Rochester lawyer Gerald Weinrich brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his clients. With a career spanning over three decades, Mr. Weinrich focuses a large part of his practice on representing individuals in the areas of Social Security disability and workers’ compensation law. In addition, he works with clients in other legal matters, including personal injury, civil litigation, and business law.
A true Minnesota native, Gerald Weinrich received his doctor of jurisprudence degree at the Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul in 1982. Among his numerous distinctions while working on his law degree was placement on the Dean’s List each year from 1979-1982. He also earned American Jurisprudence Awards in Criminal Law and Contracts; the Sigma Nu Phi Award; and membership to the Silver Gavel Honor Society. Mr. Weinrich also served as Managing Editor of the Hamline Law Review from 1981-1982. His undergraduate work also reflects academic distinction. Earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1979, Mr. Weinrich graduated Cum Laude with distinction, and was named to the Dean’s List from 1975-1979.
Gerald Weinrich began his legal career serving as District Court Law Clerk for the Honorable William J. Nierengarten, Judge of the District Court in Austin, Minnesota. He then was brought on as Associate Attorney to the firm Hoversten, Strom, Johnson and Rysavy in Austin, during which time he practiced in the areas of collections, commercial litigation, real estate, probate, personal injury, insurance defense and criminal defense law. Following his work with this firm he accepted a position as Associate Attorney with Klampe and Nordstrom in Rochester, where he practiced Social Security, workers’ compensation, personal injury, and commercial litigation law. In 1991 Gerald Weinrich opened his own Rochester Law Firm. Since that time he has represented such clients as A & A Electric; Air Quality Solutions, Inc.; Animal Friends, Inc.; Red Wing Aeroplane Co.; TA Consumables; etc.
Professional Affiliations and Civic Activities
Gerald Weinrich is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Minnesota Association of Justice, the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives, Olmsted County Bar Association and a past member of the Mower County Bar Association. Mr. Weinrich has also previously served as a Board Member and Board President of Legal Assistance of Olmsted County. Mr. Weinrich is very involved with the community, serving in the following capacities:
• Austin Jaycees – Community Development Vice President, President, Treasurer, and District Director 1984-1989
• Early Risers Kiwanis – Director 1984-1989
• Youth Employment Project – Vice President, President, Director 1993-2003
• Y-Pals Program – Volunteer 1992-1994
• Olmsted County DFL – Associate Chair, Chair, Senate District Chair, County Chair 1992-2002
• Amnesty International – Group Leader, Treasurer 1992-2002
• Association of Business Professionals – President, Chairman 1996-2002
A Law Firm That Cares
Rochester Lawyer Gerald Weinrich has long ties to the community and understands the challenges clients face when they pursue legal remedy. He is dedicated to fighting for the rights of clients who have been injured fallen ill, or need help with civil law matter. Call Weinrich Law Office today to arrange an initial consultation at (507) 288-5982.