Areas of Practice
Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Civil Litigation, Complex Insurance Cases
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Robert Lazear comes from a family of attorneys. With inspiration and mentoring from a brother, several uncles, and his colleagues, he values honest and straightforward communication with his clients.
Robert graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Before attending law school he worked as a legislative assistant in the Wisconsin Legislature. Robert served as an editor of the Law Journal and graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1985.
Robert clerked for the Minnesota Court of Appeals, where he gained experience on a wide variety of legal issues. After practicing corporate litigation with another law firm, Robert began looking for an opportunity to work with individuals. His driving desire was to make a difference in people’s lives.
Robert joined Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben in 1987 and now specializes in representing accident victims and their families in personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, and complex insurance cases. He practices in both state and federal courts.
Robert has obtained a number of multi-million dollar recoveries for his clients and has been acknowledged in Minnesota’s list of “Top Personal Injury Recoveries.” He has extensive experience in litigation involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, construction site injuries, and direct actions against insurance companies. Robert has developed a special interest in representing victims of traumatic brain injuries.
Robert believes that he serves his clients most effectively when he makes responding to their needs, questions, and concerns his number one priority.
Minnesota State Bar, 1985
U.S. Federal District Court – District of Minnesota, 1985
University of Minnesota School of Law, cum laude, 1985
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1979
Furth & Anthony, P.A.,
Minnesota Court of Appeals, Judicial Clerk Wisconsin State Legislature
Minnesota Association for Justice, Member
American Association for Justice, Member
Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
American Arbitration Association, Panel of Arbitrators
Golden Valley, Minnesota
Motorcycling, boating, skiing, and outdoor activities with his family