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Michael M. Skram
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Minneapolis Attorney
Michael M. Skram

Phone: 952.831.6544

Email: mmskram@olwklaw.com

Languages: English

Michael Skram focuses his practice in a variety of areas including motor vehicle, construction, business, and product liability law.  He enjoys providing the highest professional and ethical representation in a wide range of disciplines.  Michael has been consistently recognized by his peers as a “Rising Star” in Minnesota Law & Politics and Minneapolis – St. Paul magazines.

Michael received his undergraduate degree from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota and later graduated with honors from William Mitchell College of Law.  While pursuing his degree from William Mitchell, Michael worked as a Senior Claims Adjuster with National Car Rental Systems, Inc.  He has adjusted a wide variety of auto, property, and no-fault claims.  His technical and legal background allows Michael to establish a positive working relationship with his clients.

Michael has been with the firm since 2002, where he has successfully represented both Plaintiffs and Defendants in various types of litigation.  He has trial and arbitration experience.  He has also argued before the Minnesota Court of Appeals and Minnesota Supreme Court.  Additionally, Michael enjoys being a frequent author and presenter on timely topics for clients and other attorneys.

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Law
  • Construction Law
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Liquor Liability
  • Marine Liability
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Toxic & Mass Tort

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D. cum laude (2004)
  • St. John’s University (MN), B.A. (1997)

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota State Court (2004)
  • Federal District Court, District of Minnesota (2004)
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals (2004)
  • Iowa State Court (2010)

RECOGNITIONS

Rising Star (2007-2011)

PROF. AFFILIATIONS

  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
  • Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Defense Research Institute

AUTHOR & SPEAKER

  • Accept No Substitute: The Home Buyers Warranty Option in Minnesota. March 2006, Builders Club News, co-authored with Shamus P. O’Meara
  • Deal or No Deal: The Reality of Insurance Settlements. 2008 MDLA Mid-Winter Seminar; co-author with Dale O. Thornsjo, Johnson & Condon, P.A. and Brian Sande, Bassford Remele, P.A.

PRESENTER

  • Multi-Party Litigation, Hennepin County Bar Association, March 2011, Speaker/Course Co-Chair
  • Social Host Liability, Hennepin County Bar Association, March 2010 CLE Speaker/Co-chair Alcohol and the Law: 2010 Update
  • Social Host Ordinances: Do they Impact Liability Claims?, Twin Cities Claims Association, February 2010
  • Subrogation Interests: Medicare – “I have to do WHAT to settle a case?”, Hennepin County Bar Association, May 2009

Contact This Firm

O'Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl, P.A.

7401 Metro Boulevard
Suite 600
Minneapolis, MN 55439-3034
United States

Law Firm Contact: Dale O. Thornsjo

Tel: 952.831.6544

Fax: 952.831.1869

Email: dothornsjo@olwklaw.com

Website: www.olwklaw.com

Member Since: 2006

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