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Bartholomew Bernard Torvik

Bartholomew Bernard Torvik

also known as Bart Torvik

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes, Litigation, Business, Contracts & Agreements

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Litigation: 30%
    11 years
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 30%
    11 years
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
  4. Business: 20%
    6 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Brendan John Flaherty

    Bart is a top notch litigator who truly cares about his clients. I highly recommend him.


    Brendan Flaherty
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Ryan Michael Osterholm

    Bart works very hard for his clients and is an out of the box thinker on tactical legal strategy. As sharp as they come.


    Ryan Osterholm Defective and Dangerous Products Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Torvik Law LLC

701 Main Street
Suite 204
Evanston, IL, 60202



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201008/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarIllinois Super Lawyers2015
Rising StarIllinois Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarIllinois Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2010
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2008
Sidney J. Kaplan AwardUniversity of Minnesota Law School2003
Order of the CoifUniversity of Minnesota Law School2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerTorvik Law LLC2011 - Present
General CounselIndie Energy Systems Company, LLC2010 - 2011
AssociateDorsey & Whitney, LLP2005 - 2010
Judicial Law ClerkUnited States District Court for the District of Minnesota2003 - 2005


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Contract Management AssociationMember2012 - 2013
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Pushpin Holdings v. MartinezDismissed with prejudice

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Publication NameTitleDate
Martindale.comEmergis Electronic Payment Systems Patent Narrowly Construed2006


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of Wisconsin, MadisonPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1999

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Rock of Ages Law DayHow to Start a Business in Illinois2013
Licensing Executives Society Annual MeetingIntellectual Property Opportunities in New Energy Technologies2010
History of HipObscenity Law & Lenny Bruce2009