Schaan Barth

Schaan Barth

Apple Valley, Minnesota

Schaan Barth provides legal counsel to businesses and individuals in a variety of litigation matters and legal disputes. He can assist with depositions, trials, motion hearings, arbitrations and administrative hearings where attorney appearances are required.

As an English and Political Science double major in college, Schaan's undergraduate education, intensively focused on critical reading and effective writing, equipped him with the skills he needed to excel in law school and in the practice of law. Graduating summa cum laude from both college and law school, Schaan developed the advocacy skills he uses today when providing legal counsel to the firm's litigation clients.

At Dougherty, Molenda, Solfest, Hills & Bauer P.A., Schaan assists in litigation matters involving a variety of practice areas and industries, including the following:

Business Torts and Unfair Competition
Commercial Litigation
Conciliation Court
Construction Defects
Contract Disputes
Debt Collection
Employment Litigation
Intellectual Property Litigation
Manufacturing Disputes
Real Estate
Shareholder Litigation
Trade Secret Misappropriation

When he is not at work, Schaan enjoys rugged terrain hiking, weight training and youth mentoring.

Areas of Practice

  • General Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Appeals

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. summa cum laude
    • Honors: Minnesota Justice Foundation (500+ Hours of Service)
    • Honors: Cali Award: Civil Procedure and Sales
    • Honors: Burton Award Nominee for Writing Excellence
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Law Review: William Mitchell Law Review, Assistant Editor
  • North Dakota State University
    • B.S. summa cum laude
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
    • Honors: Gold Key Honor Society
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: English
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Civil Litigation Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Dakota County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Christian Wilton, Minnesota's First Judicial District, Judicial Law Clerk

Pro Bono Activities

  • Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce