Andrea R. Ostapowich

Andrea R. Ostapowich is an attorney with eleven years of employment law experience at Bertelson Law Office. Andrea graduated from Hamline University School of Law, cum laude, and served as a senior associate for the Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy. She served on the board for the Minnesota chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association and is a member of the Minnesota Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association. She currently writes a quarterly column on unemployment law updates for the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association.

Certified as a specialist in labor and employment law, Andrea Ostapowich is an MSBA Board Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist. This Certification program is administered by the MSBA and approved by the State Board of Legal Certification.

The certified specialist designation is earned by leading attorneys who have completed a rigorous approval process, including an examination in the specialty area, peer review, and documented experience. Certified attorneys have demonstrated superior knowledge, skill and integrity in their specific field and can use the designation of specialist to advertise their credentials. The MSBA has been accredited as an independent professional organization for certifying attorneys as Criminal Law Specialists, Real Property Law Specialists, Civil Trial Law Specialists and Labor and Employment Law Specialists. This achievement has been earned by fewer than 3% of all licensed Minnesota attorneys. More information about Certified Legal Specialists is at


In addition to helping clients with their employment law disputes, Andrea also can assist individuals with issues involving unemployment compensation benefits. If you have an interest in contacting Andrea Ostapowich about your employment law needs, please feel free to call, write, or e-mail today.

What clients have said…

“I think overall you did a great job and I felt very comfortable talking with you.”

“I thought both Beth and Andrea were easy to talk with and were accessible.”

“I think both Beth and Andrea were helpful in answering questions.”

“Beth and Andrea, Thank you for all your help with my job situation.  I appreciated your willingness to explain processes to me and to help me look at my options.  Your kindness was appreciated!”


You can learn more information about employment related issues by going to the website:

Click here for the Bertelson Law Office -Employee Rights and Information Center

Practicing in Employment Law, Admitted to practice in:

  • The State of Minnesota
  • United States District Court


  • Minnesota Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association

Andrea R. Ostapowich
Bertelson Law Office – Union Plaza
333 Washington Ave. N. Suite 402
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone +1 (612) 278-9834
Fax (612)340-0190