DJ Ringquist is a trial lawyer who has successfully handled disputes involving business contracts, fraud claims, banking and financial services, property damage, and real estate deals.
An honors graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, he served as contributing editor of the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform. He graduated magna cum laude from Concordia College, where he studied political science and Spanish while competing all four years for the school’s NCAA wrestling program.
Mr. Ringquist joined AZA from a large law firm in Minneapolis. He was named a North Star Lawyer by the Minnesota State Bar Association in 2014 and 2016. Prior to law school, he worked in the United States Senate and also on political campaigns.
Successfully first-chaired trial for a national auto service retailer against a claim arising from the loss of a BMW, obtaining a complete defense verdict.
Conducted the briefing and oral arguments in a successful summary judgment motion for a vehicle component manufacturer, obtaining judgment in excess of $400,000 for the entire amount claimed by the client.
Successfully represented pro bono client during a housing court trial, obtaining dismissal of a landlord’s eviction complaint and expungement from the client’s record.
Prevailed in a summary judgment motion involving a client’s claims against a seller in a dispute arising from the sale of commercial real estate.
Represented a digital solutions provider in a dispute arising out of its purchase of a competitor business.
University of Michigan Law School, J.D. Cum Laude, 2013
Contributing Editor, University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform
Concordia College, B.A. magna cum laude, 2010
State Bar of North Dakota
State Bar of Minnesota
United States District Court for the Districts of Minnesota and North Dakota
University of Michigan Alumni Association Twin Cities, former Board Member
Hearts and Hammers volunteer
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, former “Big Brother”