- J.D., University of Minnesota Law School
- B.A., University of Minnesota
Assistant: Katie L. Burns
Anamarie Reyes Kolden’s practice is devoted to civil litigation of property subrogation losses in the areas of products liability, construction defects, and general torts. Anamarie is an important resource to Yost & Baill’s clients seeking subrogation opinions on a variety of loss scenarios, including claims against municipalities, restitution claims related to subrogation matters, fidelity claims, juvenile claims, and issues which may affect subrogation recovery, such as spoliation of evidence. In her thirteen years of experience handing property subrogation files, Anamarie has reviewed, handled, or supervised the handling of over 4,000 files on every subrogation scenario imaginable. Anamarie is often assigned files in which investigation, evidence, or expert support are lacking. She uses her broad experience, research skills, and creativity to evaluate subrogation potential in all kinds of losses. Anamarie also represents insurers in all aspects of large loss investigation and subrogation throughout the United States.
Anamarie joined Yost & Baill as a legal assistant in 1995. During her employment with Yost & Baill, Anamarie supported the auto subrogation practice, and transferred to the small property subrogation group as legal assistant to a partner. Anamarie continued her employment with Yost & Baill while she attended the University of Minnesota Law School, where she received her juris doctorate. Upon graduation, Anamarie served as clerk to the Honorable Thomas W. Wexler, Minnesota District Court, 4th Judicial District, assigned to Civil, Criminal, and Family Court. After a couple of years clerking for Judge Wexler, Anamarie rejoined Yost & Baill as an associate. In addition to her law practice, Anamarie manages Yost & Baill’s website.
Anamarie has been a member of the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) since 2003. In 2004, she became one of the first attorneys to be awarded NASP’s Certified Subrogation Recovery Professional designation, which involved passing a comprehensive examination on a variety of subrogation related topics. Anamarie has assisted in the re-writing of the Certified Subrogation Recovery Specialists (CSRP) guidebook. She has also given a number of presentations at national NASP conferences on topics ranging from small property subrogation to subrogation against governmental entities.
Anamarie has previously served as a mentor in the Big Brothers Big Sisters. She has served as a mentor for Leaders of Today and Tomorrow (LOTT), a leadership training program for college-age and young professional women, and is also serving as a mentor to law school students through the Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association.
Anamarie has been happily married to her husband Rich for 25 years. Together, they enjoy traveling, hosting dinner parties, trying new restaurants, and spending time with their friends and family. Anamarie and Rich are longtime season ticket holders of the University of Minnesota Gophers and Minnesota Vikings football teams.