Jerry W. Sisk

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Coon Rapids, MN

Law Office of Thomas D. Mottaz
 | 3340 Northdale Boulevard NW, Suite 140
Coon Rapids, MN 55448
Phone: 763-447-3678
Selected to Rising Stars: 2007 - 2009, 2011, 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (90%),
  • Social Security Disability (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a Minnesota workers compensation attorney with The Law Office of Thomas Mottaz in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, Jeremiah W. "Jerry" Sisk concentrates his practice solely on workers' compensation and Social Security Disability cases. A highly rated attorney with over 13 years of legal experience, Mr. Sisk advocates strongly on behalf of employees who suffered a debilitating illness or injury on the job.

Having focused primarily on Minnesota workers' compensation claims since 2003, Mr. Sisk possesses an extensive amount of knowledge and experience that he uses to help his clients secure the compensation and benefits they deserve during their most dire times of need. A former insurance defense attorney, Mr. Sisk knows firsthand how insurance providers manipulate the legal system for their own benefit, and he uses this experience to effectively challenge any denied claims.

After graduating from Michigan State University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts in international relations, Mr. Sisk attended the University of Minnesota Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2003. The Minnesota State Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, and Mr. Sisk has remained active in his legal community, as evidenced by his memberships with the Anoka County Bar Association, the Ramsey County Bar Association and the Minnesota Association for Justice.

From his high level of commitment to his clients and devotion to his practice, Mr. Sisk has received many awards and honors throughout his career. He holds a "Superb" rating from Avvo.

Along with being a top-rated attorney, Mr. Sisk is also an accomplished author and national speaker who has published several articles and conducted a number of seminars on topics related to workers' compensation law.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Workers' Compensation (90%)

Social Security Disability (10%)


top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

Rising Stars: 2007 - 2009, 2011, 2015 - 2017

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About Jerry Sisk

Admitted: 2003, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:

Honors and Awards:

  • 10/10 rating on
  • Rising Star attorney, Super Lawyers Magazine

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Medicare Secondary Payer Professional , 2012
  • Dispute Resolution Certificate, Hamline University, 2001

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President of the Anoka County Bar Association., 2017
  • Anoka County Bar Association Vice President, 2016
  • Anoka County Bar Association Treasurer , 2015
  • Anoka County Bar Association Secretary, 2014
  • Anoka County Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota Association of Justice, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • 21st District Ethic's Committee Investigator, 2018
  • Mentor for law students at the St. Thomas Law School. 2011 to Present. , 2017

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Reporting on recent cases in the workers' compensation system, Author, Trial Magazine, Minnesota Association of Justice, 2017
  • Minnesota Workers' Compensation Deskbook Seminar - addressing ethical issues in the workers' compensation system. , Speaker, The Minnesota Workers' Compensation Attorney - Top 10 Ethical Pitfalls to Avoid , Minnesota CLE, 2017
  • Presenting on eithical issues presented to Miinnesota workers' compensation lawyers. , Speaker, Top Ten Ethical Pitfalls to Avoid in Your Workers' Compensation Practic, Minnesota CLE, Lawyers, 2017
  • Author, Dykoff v. Excel Energy: Understanding the Ramifications of the Minnesota Supreme Courts Decision, The Journal of the Minnesota Association for Justice, Minnesota Lawyers, 2014
  • Author, Changes to the Minnesota Workers Compensation Act, The Journal of the Minnesota Association for Justice, Minnesota Lawyers, 2014
  • Presenter, Medicare set-asides, Minnesota Department of labor and industry, Adjusters, Government Employees, Lawyers, 2013
  • Presenter, Current Trends in Minnesota Workers Compensation, Hennepin County Bar Association, Lawyers, 2013
  • Presenter, Current Trends in Minnesota Workers Compensation, Hennepin County Bar Association, Lawyers, 2013
  • Presenter, Utilizing Technology in the Social Media Age to Augment Your WC Practice, MN CLE, Lawyers, 2013
  • Speaker, The Stipulation Panel, MN CLE, Workers Compensation Attorneys, 2013
  • Author, Nunn v. Noodles & Co. : Going Beyond Workers Compensation when the Employer Intentionally Obstructs the Right to Benefits, The Journal of the Minnesota Association of Justice, Minnesota Attorneys, 2013
  • Author, Avoiding the Potential Pitfalls of Medicare Set-Aside, Journal of the Minnesota Association of Justice, Minnesota Attorneys, 2013
  • Author, When it Becomes Personal in Workers Compensation-The Idiopathic Injury, Minnesota Trial Lawyer Magazine, Minnesota Attorneys, 2011
  • Minnesota Association of Justice Trial magazine, contributor


  • Minnesota workers compensation can be a difficult process to understand. After a work injury it's important to understand what benefits you may be entitled to under MN work comp law. Attorney Jerry Sisk talks about the four types of benefits available to injured workers., Four Benefits Available Under Minnesota Workers' Compensation , 2017

Educational Background:

  • University of Minnesota Law School, 2003
  • Michigan State University-James Madison College, 1996

Industry Groups

  • Injury At Work
  • Minnesota Workers Compensation Attorney
  • Minnesota Workmans Comp Lawyer
  • MN Work Comp
  • Work Injury Attorney
Office Location for Jerry W. Sisk

3340 Northdale Boulevard NW
Suite 140
Coon Rapids, MN 55448

Phone: 763-447-3678


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Last Updated: 4/13/2018

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