Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A. 8000 Flour Exchange Building 310 Fourth Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55415 612.455.0500
Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A. 8000 Flour Exchange Building 310 Fourth Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55415 612.455.0500

Christian D. Poppe

Christian D. Poppe

Legal Clerk
Direct Dial: 612.455.6218


Christian grew up working for his father’s laser-safety eyewear company, where he worked in every capacity from manufacturing to sales and bookkeeping.Christian graduated from the University of Minnesota andsubsequently worked as a business litigation researcher for a large privately-owned news organization. While working, Christian developed a passion for law and eventually enrolled at St. Thomas School of Law. During his first year in law school, Christian externed for a small public medical device company. Following that experience, Christian participated in St. Thomas’ Bankruptcy Litigation Clinic, which is hosted by a large national firm. Simultaneously, Christian spent the lion’sshare of his second-year clerking for the United States Attorney’s Office, where he worked on projects with their civil, criminal, and appellate divisions. The following summer, Christian clerked for a small banking and business litigation firm. As a third-year law student, Christian was a judicial extern for the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. He joined Trepanier MacGillis Battina in 2022.

During his free time, Christian enjoys running and exercise, wrestles with his dog Ami, and loves spending time with his family.