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David J. Milavetz


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David graduated from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in the spring of 2019. While in law school, David was an Editor and Online Executive Editor with the Mitchell Hamline Law Review, a Student Representative on the Student Bar Association, and President of the Jewish Law Student Association. David clerked with the Honorable Nancy Buytendorp, District Court Judge, Third Judicial District of Minnesota, and was a Law Clerk at Ramsey County Attorney, where he worked on issues relating to health care compliance, data privacy and real estate.

Prior to his career in law, David owned a business that consulted with nonprofits and businesses about their evaluation and strategic planning needs. David has a passion for strengthening nonprofit organizations and working in the community. He has served as board president for Jewfolk, Inc. and served on other boards, such as the Jewish Federation of Greater Saint Paul and Jewish Family Services. David is also on the steering committee of the Cardozo Society, a lawyer’s affinity group in the Twin Cities.

Areas Of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nonprofit Law

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2019


  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. – 2019
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis , Minnesota
    • M.P.P. – 2013
    • Major: Public Leadership and Nonprofit Management
  • University of Denver, Denver , Colorado
    • B.A. – 2010
    • Major: International Studies

Honors and Awards

  • Milavetz Injury Law, P.A. Included in Best Law Firms, 2024 Edition
  • Recognized in Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, 2024 Edition
  • Selected as Minnesota Lawyer Up & Coming Attorneys in 2023
  • Named to the Minnesota Super Lawyers list of Rising Star Attorneys in 2023, 2024
  • Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff, The National Trial Lawyers 2022, 2023
  • President’s Student Leadership Award, University of Minnesota, 2013
  • Magna Cum Laude National Debate Scholars Award, 2010
  • Profiles of Excellence, University of Denver, 2010

Past Employment Positions

  • Raising The Bar, LLC, President, 2014 – Present
  • Ramsey County Attorney Office, Law Clerk, 2018 – 2019
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