Nate’s honors include being consistently voted a Top 100 Super Lawyer (top .5% of all attorneys); The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers; Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (“ABOTA”); and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Nate Bjerke has tried and won catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases all over the country: from Florida to Washington, and California to Vermont. Nate spent the first part of his career defending big business and now uses that experience to help injury survivors when businesses and insurance companies refuse to fairly treat the people they hurt.
Nate has successfully represented clients who have been harmed by corporate giants like Ford Motor Company, Kia Motors, Michelin, Caterpillar, and Kawasaki.
Nate has built a reputation as a fighter and skilled trial lawyer who is often called upon to teach other personal injury lawyers about science in the courtroom, product liability, and trial practice. Much of Nate’s practice focuses on consulting with other injury lawyers on taking over cases for trial all over the country.
Nate serves on the Board of Governors for the Minnesota Association for Justice and is past Chair of the Education and Product Liability Committee. Nate also serves on a Committee of Minnesota lawyers and judges to shape jury instructions in product liability cases. He is admitted to practice in Minnesota, Wisconsin and California.
Nate’s honors include being voted a Top 100 Super Lawyer (top .5% of all attorneys); The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Nate went to college at Hamline University in St. Paul where he was on the Dean’s List and was a two-time all-conference football player. He transferred to the University of St. Thomas where he graduated with honors in 1993. Nate then attended the University of Minnesota Law School and graduated with honors in 1996.
Nate lives with his wife, Tomme, and three daughters, CJ, Avery and Tate in a Minneapolis suburb. Away from the office, Nate enjoys coaching his daughters’ basketball teams, spending time with his family and working out at his local CrossFit gym.
“Nate has tried and won catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases all over the country.”
Direct: (952) 767-3540
Office: Minneapolis MN
- University of Minnesota Law School (Honors)
- University of St. Thomas (Honors)
- Hamline University (Honors)
Areas of Expertise
- Minnesota Super Lawyers:
2012 – 2019
- Rising Stars:
2006 – 2009, 2011
Settlements & Verdicts
Construction Equipment Defect
Dangerous Aged Tires
Car vs. Bus Crash
Burns from a Fire Pit
Large Truck vs Person
Motorcycle Injury Crash
Rear Ended - Referral
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