Jennifer M. Fitzgerald

Top rated workers' compensation attorney in St. Paul, Minnesota

Baehman Law Office
Jennifer M. Fitzgerald
Baehman Law Office

Practice Areas: Workers' compensation

Licensed in Minnesota since: 2005

Education: Hamline University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2016

Baehman Law Office

539 Bielenberg Dr.
Suite 200
St. Paul, MN 55125 Visit website


At the St. Paul, Minnesota, law firm of Baehman Law, attorney Jennifer M. Fitzgerald focuses her practice exclusively on workers’ compensation law. She efficiently and economically protects the rights of injured workers in and around Minnesota. Service-minded and accessible, she identifies the importance of resolving cases sensibly and in accordance with her clients’ objectives.  After a long career defending insurance companies in workers' compensation claims, she now uses that experience to fight for the rights of Minnesota workers.

With over seventeen years of legal experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants, Ms. Fitzgerald brings multifaceted skills and perspectives to each case and deftly tackles the most complicated workers’ compensation cases. She has handled a variety of cases including those involving cumulative trauma, death, undocumented immigrant workers, contractors, multiparty contribution claims and catastrophic physical and mental illnesses. She has represented her clients before the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Minnesota and the Office of Administrative Hearings.

Majoring in sociology and criminology, Ms. Fitzgerald obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Minnesota in 1998. She then graduated with honors from the Minnesota State University, Mankato, with a master’s degree in sociology in 2000. She earned her Juris Doctor cum laude from the Mitchell Hamline School of Law in 2005 and became authorized to practice law in Minnesota the same year.

Active in community and bar activities, Ms. Fitzgerald holds memberships in the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Hennepin County Bar Association.   She volunteers to serve as a swimming and soccer coach for youth in her community.

For Ms. Fitzgerald’s unwavering commitment to client service and integrity, she is recognized by The Best Lawyers in America every year since 2017. More importantly, she has received many positive reviews from her satisfied clients.

Practice areas

Workers' compensation: claimant, Workers' compensation: employer/insurance
  • 90% Workers' compensation: claimant
  • 10% Workers' compensation: employer/insurance

First Admitted: 2005, Minnesota

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Speaker at various seminars involving workers' compensation topics throughout the United States
  • Panel Member, The Price Is Right, Minnesota Workers' Compensation Symposium, 2014
  • Speaker, Litigation Process and Settlement Strategy, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry Workers' Compensation Summit, June 2015
  • Speaker, National Workers Compensation Defense Network Conference - Medical Treatment Panel, Chicago, September 2016
  • Speaker, Workers' Compensation Symposium, May 2017
  • Speaker, Minnesota Workers' Compensation Deskbook, 2018
  • Speaker, Minnesota Workers' Compensation Symposium, May 2021
  • Speaker, Minnesota Workers' Compensation Institute, April 2022
  • Rising Star in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2014 to 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2017 to 2022
  • Top Women Attorneys 2012, 2014, 2014 to 2022
  • Super Lawyer, 2018 to 2022
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Volunteer coach for youth swimming and soccer, 2021 to 2022
Educational Background:
  • B.A., University of Minnesota, Sociology and Criminology
  • M.S., Minnesota State University, Sociology, with honors
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Minnesota, 2005
  • MN State Bar Association, 2005 to 2022
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, 2005 to Present

Office location for Jennifer M. Fitzgerald

539 Bielenberg Dr.
Suite 200
St. Paul, MN 55125

Phone: 651-447-6657


6 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2016

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