Attorney John A. Halpern


Senior Lawyer

About John A. Halpern

John A. Halpern has focused his practice on collection law and procedure, litigation seeking judgments against commercial entities, receivership liquidation cases, and filing and advocating claims in bankruptcy proceeding. He has been selected for two decades to be a Minnesota SuperLawyer (Creditor Debtor Rights) and has been conferred Preeminent Peer Review Rating AV by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. He has been a speaker at several dozen continuing legal education seminars on collection litigation, commercial receiverships, and voidable transfers.

Key Elements to John's Career


  • Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Minnesota, with a major in political science and a minor in American history
  • Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Minnesota Law School
  • Graduate Legal Studies at Georgetown University Law School

Leadership Positions

  • President of the Federal Bar Association, Minnesota Chapter
  • National Vice-President for the Eighth Circuit, Federal Bar Association
  • Chairman of the Creditors’ Remedies Committee of the Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Secretary of the Bankruptcy Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association
  • President of the Ham and Eggs Club of Minnesota

Professional Associations

  • Member, Lawyers Advisory Board, Upper Midwest Law Center
  • Member, Complex Litigation Committee of the Commercial Law League of America
  • Member, Legal Aid Society of Minnesota Board of Directors
  • Member, The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, Minnesota Chapter
  • Member, Hennepin County Sheriff’s Community Advisory Board
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Member, The Skylight Club
  • Member, Minnesota Rough Riders Club
  • Lifetime Member of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association
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