Skip to main content
Jeremiah William Sisk
Avvo
Pro

Jeremiah William Sisk

also known as Jerry Sisk

Practice areas:

Workers Compensation, Social Security

About Me

Jerry Sisk has been handling and trying workers' compensation cases since 2003.  While workers' compensation insurers attempt to delay or avoid paying owed benefits to injured workers, Jerry has devoted his career to making sure his clients receive the compensation they deserve. 


 


Earlier in his career, Jerry represented insurance companies so he knows first-hand how these companies defend against lawsuits by manipulating the legal system in their favor.  He knows what it takes to prove entitlement to benefits.  Because insurance companies have infinite dollars to fight your case they can hire expensive defense lawyers and investigators to assist in the denial of your benefits. Moreover, they can send you to their doctors to obtain medical reports which potentially can be used against you during their case.  Jerry understands this and works diligently to make sure that all the necessary steps are taken to win at trial.


 


Jerry grew up in Minnesota and spent all but his college years living in the Twin Cities.  When he was not participating in sports at Wayzata High School, he would be busy “flipping burgers” at his family restaurant.  In college, Jerry clerked for former Representative Jim Ramstad in Washington, D.C.   Jerry is a graduate of the prestigious James Madison College at Michigan State University and the University of Minnesota Law School. 


 


Jerry is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, Minnesota Association of Justice, and Anoka County Bar Association. He is also currently the Secretary for the Anoka County Bar Association.  He is a contributor to the Minnesota Association of Justice Trial magazine, where he is published.  He is frequent presenter throughout the State of Minnesota on various workers' compensation topics 


 


 Jerry, his wife, and three kids reside in Blaine, Minnesota.  When he is not chasing his kids around the house and coaching their activities, he enjoys snowboarding, woodworking, bicycling, and doing anything outdoors. 


 


Jerry prides himself on representing strong members of the Minnesota workforce who have been injured on the job and need ethical, responsive, and zealous representation.  With the assistance of his extraordinary staff, he presents as formidable foe to any insurance company that stands in the way.

More 

Photos and Videos

1670774 1386691649

1670774 1412981049

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Workers Compensation: 99%
    12 years
  2. Social Security: 1%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (20-25%)

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Samuel John Glover

    I have known Jerry since 2001, and I know him to be a hard worker and a zealous advocate for his clients.

    More 

    Samuel Glover Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • No photo

    Jerry is a dedicated professional, with high standards and a strong committment to both his clients and the ethical practice of law. He is both a tireless advocate for his clients and a thoughtful, reasonable negotiator.

    More 

    Dean Willer
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Thomas Mottaz

3340 Northdale Blvd NW, Suite 140
Coon Rapids, MN, 55448


St. Paul, MN

More 

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MNAuthorized to practice200304/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateLaw Offices of Thomas Mottaz2009 - Present
Law Offices of Donald Noack2008 - 2009
AssociateHeacox, Hartman, Koshmrl, Cosgriff & Johnson, P.A.2003 - 2008

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Anoka County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Minnesota Association for JusticeN/A2008 - Present
Ramsey County Bar AssociationN/A2003 - 2008
Minnesota State Bar AssociationN/A2003 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Cantu v. Ameripride Linen & Apparel ServiceN/A
Mankowski v. St. Paul CompaniesN/A
Pechacek, v. HealthEastPrevailed

See all Legal Cases 

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Minnesota Association for JusticeAvoiding the Potential Pitfalls of Medicare Set-Aside2013
Minnesota Trial Lawyer MagazineWhen it Becomes Personal in Workers Compensation-The Idiopathic Injury2011
Lexis Nexis PublishingMinnesota WCAC Commissioner Sviggum Proposes to Strip Benefits From Undocumented Workers2008
Comp WonkThe impact of illegal immigrants on the US economy2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Michigan State UniversityInternational RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Workers' Compensation InstituteUtilizing Technology in the Social Media Age to Augment your WC Practice2013
Current Trends in Minnesota Workers' Compensation Perspectives from the Petitioner and DefenseCurrent Trends In Minnesota Workers' Compensation2013
Minnesota Workers' Compensation BasicsMinnesota Workers' Compensation2012
Handling the Basics of MN Workers' CompensationWorkers' Compensation2012
Travelers Insurance ConferenceQ & A: Workers’ Compensation2011
Minnesota CLE 2010 Workers Compensation InstituteWorkers’ Compensation and Immigrants: Cross-Practice2010
Education MinnesotaWorkers Compensation 1012010
Minnesota County Insurance Trust SeminarCaselaw Update2007