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Cory P. Whalen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

SiebenCarey, PA
901 Marquette Avenue, Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-333-9782
Fax: 612-333-5970
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 1999, 2001 - 2002, 2004, 2006, 2011
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 1998
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

A partner and shareholder at SiebenCarey, Cory P. Whalen is an experienced attorney serving injured persons in Minneapolis. When he takes on a case, his primary goal is to help his clients understand what their rights are. He helps them set reasonable expectations. Then, he works hard to achieve the positive outcomes they seek. There is no case too complex for Mr. Whalen; in fact, he loves a good challenge.

In 1994, Mr. Whalen completed his bachelor’s degree at Winona State University. He then earned his Juris Doctor at William Mitchell College of Law. He was admitted to the Minnesota State Bar in 1998. He remains active in the academic community via his position as an adjunct professor at Hamline Law School Litigation and Trial Practice.

Since joining SiebenCarey, Mr. Whalen has played an instrumental role in the law office's continued success. Not only has he successfully won the respect and trust of his clients, but he has also recovered millions of dollars for their injuries. Some of his biggest wins include a $1.7 million award from an insurance company and $2.6 million for a passenger who suffered permanent injuries in a trucking accident. A reflection of his record, Best Lawyers named him among the Best Lawyers In America; Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs.

Mr. Whalen is a Life Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has also served on the Board of Governors and Executive Committee of the Minnesota Association for Justice.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Motor Vehicle Defects


9 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 1999, 2001 - 2002, 2004, 2006, 2011

About Cory P. Whalen

First Admitted: 1998, Minnesota

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Volunteer Lawyers Network, Member
  • Eastview Athletic Association, Coach
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member
  • Minnesota Association for Justice, Member, Board of Governors and Executive Committee
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice Leader's Forum, Member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Member

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Civil Trial Law Specialist, Minnesota State Bar Association


  • Best Lawyers In America; Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Lawyer of the Year - Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2014
  • Super Lawyer - Thomas Reuters; PI General - Plaintiff

Pro bono/Community Service

  • YMCA Soccer League, Coach
  • Eastview Youth Athletic Association, Coach
  • Hamline Law School Litigation and Trial Practice, Adjunct Professor


Educational Background

  • B.A., Winona State University, Winona, MN, 1994

Industry Groups

  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota Association For Justice
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
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Office Location for Cory P. Whalen

901 Marquette Avenue
Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Phone: 612-333-9782

Fax: 612-333-5970

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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