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  1. Insurance: 32%
  2. Personal Injury: 32%
  3. Workers Compensation: 31%
  4. Animal & Dog Bites: 5%



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  • Charles M Cochrane

    Rick is a zealous advocate for his clients. He is my go-to attorney when my clients have a personal injury case.


    Charles Cochrane Workers Compensation Attorney
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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Richard. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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Contact info

Schroeder and Mandel, PA

219 Little Canada Road East
Suite 200
Little Canada, MN, 55117


WIGood Standing199303/20/2015
MNAuthorized to practice199207/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerMpls/St. Paul Magazine2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2014
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2014
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2013
Super LawyerMpls/St. Paul Magazine2013
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2012
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2012
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2011
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2010
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2009
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2008
Super Lawyer (Nominated)Minnesota Law & Politics Magazine2007
Super Lawyer (Nominated)Minnesota Law & Politics Magazine2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Sr Claims AdjusterLiberty Mutul Insurance Company1986 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of AmericaMember2013 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
American Arbitration AssociationMember1997 - Present
Wisconsin Association for JusticeMember1993 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1993 - Present
Minnesota Association for JusticeMember1992 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1992 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Ramsey County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
S.A. v WI resort and Propane SupplierSettled at Mediation
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hamline University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of Wisconsin, WhitewaterPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
No-Fault Insurance Arbitrations WorkshopThe Arbitrator's Perspective2012
Annual professional development conferenceMinnesota's No Fault Law & the Role of the Acupuncturist/ Massage Therapist.2009
From Signing Up the Case To Moving it To TrialInvestigating The Claim2008
"Wouldn't You Agree That..." Cross Examining Defense Experts SeminarCross Examining the Safety/ Mechanical Engineer2006
Wisconsin Issues For MN LawyersHandling The Car Crash Case2005
Winter - Wisconsin Issues For MN LawyersHandling The Automobile Accident Case2004
Fall - Wisconsin Issues For MN LawyersHandling The Automobile Accident Case2004