, or filing Chapter 7, 13, or 11 cases.  John was born in Chicago, Illinois; grew up in St. Paul, and lives in Shoreview with his wife.  These days, his free time is taken up with golfing in the summer and attending Minnesota Wild games in the winter months. John and his wife also love to travel and have visited places all over the United States, Canada, and Europe.

WILLIAM MITCHELL COLLEGE OF LAW, ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA, J.D., 1982
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, B.A., 1978

 

Admissions to Practice

State of Minnesota,1982
United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, 1982
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1985

Experience and Honors

Chapter 7 Panel Trustee, 1987 – 2022
Attorney for a Chapter 13 Trustee, 2003 – 2022
Voted “Super Lawyer” by peers in 2003 to 2006, and 2008
Member of Bar Association Committee to revise Minnesota Chapter 13 Plan, 2005
Speaker at bankruptcy continuing education courses
Guest speaker at Mitchell Hamline (formerly William Mitchell College of Law) bankruptcy classes
Raeder Larson Public Service Award, 2013

Practice Areas

Consumer Bankruptcy (a Debt Relief Agency) including representation of debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 13, and 11
Workouts and Debt Restructuring

About John

John A. Hedback has been representing individuals and small businesses with financial issues for 40 years.  He now devotes 20 to 30 hours per week to that representation. He works to find solutions to effectively solve his client’s issues with their best interests in mind.  This includes negotiating settlements with creditors, or filing Chapter 7, 13, or 11 cases.  John was born in Chicago, Illinois; grew up in St. Paul, and lives in Shoreview with his wife.  These days, his free time is taken up with golfing in the summer and attending Minnesota Wild games in the winter months. John and his wife also love to travel and have visited places all over the United States, Canada, and Europe.

WILLIAM MITCHELL COLLEGE OF LAW, ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA, J.D., 1982
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, B.A., 1978

1978

John A. Hedback graduates

John A. Hedback graduates with a B.A. from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

1982

John A. Hedback graduates

John A. Hedback graduates with his J.D. 1982 from William Mitchell College of Law

1982

John A. Hedback is sworn in

John A. Hedback is sworn in as an attorney and is admitted to practice in the State of Minnesota

1982

John A. Hedback is admitted to federal practice

John A. Hedback is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota

1983 – 1987

John A. Hedback is employed as a Staff Attorney

John A. Hedback is employed as a Staff Attorney for the Office of United States Trustee Minneapolis, Minnesota

1985

John A. Hedback is admitted to appellate practice

John A. Hedback is admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

1987

John A. Hedback partners with Levy, Miller & Hedback; Minneapolis, Minnesota

1987

John A. Hedback becomes a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee

1988 – 1998

John A. Hedback founds Hedback & Associates; Roseville, Minnesota

1998 – 2004

John A. Hedback founds Foster, Wentzell, Hedback & Brever; St. Anthony, Minnesota

2003

John A. Hedback becomes an Attorney for Chapter 13 Trustee

2003 – 2006

John A. Hedback voted ``Super Lawyer`` by peers

2004 – 2022

John A. Hedback partners with Hedback, Arendt & Carlson St. Anthony, Minnesota

2005

John A. Hedback becomes a member of committee

John A. Hedback becomes a committee member of Bar Association to revise Chapter 13 Plan used in Minnesota

2006

Janine M. Hedback graduates

Janine M. Hedback graduates receives her B.A. from Carthage College, Kenosha, WI

2008

John A. Hedback voted ``Super Lawyer`` by peers

2014

Janine M. Hedback graduates

Janine M. Hedback graduates with her J.D. from Hamline University School of Law

2014

Janine M. Hedback is sworn in

Janine M. Hedback is sworn in as an attorney and is admitted to practice in the State of Minnesota

2014

Janine M. Hedback is admitted to federal practice

Janine M. Hedback is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota

2022

John A. Hedback and Janine M. Hedback found the Hedback Law Firm

John A. Hedback and Janine M. Hedback continue their commitment to the Twin Cities by founding the Hedback Law Firm agency

1978

John A. Hedback graduates

John A. Hedback graduates with a B.A. from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

1982

John A. Hedback graduates

John A. Hedback graduates with his J.D. 1982 from William Mitchell College of Law

1982

John A. Hedback is sworn in

John A. Hedback is sworn in as an attorney and is admitted to practice in the State of Minnesota

1982

John A. Hedback is admitted to federal practice

John A. Hedback is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota

1983 – 1987

John A. Hedback is employed as a Staff Attorney

John A. Hedback is employed as a Staff Attorney for the Office of United States Trustee Minneapolis, Minnesota

1985

John A. Hedback is admitted to appellate practice

John A. Hedback is admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

1987

John A. Hedback partners with Levy, Miller & Hedback; Minneapolis, Minnesota

1987

John A. Hedback becomes a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee

1988 – 1998

John A. Hedback founds Hedback & Associates; Roseville, Minnesota

1998 – 2004

John A. Hedback founds Foster, Wentzell, Hedback & Brever; St. Anthony, Minnesota

2003

John A. Hedback becomes an Attorney for Chapter 13 Trustee

2003 – 2006

John A. Hedback voted ``Super Lawyer`` by peers

2004 – 2022

John A. Hedback partners with Hedback, Arendt & Carlson St. Anthony, Minnesota

2005

John A. Hedback becomes a member of committee

John A. Hedback becomes a committee member of Bar Association to revise Chapter 13 Plan used in Minnesota

2006

Janine M. Hedback graduates

Janine M. Hedback graduates receives her B.A. from Carthage College, Kenosha, WI

2008

John A. Hedback voted ``Super Lawyer`` by peers

2014

Janine M. Hedback graduates

Janine M. Hedback graduates with her J.D. from Hamline University School of Law

2014

Janine M. Hedback is sworn in

Janine M. Hedback is sworn in as an attorney and is admitted to practice in the State of Minnesota

2014

Janine M. Hedback is admitted to federal practice

Janine M. Hedback is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota

2022

John A. Hedback and Janine M. Hedback found the Hedback Law Firm

John A. Hedback and Janine M. Hedback continue their commitment to the Twin Cities by founding the Hedback Law Firm agency

Bankruptcy & Estate Planning Lawyer White Bear Lake MN

Bankruptcy & Estate Planning Lawyer White Bear Lake MN