Heidi M. Torvik

Associate

Heidi represents personal injury victims and survivors in wrongful death actions. She enjoys her contact with clients in terms of dealing with their personal concerns and developing their claims through the litigation process. She also represents business owners and individuals in commercial and real estate litigation.

Heidi grew up in Montevideo, Minnesota, with a practicing lawyer as her father. She ultimately determined to follow him in the practice of law and pursued her course of study at the University of Minnesota Law School. After graduation, Heidi began her practice as both the Assistant County Attorney for Chippewa County, Minnesota, and as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Montevideo. She also enjoyed a busy civil practice with a particular interest in litigation.

In her first career, Heidi was a professional flutist. She obtained multiple degrees from The Juilliard School in New York City. In connection with her training, she performed and taught in New York City, across the country, and internationally.

Heidi’s performance background, together with courtroom experience as a criminal prosecutor come together to make her an effective and skilled advocate for her clients.

EDUCATION

University of Minnesota, J.D., 2014
The Juilliard School, Artist Diploma, 2003
The Juilliard School, MM, 2001
The Juilliard School, BM, 1999

ACHIEVEMENTS / INVOLVEMENT

  • Dean’s List, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Student Legal Writing Teaching Assistant, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Substitute flutist, Wicked, New York, NY
  • Principal flutist, Juilliard Orchestra, performances at Carnegie Hall, New York City, and Spoleto Festival, Italy, among others

INTERESTS

Downhill skiing, tennis, and her cat — Bruiser

MEMBERSHIPS / LICENSES

Licensed to practice law in Minnesota and North Dakota
Minnesota State Bar Association
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota