Injury, Workers Comp, & Wrongful Death Lawyers



-5 Star Rated by Clients.

Senior trial lawyer Schmidt law firm, Douglas E Schmidt, is a 5 star rated personal injury and accident lawyer-rated by his clients who have personal experience with his skills and compassion for his clients.  Schmidt considers the respect and appreciation of his clients to be the highest and best reward possible.

-Respected by Other Lawyers and Judges.

Schmidt is also respected by other lawyers and judges.  He has achieved a remarkable track record of having been rated as a top personal injury lawyer by the Martindale Hubbell rating system-the most respected rating system for lawyers in all fields of legal specialty, whether in the field of personal injury and wrongful death or otherwise.  Schmidt recently received an award for 35 years of service as an AV rated lawyer. A stands for legal skills and is the highest possible rating. The V stands for ethics and professionalism and, again, is the highest rating.

Schmidt has served as president of the Minnesota Million Dollar Roundtable, lawyers with million dollar jury verdicts.  He currently serves as President of that organization.

He was one of the 3 original founders of the Douglas K. Amdahl Inn of Court and served as its 3rd President.

He is the recipient of the Award of Merit from the American Bar Association.

He is a two-time winner of the Distinguished Service Award of the Minnesota Trial Lawyers, now Minnesota Association for Justice.

-Selected as Lawyer by Other Lawyers and Judges.

His skills and abilities as a personal injury lawyer have been recognized by other lawyers and judges him him to have retained his services to represent themselves and family members in personal injury and wrongful death cases during the course of his career, he has been chosen as the lawyer to represent Judges and their family members, as well as many other lawyers and their family members.

-Respected As Legal Scholar.

The Law Review of the William Mitchell College of Law said this about Schmidt:

“Douglas E. Schmidt is an accomplished litigator representing the victims of injury due to defective products. He has successfully tried cases against many major manufacturers, including cases involving medical appliances, drugs and vaccines, motor vehicles, agricultural, and construction equipment, as well as chemicals.”

Schmidt has served as a lecturer at the Minnesota Law School, the William Mitchell College of Law, the Hamline University Law School, Northwestern Health Sciences University, and Gustavus Adolphus College.

He has been asked to lecture at many seminars to other lawyers, judges, and doctors on subjects ranging from legal topics to medical topics.  He is the author of many articles and publications on many subjects relating to the law and to medicine.

Schmidt practices at the Schmidt Salita Law, a firm committed to representing the victims of personal injury and wrongful death with personal attention to the needs of each client.  “Personal injury with personal attention” is the motto of the Law Team.

Compassionate Helper and Friend.

Schmidt is well respected as a compassionate and caring friend to his clients. Schmidt says, “I left the big downtown law firm to be able to represent individuals with individual and personal needs.  They don’t need an assembly line law firm.  They need a law team that treats each client with personal attention and care.”

The Schmidt Salita Law Team focuses on delivering personal injury legal services with a personal touch.