About Us

Qualified Legal Attorneys

Our lawyers are passionate at knowing the full legalities of debt collection cases and using their skills to prepare your case.

Over 40 Years of Experience

Our years of experience make us able to provide efficient, quality service fo each and every client.

Our Awards and Certificates

Acquisition International Magazine 2018 Global Excellence Award for Leading Expert in Consumer and Commercial Debts – Minnesota

Debt Collection Experts

We Take the Worries Out of Your Legal Issues

We have substantial experience in litigation and counseling in diverse consumer and commercial business areas   Our practice encompasses many areas with an efficient and common sense approach.  We understand the needs of each client we serve.  We build strong relationships with our clients and fiercely advocate their interests. Count on us to handle debt collection cases with proven strategies that work Concerned about costs? Our fees are the same or less than traditional collection firms. 

We are conveniently located in Mendota Heights, MN off of Highway 55, near both 35E and 494. Feel free to contact us at (651) 905-0496.

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Our Lawyers

John Halpern, Attorney at Halpern Cottrell Green PA attorney for debt

John A. Halpern

Senior Lawyer

John is principal of the Halpern Cottrell Green PA law firm.  He  practices in the areas of creditors’ remedies litigation, post-judgment collection procedures, business liquidation, and receiverships.  For two decades, John has been a Minnesota SuperLawyer.

William Cottrell, lawyer at Halpern Cottrell Green PA lawyers for debt collection

William G. Cottrell


Bill has litigated hundreds of different cases and handled thousands of motions.  Even though he specializes in the area of debt collection, he regularly drafts wills, powers of attorney, health care directives and does estate planning.  He has been a creditors’ remedies professor for 11 years.

Andrew Green Attorney at Halpern Cottrell Green law firm, debt collection attorneys

Andrew A. Green


Andrew represents creditors for both consumer and commercial debt collection, including adversary actions in bankruptcy proceedings, replevin, mortgage foreclosures, and eviction actions, as well as construction litigation, prosecuting fraud claims, and general civil litigation.

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