Brett Olander, Esquire

Olander Law Group
1300 Godward St. Northeast
Suite 1725
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Phone: 612-331-0111
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Brett Olander tried lawsuits of various types for almost 30 years. He has devoted the past 10 years to mediation and arbitration of all types of civil cases. He has been selected by the parties or appointed by the court to mediate approximately 4,000 cases.

Types of Cases Mediated

  • Banking
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Discrimination
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Employment
  • Family (other)
  • General Mediation
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Municipal
  • Organizational
  • Partnership Dissolutions
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Torts
  • Worker's Comp

MEMBER: 2019



Recognized as one of the top mediators in the Midwest, Mr. Olander mediates disputes between parties in all areas of civil litigation including personal injury, insurance, products liability, employment, securities, professional malpractice, commercial litigation, real estate, construction and select family law matters.

Brett facilitates the resolution of disputes significantly faster and at a low cost, saving litigants from the uncertainties of trial and minimizing expenses.

Mr. Olander understands the best mediators must be able to facilitate communication between the parties, must be well versed in the applicable law, must have a strong command of the facts and must be able to develop and maintain a strong and trustworthy relationship with counsel and litigants. Brett prepares diligently for each mediation by thoroughly reviewing all information submitted and by listening to the parties. In the end, most mediations end with a settlement that meets the needs of all parties.


William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
J.D. – 1985
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
B.A. – 1981
Honors: With Distinction
Major: Double Major-History and Speech Communication

Practicing in Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, Nevada, South Dakota, Wisconsin

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