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.
Licensed since 2003
|MN||Authorized to practice||2003||04/19/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2011|
|Rising Star||Minnesota Law & Politics Magazine||2009|
|Rising Star||Minnesota Law & Politics Magazine||2008|
|Rising Star||Minnesota Law & Politics Magazine||2007|
|Associate||Law Offices of Thomas Mottaz||2009 - Present|
|Law Offices of Donald Noack||2008 - 2009|
|Associate||Heacox, Hartman, Koshmrl, Cosgriff & Johnson, P.A.||2003 - 2008|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Anoka County Bar Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Minnesota Association for Justice||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Ramsey County Bar Association||N/A||2003 - 2008|
|Minnesota State Bar Association||N/A||2003 - Present|
|Minnesota Association for Justice||Avoiding the Potential Pitfalls of Medicare Set-Aside||2013|
|Minnesota Trial Lawyer Magazine||When it Becomes Personal in Workers Compensation-The Idiopathic Injury||2011|
|Lexis Nexis Publishing||Minnesota WCAC Commissioner Sviggum Proposes to Strip Benefits From Undocumented Workers||2008|
|Comp Wonk||The impact of illegal immigrants on the US economy||2008|
|University of Minnesota Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|
|Michigan State University||International Relations||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2000|
|Workers' Compensation Institute||Utilizing Technology in the Social Media Age to Augment your WC Practice||2013|
|Current Trends in Minnesota Workers' Compensation Perspectives from the Petitioner and Defense||Current Trends In Minnesota Workers' Compensation||2013|
|Minnesota Workers' Compensation Basics||Minnesota Workers' Compensation||2012|
|Handling the Basics of MN Workers' Compensation||Workers' Compensation||2012|
|Travelers Insurance Conference||Q & A: Workers’ Compensation||2011|
|Minnesota CLE 2010 Workers Compensation Institute||Workers’ Compensation and Immigrants: Cross-Practice||2010|
|Education Minnesota||Workers Compensation 101||2010|
|Minnesota County Insurance Trust Seminar||Caselaw Update||2007|