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Howard P. Helgen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Coon Rapids, MN

Helgen & Helgen, P.A.
3200 Main St NW, Suite 310
Coon Rapids, MN 55448
Phone: 763-515-1112
Fax: 763-717-4829
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 1977
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Workers' Compensation: Claimant, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Howard P. Helgen is a partner at Helgen & Helgen, P.A., located in the northern Minneapolis suburb of Coon Rapids, Minnesota. He represents clients in Anoka County and throughout the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area. Mr. Helgen has been admitted to practice before all Minnesota state courts since 1977, and he is certified as a specialist in civil trial law by the Minnesota State Bar Association.

A significant portion of Mr. Helgen’s practice is devoted to personal injury and wrongful death litigation, and in this regard, he provides aggressive advocacy on behalf of people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses as the result of the negligence of other persons or entities. The cases that he has handled have included medical malpractice, premises liability, and crashes involving trucks and other types of motor vehicles. Mr. Helgen’s clients have received significant compensation due to his skills in presenting cases before juries as well as his tenacity when negotiating settlements with defendants and their liability insurance companies.

Mr. Helgen also assists workers’ compensation clients who have been injured on the job or who have suffered an occupational disease and who are seeking to obtain their rightful benefits under their employer’s insurance coverage. He represents them at all stages of the process, from the preparation and submission of the required claim documentation to appearing on their behalf if the claim has been disputed or denied.

Highly respected by his fellow members of the bar, Mr. Helgen has received a “Superb” peer-review rating through Avvo along with several other honors. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School and a former dean of the Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022

About Howard P. Helgen

First Admitted: 1977, Minnesota

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified civil trial specialist by both the Minnesota State Bar Association and the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification

Educational Background

  • St. Olaf College, Bachelor of Arts

Industry Groups

  • Past Dean Of Academy Of Certified Trial Lawyers Of Minnesota (ACTLM)
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Office Location for Howard P. Helgen

3200 Main St NW
Suite 310
Coon Rapids, MN 55448

Phone: 763-515-1112

Fax: 763-717-4829

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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