Robert Schmitz was born and raised in the Twin Cities area. He attended the University of Minnesota for his undergraduate training and graduated cum laude from the William Mitchell College of Law in 1980.
Bob enjoys sharing his knowledge with other lawyers by lecturing at numerous continuing legal education seminars designed to introduce lawyers to the complexities of personal injury practice. He has also been appointed as a mediator and arbitrator by various judges and attorneys who respect his insight and understanding of the personal injury field.
In addition, Bob has helped establish several standards defining the responsibility of insurance companies to injured individuals through the cases he has taken and successfully argued before the Minnesota Supreme Court.
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Personal Injury, Product Liability and Wrongful Death.
BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS:
Minnesota State Bar, 1980
Wisconsin State Bar, 1989
U.S. District Court - District of Minnesota, 1986
U.S. District Court - Western District of Wisconsin, 1998
William Mitchell College of Law (cum laude), 1980
University of Minnesota, 1976
St. John's Prep School, Collegeville, MN, 1972
Dickel, Johnson, Taylor, Rust & Schmitz, 1980-87
James F. Dunn & Associates, 1987-91
Minnesota Association for Justice, Member
Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
American Association for Justice, Member
St. Paul, Minnesota