Leveraging Decades Of Experience To Protect Your Interests

David W. VanDerHeyden


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Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury and Trials
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical and Dental Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance Claims
  • Marital Dissolution
  • Collections
  • Truck Accidents
  • Dram Shop (Liquor Liability)
  • Slip and Fall
  • Dog Bites
  • Subrogation


David VanDerHeyden concentrates his successful practice on civil litigation for people and businesses that have been harmed by other persons' or businesses' demonstrated wrongful conduct.

David VanDerHeyden has substantial expertise in personal injury litigation, commercial litigation, insurance subrogation litigation, collections litigation, and family law litigation. He has consistently made recoveries for clients in cases other lawyers were too timid to take on because the difficulties associated with the case.


  • Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 1980
  • John Marshall High School
    • 1973
  • University of Iowa
    • B.B.A. - 1977

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1980
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1994
  • Wisconsin, 2015

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Cronin House, Board Member

Professional Associations

  • Olmsted County Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • American Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Minnesota Association for Justice, Member
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • Academy of Certified Civil Trial Lawyers of Minnesota, Member
  • Former Third Judicial District Ethics, Committee Member
  • City of Rochester Zoning Board of Appeals, Former Chairman
  • Former Olmsted County Planning, Advisory Board Member

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial Specialist Certified, Civil Litigation Section, Minnesota State Bar Association

Current Employment Positions

  • Attorney