Attorney Matthew Schaap Co-Authors Article in American Bar Association Magazine

Attorney Matthew SchaapAttorney Matthew Schaap and Colorado State Professor Bryan Dik have co-authored an article in the ABA's Law Practice Magazine. The article is a collaboration between the authors and focuses on Dik's research into vocation and calling in the context of the legal profession. The article is entitled, "From Workaholism to Work-Life Balance: Change is Within Reach." Read the Article

About Matthew Schaap

Matthew Schaap is a commercial litigation attorney with Dougherty, Molenda, Solfest, Hills & Bauer P.A. in the Twin Cities metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.

He regularly assists small business owners in a variety of commercial litigation matters, including shareholder and member disputes. He is licensed to practice in Minnesota and Wisconsin in both state and federal court. He has been actively involved in a variety of cases and has first-chaired many matters, including in a six-day arbitration centered on a business asset sale in which his client was awarded $110,315.50 on a promissory note, $215,000.00 in past due patent royalties and $1.6M in future patent royalties, plus attorneys' fees. Matthew has also presented successful oral arguments in number of significant appeals before the Minnesota Court of Appeals (summary judgment in favor of mortgage industry client upheld) and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. (summary judgment in favor of client upheld in Ohio patent infringement litigation against a Wisconsin client).

Matthew has been repeatedly named to the Minnesota Rising Stars® List since 2007.  He is President of the Rosemount Rotary Club, a member of the Board of Directors for the Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce and Secretary of the Board of Directors for Community Dental Care, a non-profit dental clinic with 34 dentists who provide dental services to low income patients in the Twin Cities and Rochester, Minnesota.