Patricia J. Hartmann is an attorney licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of Minnesota. In 1984 she founded her law practice in downtown St. Paul. She practices exclusively in the area of civil litigation, primarily representing people who have sustained personal injury or damages as a result of the negligence or wrongful conduct of others.
For approximately 15 years she represented women who had sustained injuries as a result of using the Dalkon Shield, an intrauterine contraceptive device that was marketed in the United States until the mid 1970's and finally recalled by the A. H. Robins Co. in 1984.
When the United States Justice Department commenced grand jury proceedings for obstruction of justice against the A. H. Robins Co., she was called as a witness to testify concerning the destruction of evidence that had been uncovered through discovery she obtained in Minnesota cases.
For more than 25 years Patricia Hartmann has represented people who injured as the result of auto accidents, defective products, or professional malpractice. She has extensive experience representing people who have sustained losses due to the negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, misrepresentation or fraud of other lawyers.
Patricia Hartmann is a member of the Minnesota Association for Justice. She is also a member of the adjunct teaching faculty at William Mitchell College of Law.
Patricia Hartmann is a graduate of William Mitchell College of Law. She graduated from Hamline University in St. Paul with a B.A. in philosophy; member of Phi Beta Kappa. She is a graduate of Archbishop Brady High School; National Merit Scholar.