William M. Topka

William M. Topka

Apple Valley, Minnesota
952-953-8811 (Direct Dial)

William joined the firm with experience in areas of insurance defense and workers compensation.  William's practice with Dougherty, Molenda, Solfest, Hills & Bauer P.A. now focuses on litigation in the areas of personal injury, commercial and real estate law.

William has trial experience and has successfully represented clients at numerous mediations, arbitrations and motion hearings.

When he is not at work, William enjoys running and regularly competes in local and regional marathons.

Visit our Personal Injury blog at www.applevalleymnpersonalinjuryblog.com.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% General Civil Litigation
  • 30% Personal Injury
  • 20% Post-Judgment Collection

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2004
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2007


  • Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 2004
  • University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, LaCrosse, Wisconsin
    • B.A.
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Political Science

Representative Clients

  • Rihm Motor Company, Inc.
  • W.D. Larson Companies, LTD, Inc.

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers: Rising Stars, 2013 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member, 2004 - Present
  • Dakota County Bar Association, Member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
  • Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Burnsville Chamber of Commerce