Danielle has specialized in Workers' Compensation for her entire career. Danielle has a clear understanding of the issues facing people injured on the job and the experience and ability to help her clients resolve them. Danielle joined Bird, Jacobsen & Stevens, P.C in 2019, she has been practicing law in Minnesota for fourteen years. She has concentrated her practice in areas of workers' compensation and personal injury
Prior to joining Bird, Jacobsen & Stevens, P.C., she worked for SiebenCarey representing injured workers' in workers' compensation cases for four years. Prior to that, Danielle worked for Lynn, Scharfenberg & Hollick for eight years defending workers' compensation claims for SFM Mutual Insurance Company. In this capacity, she gained a breadth of knowledge, not only about workers' compensation law, but about the claims handling process and how decisions are made by insurance companies.
Danielle is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association, American Inns of Court, Douglas K. Amdahl Chapter and former co-chair of the Workers' Compensation committee of the MDLA. She has successfully argued appellate cases at several levels, including before the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Danielle is a Minnesota native growing up in Rochester, where she excelled in team sports resulting in two State Championships. Danielle graduated from University of Wisconsin Madison with a Bachelor of Science in International Relations and History.
She worked in Washington D.C. for the National Academy of Sciences coordinating and implementing a USAID grant which funded joint research by Arab and Israeli scientists in the Middle East.
Danielle studied law at William Mitchell School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. In law school she was active in Mock Trial competition, competing nationally placing among the top award winners. After graduation, she worked as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable William H. Leary, III in Ramsey County District Court. While a clerk, she aided the Judge in civil, criminal and civil commitment assignments.
In her spare time Danielle enjoys competitive swimming, reading and traveling with family and friends.
|MN||Authorized to Practice||2005||07/14/2021|
|Attorney||Bird, Jacobsen & Stevens, P.C.||2019 - Present|
|Attorney||SiebenCarey||2014 - Present|
|Attorney||Lynn, Scharfenberg & Hollick||2006 - 2014|
|Law Clerk to the Honorable William H. Leary, III||Ramsey County District Court||2005 - 2006|
|Law Clerk||Meshbesher & Spence||2003 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Hennepin County Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section||Co-chair||2016 - Present|
|Minnesota State Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Hennepin County Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|American Inns of Court||Douglas K. Amdahl Chapter Member||2006 - Present|
|Attorney At Law||Danielle Bird: Working With Heart||2016|
|Hennepin County Bar Association Blog||Meet HCBA Member... Danielle Bird||2016|
|Attorney at Law Magazine||Personal Injury Law - Finding a Path to Justice||2014|
|University of Wisconsin, Madison||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2000|
|William Mitchell College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
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