The Schmidt Salita Law Team provides personal injury, workers compensation and wrongful death legal services to Hennepin County, Minnesota, as well as the entire greater Twin Cities metropolitan area.

The Schmidt Salita Law Team is a group of experienced personal injury lawyers and legal assistants who collectively have over 70 years of experience in providing the highest quality legal services to the victims of personal injury and wrongful death in Hennepin County, Minnesota, and surrounding areas. The team has been awarded the highest possible ranking, a 5/5-star ranking, by votes of its past clients who have personally witnessed the quality of the legal services provided.

The Schmidt Salita Law Team includes Douglas Schmidt who is an award-winning injury lawyer with the highest possible rating (AV) by Martindale Hubbell, the most reliable rating system for legal ability and professionalism. Mr. Schmidt has over 40 years of experience achieving successful results on behalf of his clients, including the victims of car accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, and all other types of motor vehicle accident cases in Hennepin County, Minnesota. He is a well-recognized products liability lawyer, with major victories over large corporations such as Ford Motor Company, Dow Chemical, John Deere, State Farm and many others. Mr. Schmidt has received the Award of Merit from the American Bar Association and the Distinguished Service Award from the Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association.

The Team’s second namesake attorney, Dean Salita, is also a highly respected and well-experienced trial lawyer with success in countless cases, including car accident cases and hundreds of worker compensation cases resulting from workplace injury. Mr. Salita is also AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Workers Compensation Committee for the Minnesota Association of Justice. He has an excellent track record of bringing great settlements to his clients’ cases. Those around him say Mr. Salita’s best quality is the care and concern he demonstrates towards his clients.

Both Mr. Schmidt and Mr. Salita originally practiced in downtown Minneapolis law firms. Mr. Schmidt was one of the original partners in a large downtown firm with over 20 personal injury lawyers. Both him and Mr. Salita have moved their practices to Minnetonka – to a location that is easily accessible for their clients. Their main office is located one the 3rd floor of the Ridgedale Office Center, which sports a large lot for free parking, walk-in offices, handicap accessibility throughout the building and close proximity to the major freeways and commercial hubs surrounding Minneapolis/St. Paul.

The offices are easily accessible to folks from Maple Grove, Hopkins, Plymouth, Eden Prairie, Chanhassen, Golden Valley, Maple Plain, Wayzata, Orono, Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center, Osseo, Bloomington, Edina, Shorewood and other Hennepin County municipalities. 

The offices are just 16 miles from Shakopee and serve clients from Scott County including Savage, Jordan, Prior Lake and Shakopee. The firm also serves clients from Wright, Anoka, Dakota, Washington, Ramsey and Meeker Counties.


A Schmidt Salita Hennepin County Lawyer will come to your home, or the hospital, for your initial visit.  The Schmidt Salita Law Team strives to provide personal injury legal services with a personal touch to help the victims of personal injury through a very difficult time in their lives.

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