William Alan Erhart

William Alan Erhart

Attorney since 1978
Location:
Anoka, Minnesota
Phone:
763-392-0738
Fax:
763-427-3803
Email:

William Erhart was born in 1951 and raised on a farm west of Pine City, Minnesota. He attended the University of Minnesota and received a BS degree with distinction and was invited to be a member of several honorary fraternities. He then attended the William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, and received his Juris Doctor Degree. He was admitted to the bar in 1978 in Minnesota.

Areas of Practice

  • 30% Probate, Estate Planning and Real Estate Law
  • 30% Personal Injury
  • 30% Corporate and Business Litigation
  • 10% Criminal Law

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1978
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1980

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1978
  • University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1973
    • Honors: With Distinction

Published Works

Representative Clients

  • Sannerud, Savarese & Associates, P.A., a CPA firm
  • Community Pride Bank
  • PSD, LLC, a development firm
  • QC Companies, contractor

Classes/Seminars

  • Consumer Rights, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, 1997
  • General Practice Seminar, Minnesota Association for Justice
  • Wills and Estate Planning, Anoka-Hennepin Technical College

Honors and Awards

  • Melvin Jones Fellow, including Lion of the Year
  • Received Lion of the Year Award and Recognized as a Melvin Jones Fellow
  • Named Super Lawyer 2003 by Twin Cities Law and Politics
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel National Top One Percent, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Anoka County Historical Society, President, 2009 - Present
  • Youth First Community of Promise, Director, 2008 - Present
  • Stepping Stone, Director, Current
  • City of Ramsey Foundation, Director, 2006 - Present
  • Minnesota Association for Justice, Member
  • Anoka Bar Association, Member, 1980 - Present
  • Chamber of Commerce, 1999 - Present
  • Community Pride Bank, Director, 2006 - 2015
  • Mediation Services for Anoka County, Director, 2004 - 2009
  • Metropolitan Airports, Commissioner, 2001 - 2003
  • Coon Rapids Lions , President and Member, 1999 - 2000
  • Judicare, Director, 1985 - 1994
  • Jaycees, Member, 1978 - 1979

Past Employment Positions

  • Owner or Partner, Anoka law firm since 1981
  • Marshall & Associates, Associate Attorney, 1979 - 1980
  • McKinzie, Gustofsen, Latinski, and Lucas, Associate Attorney, 1978 - 1979

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chairman/Director/Volunteer of Various Political and Athletic Organizations