Michael G. Schultz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Sommerer & Schultz, PLLC
 | 1219 Marquette Avenue, Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612-333-2282
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation (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 16th 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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Workers' Compensation (60%)

Personal Injury - General (30%)

Social Security Disability (10%)


Selected to Super Lawyers for 16 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2018

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About Michael Schultz

Admitted: 1986, Minnesota

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

Honors and Awards:

  • A.V. Rated, 1999 - 2011

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

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

Representative Clients:

  • Winter v. Douglas Co. Hospital, slip op, W.C.C.A 2002
  • Maxfield v. Stremel Mfg. Co., slip op, W.C.C.A. 1999
  • Engman v. Metalcote Grease and Oil, 48 WCD. 327, 1993
  • Correa v. Waymouth Farms, Inc.,, 664 N.W. 2d 324, Minn 2003

Educational Background:

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

1219 Marquette Avenue
Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Phone: 612-333-2282


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Last Updated: 2/9/2018

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