Mark R. Gaertner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Walsh & Gaertner, P.A.
 | 24 4th Street, St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: 651-968-8028
Fax: 651-224-2672
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2001
Licensed 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., in St. Paul. At the Twin Cities firm, 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 25-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


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

    Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2001

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    About Mark Gaertner

    Admitted: 1992, Minnesota

    Professional Webpage:


    • Best Selling Author, A Cup of Coffee With Top Personal Injury Lawyers,, 2014
    • Superb Rated, 10.0 out of 10 by Avvo, 2014 - 2020, Superb Rating, Avvo
    • Top 100 Litigation Lawyer, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2016
    • 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, 2015
    • Super Lawyer, Minnesota Super Lawyer
    • Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2007 - 2020, Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Minnesota Supreme Court Qualified Neutral, Minnesota Supreme Court

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    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


    • 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.  The unique part of this case was there was enough insurance to pay for our client's damages.  , 2020
    • Obtained one of the highest wrongful death settlements in a motor vehicle case., 2015

    Educational Background:

    • Marquette University, Bachelor of Science, Business, 1985 – 1989

    Industry Groups

    • Minnesota Association For Justice
    • Minnesota State Bar Association
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    Office Location for Mark R. Gaertner

    24 4th Street
    St. Paul, MN 55101

    Phone: 651-968-8028

    Fax: 651-224-2672

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    Last Updated: 12/27/2020

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