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Brent is a litigation attorney focusing his practice on business, commercial, and employment litigation. Brent also has experience in insurance coverage, construction, and real estate disputes.  He is involved in all phases of the litigation process from initial pleadings through appeal.

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation

  • Civil Litigation

  • Employment Litigation

Representative Cases

  • Marshall v. Hoglund et al., No. A15-0520, 2015 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 1149 (Minn. Ct. App. Dec. 14, 2015) – Court of Appeals affirmed district court’s award of summary judgment in favor of client based on the non-permissive use exclusion.
  • Fox v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., No. 13-CV-3231, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 27541 (D. Minn. Jan. 30, 2015) – Obtained summary judgment in favor of client involving insurance coverage dispute regarding the expiration of an insurance policy.
  • Bridgewater Twp. v. City of Dundas, No. A13-0704, 2013 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 1134 (Minn. Ct. App. Dec. 23, 2013) – Obtained reversal of the district court’s award of summary judgment regarding interpretation of and application of the parties’ agreement concerning land management and development.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of a corporation involving a real estate dispute.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of a contractor involving its work on property based on statute of limitations.

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin
  • United States District Court, District of Minnesota

Professional Activities & Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association


  • Bethel University, B.A. Political Science, magna cum laude
  • William Mitchell College of Law, magna cum laude, Dean’s List
  • CALI Awards in Constitutional Law – Powers and Intellectual Property Foundations


Brent Kettelkamp, “A Technical Difficulty with a Court’s Electronic Filing System is no Excuse for an Untimely Filing”, MB Legal News, January 2014.

  • Mitchell Mentorship Program, mentoring first year law school students.
  • Tubman Safety Project, Pro Bono Attorney.


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