Derek Thooft

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Thooft Law LLC
 | 8101 34th Ave S, Suite 340
Minneapolis, MN 55425
Phone: 651-364-7725
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2017
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Founder and owner of Thooft Law LLC, Derek Thooft represents clients in Bloomington, Minnesota. His practice areas include estate planning, probate, wills, trusts, criminal law, drug violations, domestic violence, business litigation, personal injury, restraining orders and expungements. Named among the Top 40 Under 40 by the Association of America’s Top Lawyers, he is known as a natural orator, negotiator and litigator.

Mr. Thooft is admitted to practice in both North Dakota and Minnesota, and before the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota. At the beginning of his career, he worked for the Ramsey County Public Defender’s Office, the Minneapolis City Attorney’s Office and the Anoka County Public Defender’s Office.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Minnesota, Mr. Thooft moved on to law school. A member of the Moot Court and the Community Justice Project, he graduated from the University of St. Thomas School of Law with his Juris Doctor. From criminal conduct to small-business dealings, he is committed to representing the rights and best interests of his clients to the best of his ability.

A zealous and passionate advocate for those who are facing legal issues, Mr. Thooft has a firm understanding of the law. With several years of experience behind him, he is already known by his colleagues for his commitment to integrity and his high standards. For his professional achievement in his legal practice, he has been recognized by his peers and is included as one of the top-rated attorneys in the area.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Trusts, Wills


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Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

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About Derek Thooft

Admitted: 2017, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:


  • Top 40 Under 40, Association of Americas Top Lawyers, 2018
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • North Dakota
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court of North Dakota

Educational Background:

  • University of Minnesota, B.A.
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8101 34th Ave S
Suite 340
Minneapolis, MN 55425

Phone: 651-364-7725

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Last Updated: 2/26/2021

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