Carl J. Sommerer Is a Multiple Award Winning Workers' Compensation Attorney
No Recovery, No Fee!
Carl Sommerer has practiced law for over 30 years. During this time, he has successfully represented thousands of injured workers in most employment categories, including professional athletes, dentists, doctors, other attorneys, machinists, warehouse workers, assembly workers, nurses and nurses’ aides, personal care attendants, maintenance workers, miners, and all categories of construction, both union and nonunion. He has been given the highest Martindale Hubbell rating by his peers, which is an objective indicator that a lawyer has the highest ethical standards and professional ability. Carl has also been selected for inclusion in the Minnesota Super Lawyers list for multiple years, and the 2010 Top 40 Workers’ Compensation attorneys by Minnesota Law & Politics.
Carl was just named to the list of 2016 Super Lawyers.
Super Lawyer Awards: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016
University of Missouri Law School, Juris Doctor, 1974
University of Missouri – Columbia, B.S. Public Admin., 1973
Minnesota State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Minnesota State Court
Minnesota Federal District Court
Missouri State Court
Reich v. F&S Construction, 2004 WL 2567139, (Minn.Work.Comp.Ct.App.), October 21, 2004, WC04-133
Leidenfrost v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 65 W.C.D. 627, 2005 WL 1942548 (Minn.Work.Comp.Ct.App.), July 26, 2005, WC05-140
Social Security Disability
Hamline School of Law, Workers’ Compensation, “Practicing Workers’ Compensation in Minnesota,” Spring 2005