Biographical Information

Certified Civil Trial Specialist by Minnesota State Bar Association.  President, 2015-16, Minnesota State Bar Association.  President, 2006-7, Hennepin County Bar Association. Dean, Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota, 2006-7.  Past President, Minnesota Justice Foundation.  Past National President, University of Minnesota Alumni Association.  “Professional Excellence Award”, Minnesota State Bar Association. “President’s Award”, Minnesota State Bar Association.  “Attorney of the Year”, 2003, 2006, 2011,2015, Minnesota Lawyer. Listed in “Best Lawyers in America”, since 2010. “AV” Rating, Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating, since 1986.

Admission Dates & Jurisdictions

Admitted: Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, U.S. Supreme Court, 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court for Districts of Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.


Bachelor of Elected Studies, summa cum laude, University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts.

Juris Doctor, cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School.

Professional Experience

Over 30 years representing injured persons and the families of fatally injured persons in personal injury cases of all kinds, including motor vehicle and motorcycle accidents, product liability, commercial premises and industrial site accidents, product liability, medical malpractice, aviation accidents, train accidents, and school accidents.

Honors & Awards

See biographical information for selected summary.

Professional Associations

American Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association, Ramsey County Bar Association, Minnesota Association for Justice.


News and press accounts may be found on the firm website: ungerlegal.com

Verdicts & Settlements

Due to considerations of client privacy, these are not listed.  Has had numerous multi-million dollar recoveries by verdict and settlement.

Service Activities

Board Member, Call For Justice, LLC.  Past Board Member, Greater Twin Cities United Way.  Past Board Member, United Way of Minneapolis.  Past volunteer, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity. “Northstar Lawyer” recognition by Minnesota State Bar Association for his pro bono legal work.