Attorney Profile


Denise S.S. Fullerton

Denise practices in the area of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death, assisting her clients with insurance benefits, injury and loss compensation, arbitration, and litigation.

Primary Practice Areas

  • Automobile Accidents
  • No-Fault Insurance
  • Wrongful Death
  • Liquor Liability
  • Bicycle & Pedestrian Accidents
  • Dog Attacks


  • BA, Gustavus Adolphus College, with Honors, 1993 – Major: Business Management, Minor: Statistics
  • JD, William Mitchell College of Law, with Honors, Deans Merit Scholar, 1998

Admissions & Appointments

  • Admission to Bar for State of Minnesota, 1998
  • Admission to Bar for United States District Court, District of Minnesota. 2003
  • Appointed to Panel of Qualified Neutrals for Minnesota No-Fault Disputes, American Arbitration Association, 2003-Present
  • Appointed to Special Panel of Arbitrators for Auto Glass Claims, American Arbitration Association, 2010-Present
  • Appointed to Second District Ethics Committee, Member and Investigator, 2009-2015
  • Appointed to Minnesota No-Fault Arbitration Standing Committee, 2016-Present

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Minnesota Association for Justice

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 – The top 5% of all lawyers in the State, as named by the Super Lawyers® of Minnesota.
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Lifetime Member since 2008  – a national organization comprised exclusively of members who have achieved Million Dollar results for their clients. This is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million dollar verdicts and settlements for their clients. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Minnesota’s Best Lawyers, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 – Fewer than 5% of Minnesota lawyers receive this recognition
  • 10.0 “Superb” rating by Avvo, the American Registry, 2011-2019
  • Minnesota Rising Star, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011 – The top 2½% of up-and-coming lawyers in the State, as nominated by the Super Lawyers® of Minnesota.
  • Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in Minnesota, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2013, 2014

Speaking Engagements

  • Minnesota Rules of No-Fault Arbitration Procedures –  Rules Most Often Forgotten, Misused, and Misunderstood, American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator Training Seminar, 2018
  • Panelist, Advanced No-Fault Seminar, 2016
  • Course Chair and Moderator, No-Fault Arbitration Seminar, 2008
  • Designing & Serving the Summons & Complaint: Effectuating Service of Process in Personal Injury Cases, From Signing Up the Case to Moving it to Trial, 2008
  • Dram Shop Law As it Applies to Private Clubs, Dram Shop Seminar, 2007
  • Pierringer Releases, Releases Deskbook Seminar, 2006
  • No-Fault Arbitration Case Law Update, No-Fault Arbitrations Seminar, 2006
  • No-Fault Benefits & Work Comp, Handling the Auto Accident Case Seminar, 2005
  • Statements Under Oath, Dealing with the Good Hands People, 2005
  • New No-Fault Developments, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Mid-Winter Meeting, 2005
  • No-Fault Panel Case Law Update, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association Convention, 2005
  • What Are Damages, Enhancing Damages Seminar, 2005
  • No-Fault Benefits in a Work-Comp/Automobile Accident Case, Auto Accident Cases, 2005
  • Using Technology to Make Your Case, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association Convention, 2005
  • No-Fault Benefits & Work Comp, Handling the Auto Accident Case Seminar, 2004
  • No-Fault Panel Case Law Update, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association Convention, 2004
  • Once the Petition is Filed, Effectively Handling NF Arbitrations, 2004
  • Winning No-Fault Arbitration Exhibit Books, Handling Car Crash Cases, 2002
  • No-Fault Panel Case Law Update, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association Convention, 2002
  • Once the Petition is Filed, Getting the Upper Hand in No-Fault Arbitrations, 2002


Personal Background

Denise grew up in Stillwater, MN until attending college in St. Peter, MN.  She began her post-college career doing Marketing Research for a printer parts company in Bloomington, until taking on a law clerk position during her first year of law school.  This was her first foray into the world of Personal Injury legal work, and ignited her passion for helping injury victims.

Denise has lived in Arden Hills, MN since 2000, with her husband, two daughters, and two dogs.  She served three years as Treasurer on the Mounds View High School Volleyball Booster Board.  Her personal interests revolve around family and home.  She enjoys landscaping and gardening, DIY home remodeling, spending time with her family, making pottery, community service, and a variety of creative arts.


Denise S.S. Fullerton, Esq.
Fullerton Law, P.A.
2345 Rice Street, Suite 161
Roseville, MN  55113
Fax: 651.288.0367