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Walter G. Bauch

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Collins, Buckley, Sauntry & Haugh, PLLP
First National Bank Building, Suite West 1100, 332 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101-1379
Phone: 651-227-0611
Fax: 651-227-0758
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 1990
Practice Areas: Family Law, Business/Corporate, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Walter G. Bauch is an attorney with Collins, Buckley, Sauntry & Haugh, PLLP, law firm in St. Paul, Minnesota. A top-ranked trial and transactional attorney with nearly 40 years of experience, Mr. Bauch provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Twin Cities region and beyond who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·        Family law and divorce

·        Personal injury

·        Business law

Possessing extensive experience as a family law mediator, Mr. Bauch has served on the Ramsey County Early Neutral Evaluation panels for financial issues as well as custody and parenting time matters. He has also served as a Hennepin County Conciliation Court Referee since 1994. He is committed to helping his clients resolved their conflicts and reach favorable agreements with regards to their divorces as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Equally effective in his other practice areas, Mr. Bauch has recovered substantial amounts of compensation for his plaintiff injury clients while assisting numerous business owners with all the complex and pressing legal challenges affecting their companies. Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, he has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers along with many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1975 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Mr. Bauch attended Western Michigan University – Cooley Law School where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1981. He holds his license to practice in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Texas and the District of Columbia, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota and the Northern District of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th and 8th Circuits, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Bauch has served as board chair of the city of Minneapolis Ethical Practices Board for several years, and he routinely volunteers his time and services in family law through the Volunteer Lawyers Network.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Family Law
  • 10%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Divorce, Business Organizations, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022

About Walter G. Bauch

First Admitted: 1981, Michigan

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Texas State Bar Association, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Michigan State Bar Association, Member
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association, Member
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1987
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1991
  • District of Columbia, 1987
  • Minnesota, 1990
  • Texas, 1982
  • Michigan, 1981
  • Wisconsin, 1992

Educational Background

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, B.S. - 1975

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Hennepin County Conciliation Court Referee, 1994
  • Volunteer Lawyers Network
  • City of Minneapolis Ethical Practices Board, Board Chair, 2011, 2013, 2017 and 2019
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Office Location for Walter G. Bauch

First National Bank Building, Suite West 1100
332 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101-1379

Phone: 651-227-0611

Fax: 651-227-0758

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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