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Steven J. Kirsch, Mediator, Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Steven J. Kirsch

Larson King, LLP
30 East Seventh Street
Suite 2800
Saint Paul, MN 55101
Tel: (651) 312-6519
Fax: (651) 312-6615
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Recognized to Minnesota Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge
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  • Practice Commenced2000
  • # of MEDS (as of 14/7/24)1200
  • # of ARBS (as of 14/7/24)100
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Steve, a partner with Larson King, practices in the areas of products liability and toxic torts.  Steve has mediated and arbitrated close to 1,500 cases.  He has been appointed mediator and special master by dozens of Judges over the years. Steve was one of three special masters appointed to the 2007 I-35W Survivor Compensation Fund, and tasked with evaluating the victims' claims and determining compensation.  Steve is one of only six mediators involved with resolving vaccine court cases from the Federal Claims Court of Washington, D.C., under the P-100 program.

Steve primarily deals with complex civil litigation covering toxic torts, products liability, business litigation and arbitrates multi-party settlements for allocation of damages.

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Torts
  • Wrongful Death


  • Hamline University School of Law, J.D., 1976, Summa Cum Laude - Silver Gavel Society
  • University of Missouri, B.A., 1973

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Trial Lawyers (Minnesota Chapter President, 2003-2004)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (President, Minnesota Chapter, 2004)
  • International Society of Barristers, Fellow
  • DRI, Defense Research Institute
  • Minnesota State Bar Association

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