Edward J. Matonich

Edward J. Matonich

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Hibbing, MN

Matonich Law, PC
 | 2031 2nd Avenue East, PO Box 127
Hibbing, MN 55746
Phone: 218-263-8881
Fax: 218-263-8161
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1964
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

After an early stint at a major corporation, Ed felt compelled to return to his roots and represent the hardworking people of Northern Minnesota.  For nearly 50 years he has pursued his passion: ensuring that the rights and safety of the citizens within his community, and throughout the state, are protected.  Recognized nationwide for his litigation skills, Ed has won verdicts in excess of one million dollars in cases involving medical malpractice, liquor liability, including a $13.5 million verdict against an industrial giant.  In 2010, he and other lawyers in the firm obtained a record-breaking $23.2 million verdict for a young family in a medical malpractice case.  Ed continues to represent his clients with the same enthusiasm, vigor, and sincerity that led him to found the firm.   

Certificates and Credentials

About Edward Matonich

Admitted: 1964, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://matonichlaw.com/lawyers/#edmatonich


  • Circle of Excellence, Minnesota Lawyer, 2010
  • Professional Excellence Award, Minnesota Bar Association, 2010
  • Attorney of the Year, Minnesota Lawyer, 2005
  • National President, International Society of Barristers, 2005
  • Member (By Invitation), American Board of Trial Advocations (ABOTA)
  • Selected to Best Lawyers in America, multiple years and continuing
  • Fellow (By Invitation) , International Society of Barristers
  • Diplomat, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • A/V Preeminent Rating (for 20 years) , Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Appointed by the Minnesota Supreme Court to the Commission on Judicial Selection (1999-2006)
  • Appointed by the Minnesota Supreme Court to the Minnesota Advisory Committee on the Rules of Evidence (1988-2004)
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, MAJ "Founders Society"
  • Past Member, MAJ Board of Governors
  • Member, Minnesota Association for Justice (MAJ)  
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association


  • Medical Malpractice - $23,200,000 Jury Verdict. The daughter of a Paynesville family was severely handicapped due to complications during her birth at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, MN. As a result of being deprived of oxygen during delivery, she has multiple health problems, including spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, cortical impairment, neurological difficulties and seizures.  Her family was awarded this verdict in 2010.  To date, this is the largest medical malpractice verdict in the state of Minnesota.
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Office Location for Edward J. Matonich

2031 2nd Avenue East
PO Box 127
Hibbing, MN 55746

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Last Updated: 6/26/2019

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