Since 1971 Schmitz, Ophaug & Dowd, LLP has provided effective legal services in the Northfield area in a broad range of business, personal and civil trial matters, including personal injury, workers’ compensation, estate planning and probate, real estate transactions, business and corporate law, homeowners’ association matters, and township issues.
Schmitz, Ophaug & Dowd has been recognized in the legal profession for the quality of their legal work. The firm has maintained an A rating for the past 30 years from Martindale Hubbell, the nation’s largest attorney rating service. John M. Ophaug has been named a Super Lawyer by Law & Politics Magazine for the last 10 years – only 5% of the attorneys practicing in the State of Minnesota receive that honor each year. Adam J. Dowd has been certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the Minnesota State Bar Association. He is also a member of the Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota.