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Mark R. Kosieradzki is certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the Minnesota State Bar Association. He is recognized in “Best Lawyers in America” in addition to recently receiving his 21st Super Lawyer award.

Mark is a past president of the Minnesota Association for Justice (MNAJ, formerly known as the Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association), the Association of Trial Lawyers of America Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice (AAJ, formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America), is a past president of the Minnesota Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.


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  1. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 20%
    36 years
  2. Trucking Accident: 20%
    36 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 20%
    36 years
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
    36 years
  5. Brain Injury: 20%
    36 years



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  • Charles James Suk

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Mark on several nursing home abuse/neglect cases, as well as having heard him speak before professional groups on the subject, and have uniformly been impressed with his knowledge of the area and his tenacity in representing his clients.


    Charles Suk Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christopher J. O'Brien

    Great lawyer, spends alot of time educating other lawyers, highest possible recommendation.


    Christopher O'Brien Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Kosieradzki·Smith Law Firm

3675 Plymouth Blvd
Suite 105
Plymouth, MN, 55446-4525


WIGood Standing198903/02/2015
MNAuthorized to practice198007/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2014
Best Law Firms in AmericaU.S. News & World Report2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2013
The State's Most Respected AttorneysMinnesota Monthly2013
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2013
Top Lawyers in MinnesotaMinnesota Monthly2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentKosieradzki Smith Law Firm, LLC1996 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for Justice, Nursing Homes Litigation GroupExecutive Board Chair2003 - 2004
American Board of Trial AdvocatesPresident2003 - 2004
American Association for Justice, Nursing Homes Litigation GroupExecutive Board2002 - 2004
American Board of Trial AdvocatesPresident-Elect2002 - 2003
Minnesota Association for JusticePresident1994 - 1995
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Medication Error$5,250,000
Pressure Sores$3,500,000
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Publication nameTitleDate
Thomson ReutersDealing with Elder Abuse and Neglect Lawsuits2012
Trial MagazineAvoid Common Pitfalls in Deposition2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Drake University Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Workhorse SeminarDealing with an Obstructive Adversary in Depositions2013
Winter ConventionProving and Arguing Damages for the Elderly2013
WebinarWhy Jurors Reject Expert Testimony2013
Trial Tactics Ohio SeminarFinding Hidden Documents2013
MSBA SeminarWhy Patients Look to the Legal System2013
MAJ SeminarThat's So Crazy It Just Might Work: New Strategies on the Art of Taking Depositions2013
Deposition College SeminarDepositions of Corporate Representatives: The 30(b)(6) Deposition2013
Churchill Downs EventFalse Charting2013
Boston SeminarDangers of Understaffing2013
Advanced Deposition College"Death Star" Depositions: The 30(b)(2) Deposition."2013
AAJ's Litigating Nursing Homes SeminarUsing the Hot Documents in your Case2013
AAJ's Weekend with the StarsDamages for the Elderly2012
AAJ WebinarResident to Resident Assault: Getting the Medical Records of Other Residents."2012