Michael J. Dwyer

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Eagan, Minnesota

Mr. Dwyer is a Shareholder. Born in Tomah, Wisconsin on March 29, 1955; admitted to Bar 1980, Minnesota; 1989 Wisconsin. Education: University of Minnesota (B. A. 1977; J.D. 1980) Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Tau Alpha; Phi Kappa Phi. Member of Mendota Heights Planning Commission 1989-1998; member of Mendota Heights City Council 1998 - 2002. Member Dakota County, Minnesota State and American Bar Associations, State Bar of Wisconsin, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Lawyers' Society of St. Thomas More.

For more than 30 years, Mike Dwyer has been solving legal problems for families, individuals and corporations. He has litigated cases in the state and federal courts of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Georgia and Virginia. His areas of experience are wrongful death and serious personal injury claims, medical malpractice claims. construction and environmental litigation, dram shop claims, foster care litigation and estate and trust disputes.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1994

Areas of Practice

  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Construction and Environmental Litigation
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation
  • Professional Malpractice Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1980
  • Wisconsin, 1989
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1981


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 1980
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • B.A. - 1977
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Journalism

Representative Clients

  • American Engineering Testing
  • XL Insurance
  • Grammer, Inc.
  • Minnesota Joint Underwriting Association

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rating Preeminent (5 out of 5)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Dakota County Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice
  • Minnesota Association for Justice

Past Employment Positions

  • Mackall, Crounse and Moore, Shareholder, 1984 - 1994
  • Murnane, Conlin, Brandt & Hoffman, Associate, 1981 - 1984


  • Spanish


  • Phi Beta Kappa