Accomplished, Assertive Advocacy For Your High-Stakes Concerns

Whether your legal problem is simple or complex, results matter. At VanDerHeyden Law Office, P.A., our attorneys have the depth of experience required to resolve your family law problem, business dispute or personal injury case.

Offering Tailored Litigation Services Throughout The Rochester Area

Our Areas Of Practice

Divorce And Family Law

Personal Injury

Commercial Litigation

Collection Litigation

Navigate The Legal Process With Our Proven Litigators

Deciding to move forward with a legal matter can be a difficult choice to make. When you finally make the choice to take action, knowing where to turn can seem like an insurmountable feat. The plain fact of the matter is that very few attorneys are actually able to successfully litigate a lawsuit.

Since 1980, VanDerHeyden Law Office, P.A., has worked hard and tirelessly to show our clients how we are the clear choice when you are seeking help with a case that requires litigation to resolve favorably.

Our lawyers have a proven record of securing favorable outcomes in the most difficult situations. Our dedication to professionalism, thorough meticulous preparation and efficient, cost-effective resolutions makes us a trusted, highly respected ally in straightforward and complex cases.

Uniquely Positioned To Protect Your Interests

Our founding attorney David W. VanDerHeyden maintains the distinction of MSBA Certified Civil Trial Law Specialist and diligently serves clients in Rochester and throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota. In addition to David W. VanDerHeyden, attorney Nicholas M. Rotar is a highly skilled member of our legal team. Together, these lawyers offer personalized, quality representation tailored to meet your needs.

When you work with a Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) Certified Civil Trial Law Specialist, you are working with an attorney who is one of a very few certified specialist attorneys in Minnesota. Certification ensures that clients are receiving legal services from a lawyer who has objectively demonstrated, in a rigorous process, superior legal services to their clients and received excellent references from their attorney peers and practicing district court judges in Minnesota in order to be considered as a civil trial specialist.

VanDerHeyden Law Office, P.A., has been part of the Rochester community for over four decades, having helped thousands of clients favorably resolve their issues. Our attorneys leverage their local insight to identify efficient approaches to complex problems. As our client, our attorneys’ legal and local knowledge can give you an advantage in and out of court.

Attorneys David W. VanDerHeyden and Nicholas M. Rotar

Meet Our Attorneys

David W. VanDerHeyden

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Nicholas M. Rotar

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