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Mark R. Gaertner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Walsh & Gaertner, P.A.
24 4th Street East
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: 651-968-8028
Fax: 651-224-2672
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2001
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Mark R. Gaertner is a partner at the law firm of Walsh & Gaertner, P.A., Mr. Gaertner focuses his practice on representing the interests of individuals in personal injury matters. Thanks to his excellent reputation as a knowledgeable and dedicated client advocate, clients from Minnesota and Western Wisconsin know to turn to him when facing complex personal injury challenges.

Mr. Gaertner began his legal career in 1992 after earning a law degree from William Mitchell College of Law. In 1998, the State Bar of Wisconsin granted him admission, and he has represented clients from both the states for many years.

Over the course of attorney Gaertner's 30-plus year career, he has earned the respect of both his clients and his peers. He has a "Superb" rating from Avvo, and the National Association of Distinguished Counsel includes him on its list of the top 1 percent personal injury attorneys in the country.

Mr. Gaertner has also received recognition for other achievements. The Minnesota State Bar Association named him a North Star Lawyer for his many hours of pro bono work, and recognizes him as a best-selling author for his book "A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top Personal Injury Attorneys In The United States." In addition, he has been part of some of the largest automobile related personal injury settlements in Minnesota.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


9 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2001

About Mark R. Gaertner

First Admitted: 1992, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:


  • Best Selling Author, A Cup of Coffee With Top Personal Injury Lawyers,
  • Superb Rated, 10.0 out of 10 by Avvo, 2014 - 2022, Superb Rating, Avvo
  • Top litigation lawyers, Top 100 Litigation Lawyers, The American Society of Legal Advocates
  • North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2014 - 2019, North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, "Top One Percent" Designation, Distinguished Counsel, Distinguished Counsel
  • Best personal injury lawyers in Minnesota, Super Lawyer, Minnesota Super Lawyer
  • Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2007 - 2022, Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Minnesota Supreme Court Qualified Neutral, Minnesota Supreme Court

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Certified Coach and Unified Partner, Special Olympics Minnesota, January 1996 – Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Personal Injury Law - The Business Leader Spotlight Show, 2014
  • Negotiations - How To Handle A Personal Injury Claim, 2011
  • A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top Personal Injury Attorneys In The United States, Rutherford Publishing House, 2014

Educational Background

  • Marquette University, Bachelor of Science, Business, 1985 – 1989, 1989
  • William Mitchell College of Law, 1992

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Minneosta Bar Admission, 1992
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Ramsey County Bar Association, Member
  • Wisconsin Bar Admission, 1998


  • I was part of the team which obtained a multi-million dollar settlement in a case where the liability was originally denied by the responsible party.    , 2020
  • Obtained one of the highest wrongful death settlements in a motor vehicle case., 2015

Industry Groups

  • Personal Injury
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Office Location for Mark R. Gaertner

24 4th Street East
St. Paul, MN 55101

Phone: 651-968-8028

Fax: 651-224-2672

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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