Darrold E. Persson

Darrold E. Persson

Location:
Virginia, Minnesota
Phone:
218-749-1962
Fax:
218-749-4308
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Auto Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Law
  • Defamation
  • Complex Product Liability

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1977
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1979

Education

  • University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota
    • J.D. - 1977
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • Hibbing High School
  • University of Minnesota
    • B.A. - 1974

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • ADMITTED TO FEDERAL COURT IN 1979
  • REGULARLY SERVE AS AN ADR MEDIATOR (UNSOLICITED)
  • REGULARLY SERVE AS AN AAA ARBITRATOR (NO-FAULT)
  • SERVED AS 20TH DISTRICT ETHICS INVESTIGATOR AND COMMITTEE MEMBER
  • APPOINTED BY THE MINNESOTA SUPREME COURT AS 20TH DISTRICT ETHICS CHAIR (1999-2005)
  • APPOINTED BY THE MINNESOTA SUPREME COURT TO THE NO-FAULT STANDING COMMITTEE, 2012 – PRESENT
  • MEMBER, MINNESOTA BAR ASSOCIATION
  • PAST PRESIDENT OF RANGE BAR ASSOCIATION
  • MEMBER, MINNESOTA ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
  • CURRENT AND PAST “SUPER LAWYER” IN CIVIL LITIGATION, AS SELECTED BY MINNESOTA LAW AND POLITICS
  • CERTIFIED CIVIL TRIAL SPECIALIST, NATIONAL BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCACY, 1988 TO PRESENT
  • 30 YEAR AV PREEMINENT RATING BY MARTINDALE-HUBBELL
  • NATIONAL TRIAL LAWYERS “TOP 100” , 2013-16
  • REGULARLY SELECTED TO “BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA”
  • SELECTED AS 2016 AND 2018 “LAWYER OF THE YEAR” IN PERSONAL INJURY, NORTHERN MINNESOTA BY BEST LAWYERS OF AMERICA
  • RECEIVED THE MINNESOTA BAR ASSOCIATION’S “PRESIDENT’S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE” FOR I-35 BRIDGE DISASTER VICTIMS SERVICE IN 2009

Past Employment Positions

  • Ed Matonich, Clerk, 1975 - 1977
  • Matonich and Persson, 1977 - 2016

Pro Bono Activities

  • SERVED AS A PRO-BONO ATTORNEY FOR SIX (6) OF THE I-35 BRIDGE DISASTER VICTIMS