Vince represents clients in the areas of admiralty and maritime law, commercial litigation, and government contracts. He utilizes extensive trial and appellate experience to defend his client’s rights through litigation and, as importantly, to prevent disputes before they happen. This experience includes aggressively representing clients in state and federal court in suits involving insurance defense, private commercial disputes, and suits against the Government.
A significant aspect of Vince’s practice is admiralty and maritime law. As a Proctor in Admiralty, he represents clients in the marine industry across the Upper Midwest, and also nationwide as part of Eckland & Blando’s national maritime practice. Vince has deep knowledge and experience with the unique statutes and procedural rules within admiralty jurisdiction.
Vince is also a frequent speaker and writer on issues involving admiralty and maritime law. At Eckland & Blando, he is the Editor and an author of the “Midwest Maritime Lawyer,” a blog that addresses cases or issues involving maritime law in the Upper Midwest, including its relationship to maritime law and industry across the United States.
Vince received his
J.D. cum laude from Mitchell Hamline
School of Law and his LL.M. in Admiralty Law from Tulane University Law School,
where he was a Maritime Law Fellow.
Navigable in Fact: Admiralty Jurisdiction in Midwestern Waters
There is Another: Admiralty Jurisdiction and Jury Trials under 28 U.S.C. § 1873
A Solution to the Single-Claimant Stipulation Problem – Roen Salvage Company v. Sarter
No Claim? No Standing. – The Importance of Filing a Claim Under LOLA