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William A. Erhart has practiced law since 1978. In his more than thirty years of practicing law, he has handled thousands of legal matters on behalf of individuals and corporations. These cases range from representing injured individuals due to auto accidents, dog bites, etc., to preparing wills and providing estate planning, to drafting deeds, to being involved in complex litigation in both state and federal courts. He is a designated arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and has provided guidance to numerous nonprofit organizations.

Mr. Erhart has served for a publicly traded company and as outside counsel for a nationwide organization.  He is admitted to practice law in the State of Minnesota and the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. He has also been admitted pro hoc vice in numerous other states. In 2003, Bill was named Super lawyer by Twin Cities Law and Politics.


Contact info

Erhart & Associates, L.L.C.

316 E Main St #110
Anoka, MN, 55303-2697

Practice areas


  1. Probate: 25%
    1 year
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
    1 year
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    1 year
  4. Business: 20%
    1 year
  5. Real Estate: 15%
    1 year


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Jeanette Marie Tuzinski

    I have known Bill for 30 years and I would highly recommend him as a lawyer. He is down to earth and no nonsense and gets the job done. He is fair and reasonably priced.


    Jeanette Tuzinski Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Timothy Helmer Baland

    I strongly recommend Bill Erhart as the attorney you want to represent you when you are in a legal bind. Regardless of your legal problem or situation, you want Bill in your corner. I have worked for and with Bill, and you will not find a better attorney anywhere.


    Timothy Baland Landlord-tenant Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


MNAuthorized to practice197807/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
National Association of Distinguised CounselNADC2015
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyErhart & Elfelt, LLC1978 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Anoka County Historical SocietyPresident2015 - Present
Steppinstone Homeless ShelterDirector2011 - Present
Anoka County Historical SocietyDirector2009 - Present
City of Ramsey FoundationDirector2006 - Present
Chamber of CommerceMember1999 - Present
American Arbitration AssociationNo Fault Arbitrator1988 - Present
Minnesota Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1982 - Present
Anoka County Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
Mediation Services for Anoka CountyDirector2004 - 2009
Metropolitan AirportsCommissioner2001 - 2003
Community Pride BankDirector1996 - 2014
JudicareDirector1985 - 1994
JayceesMember1978 - 1979
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State by Humphrey v. Alpine Air Products, Inc., 500 N.W. 2d 788 (Minn.1993)N/A
T.B.M. Properties v. Acron Corporation, 346 N.W.2d 202 (Minn.Ct.App. 1984N/A
Lewellin, Heirs of Lewellin v. Huber, 456 N.W. 2d 62 (Minn..1991)N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Minnesota Journal of Law & PoliticsWhy the Media Should Quit Writing About the Biggest Verdicts1996
Bench & Bar of MinnesotaThe Forgotten RemedyN/A
Minnesota Lawyers Association1997 Course Materials for Annual ConventionN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of MinnesotaHonors with DistinctionBS - Bachelor of Science1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Minnesota Trial Lawyers AssociationThe Forgotten RemedyN/A