Michael G. Schultz

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Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Michael Schultz Law Firm
 | 330 2nd Ave S, suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: 612-333-2282
Fax: 612-333-0747
Selected To Super Lawyers: 1999 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Social Security Disability (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Michael Schultz is a founding partner of the law firm of Sommerer & Schultz, PLLC. This is his 21st consecutive year on the Minnesota Super Lawyers list. He has been named in the Top 40 Workers' Compensation Attorneys in Minnesota. Mr. Schultz is an experienced litigator, representing individuals throughout Minnesota with work, automobile, and disability claims. Mr. Schultz is an educator and a frequent lecturer in the areas of Minnesota workers' compensation and personal injury. Mr. Schultz's clients are from all walks of life, from migrant workers to professional athletes including such Minnesota Vikings favorites as Chuck Foreman, Randall McDaniel, Mike Morris, and Paul Krause. Mr. Schultz has a reputation among attorneys and clients alike as a tireless advocate.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
    • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Social Security Disability


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 23 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 1999 - 2021

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    About Michael Schultz

    Admitted: 1986, Minnesota

    Professional Webpage: http://www.mikeschultzlaw.com/Attorney/


    • A.V. Rated, 1999 - 2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Bar Association, 2013
    • Member, Minnesota Association for Justice, 1986 - Present
    • American Bar Association, 1986
    • Member, American Arbitration Association
    • Co-Chair, MN CLE Workers' Compensation Institute, Undocumented Workers' and the Employee's Prospective, 2003
    • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association
    • Member, American Association for Justice
    • MN CLE Workers' Compensation Institute, Undocumented Workers' and the Employee's Prospective, MN CLE, 2009
    • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association, 1986 - Present
    • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1986
    • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers
    • Co-Chair, MN CLE Workers' Compensation Institute, 2005
    • Co-Chair, MN CLE Workers' Compensation Institute, 2009
    • Minnesota, 1986

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • "Undocumented Workers and the Employee Prospective", MNCLE Workers Compensation institute, MNCLE, 2003
    • Workers' Compensation Attorneys need to Know Probate And Trust Law
    • Introduction to Workers Compensation, Minnesota CLE, 1999 - Present
    • Minnesota Workers Compensation Institute, Minnesota CLE, 1999 - Present
    • Minnesota Association for Institute, Personal Injury Subrogation, 2009 - 2010
    • Workers Compensation Practice, National Business Institute, 2006 - 2008
    • CLE-Introduction to MN Workers' Compensation 1999 - 2011
    • MN Workers' Compensation Institute "Contacting the Treating Doctor and The Employee's Prospective", 2008
    • MN Assoc. for Justice Workers' Compensation Subrogation, 2008
    • MN CLE Workers' Compensation Institute, 2005

    Representative Clients:

    • Maxfield v. Stremel Mfg. Co., slip op, W.C.C.A. 1999
    • Yusuf v. Hilton Hotels, slip op. No. WC06-187 (W.C.C.A. 12/4/2006) , 2006
    • Shine v. Rosemount, Inc. 875 N.W.2d 289 (Minn. 2016), 2016
    • Dykoff v. Xcel Energy, 840 N.W.2d 821 (Minn. 2013) , 2013
    • Engman v. Metalcote Grease and Oil, 48 WCD. 327, 1993
    • Correa v. Waymouth Farms, Inc.,, 664 N.W. 2d 324, Minn 2003
    • Winter v. Douglas Co. Hospital, slip op, W.C.C.A 2002

    Educational Background:

    • Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota, B.A. in History, 1982
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    Office Location for Michael G. Schultz

    330 2nd Ave S
    suite 100
    Minneapolis, MN 55401

    Phone: 612-333-2282

    Fax: 612-333-0747

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    Last Updated: 1/22/2021

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