Schmidt has over 40 years of experience, in over 6,000 cases, in bringing justice to the victims of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death.
He has lectured at the University of Minnesota Law School and the Hamline-Mitchell Law School, as well as Gustavus Adolphus College and Northwestern Health Sciences University. He is a frequent lecturer at Continued Education seminars for both lawyers and chiropractors.
He is the recipient of the Award of Merit of the American Bar Association and has received the Distinguished Service Award of the Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association.
He has been AV rated by Martindale Hubbell for 35 years. He has been certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Civil Trial Advocate and by the Minnesota Bar as a Civil Trial Specialist.
He has successfully tried over 500 cases to a jury, judge or arbitrator in Minnesota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Iowa.