Mark W. Delehanty

Mark W. Delehanty

Partner
Location:
Rochester, Minnesota
Phone:
507-288-2447
Fax:
507-288-4412
Email:

Mark Delehanty, a partner at Klampe, Delehanty & Pasternak, LLC, joined the firm in 1994. He has wide legal experience and is fluent in Spanish. For the past twenty years, his practice focus is representing injured people and their families in all types of personal injury cases including auto accidents, product liability and wrongful death cases. Mark is skilled in litigating business and employment disputes. He advises clients on employment contracts and professional compensation and benefit packages. He serves as both a mediator and an arbitrator for fellow trial attorneys to assist in resolution of disputed civil cases.

Mark grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and graduated from De LaSalle High School. He worked from 1976 to 1980 in California, with Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers. He is a graduate of St. John's University. Before law school, he spent a year living in Peru volunteering with an impoverished Catholic parish. While in law school, Mark was a legal writing instructor and a director of the Civil Rights Moot Court program. He served a two-year clerkship with Judge Diane E. Murphy of the U.S. Federal District Court in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He entered private practice with the firm of Leonard, Street and Deinard, where he practiced for six years before relocating to the Rochester area.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Mediation
  • Employment Law
  • Professional Employment Contract Review

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial Specialist, MSBA
  • Civil Mediator and Arbitrator
  • Minnesota Supreme Court - Rule 114 Qualified Neutral

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1987
  • Wisconsin, 2014

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Juris Doctor
    • Honors: With Honors
  • St John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota
    • B.S.
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Government and Theology

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale Hubble "A-V Rated Attorney" - The highest ranking for legal ability and ethical practices
  • Legal Assistance of Olmsted County “Volunteer of the Year”
  • Civil Trial Specialist - Certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association
  • "Super Lawyer" - A recognition given to fewer than 5% of Minnesota Attorneys

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association
  • Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Board Member
  • Board of Lawyers Professional Responsibility, Third District Ethics Committee, Past Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Haverhill Township Zoning and Planning Committee, Founding member

Languages

  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish