Kenneth H. Bayliss III

Kenneth H. Bayliss III

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Location:
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Phone:
(320) 258-7840
Fax:
320-251-1415
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Ken is an experienced trial attorney who has tried cases throughout Minnesota. He is also an accomplished appellate advocate, having argued more than 70 appellate cases in state and federal courts. Much of his practice includes the defense of governmental entities, including counties, townships, and cities, but he also represents individuals and businesses in a wide range of disputes, including cases involving professional liability, land use planning, auto liability, premises liability, personal injury, construction defects, property damage, and business disputes.

He has been active in professional organizations and has served on Minnesota Supreme Court Rules Committees and State Bar Section Governing Councils (Civil and Appellate). He is a regular speaker at professional conferences and has spoken to lawyers and the business community about many different areas of the law, including: Government Immunities, Evidence, Legal Writing, Construction Litigation, Insurance Coverage, and Land Use Planning.

  • Areas of Practice
    • Government Law
    • Business Litigation
    • General Litigation
    • Insurance Defense
  • Year Joined Firm
    • 1995
  • Litigation Percentage
    • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
  • Bar Admissions
    • Minnesota, 1984
    • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1985
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1995
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 2001
  • Education
    • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
      • J.D. - 1984
    • St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota
      • B.A. cum laude - 1981
  • Representative Clients
    • Narveson Management, Inc.
    • League of Minnesota Counties Insurance Trust
    • Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust
    • Minnesota Association of Townships Insurance Trust
  • Classes/Seminars
    • HANDLING DIFFICULT GOVERNMENTAL CLIENTS, League of Minnesota Cities, 2016 - Present
    • EVIDENCE REFRESHER, Stearns/Benton Bar Association, 2016 - Present
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Member
    • Minnesota Supreme Court Committee on Civil Rules, Member
    • MSBA Appellate Practice Governing Council, Member
    • Seventh District Bar Association, Member
    • Stearns/Benton County Bar Association, Member
    • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Member, Committee on Products Liability
    • Minnesota State Bar, Member, Section of Civil Litigation
  • Past Employment Positions
    • Minnesota Attorney General's Office, Special Assistant Attorney General, 1984 - 1995
    • Minnesota Attorney General's Office, Assistant General General, 1984 - 1995
  • Ancillary Businesses
    • Summit Hill Association District Council Board Member (2008-2014)
  • Languages
    • English