Ross N. Tentinger

Managing Partner
Location: Apple Valley, Minnesota
Phone: 952-953-3330
Fax: 952-953-3331
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Ross N. Tentinger is a Twin Cities native who attended the University of North Dakota earning both his Bachelor of Science from the School of Business and Economics, and Juris Doctor from the School of Law, where he graduated cum laude.

Ross is licensed to practice law in Minnesota and North Dakota and is a member of the American Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association, and North Dakota Bar Association. At Tentinger Law Firm, P.A., Ross focuses his practice to personal injury and  business litigation. He handles personal injury cases involving wrongful death,  motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall injuries, among many others. He is an experienced litigator and trial attorney who aggressively fights for his clients. In his free time, Ross enjoys playing hockey, watching the Twins, and playing with his dog, Jax.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Business Litigation
  • Judgment Collection

Recent Cases


Car Accident – A driver ran a red light and crashed into our client who was driving home from dinner with his wife. Our Client, at 85 years of age, sustained a fractured sternum, bruising his heart in the process. He required an extended hospital stay and a permanent pacemaker.  After securing the full limits from the at-fault driver, Tentinger Law Firm pursued our client’s own auto insurance company and obtained full policy limits through his own underinsured motorist coverage (UIM).

SETTLEMENT – $180,000

Slip and Fall – Client was entering a business when his foot caught on an unmarked rise in the concrete sidewalk directly in front of the main entrance. The result was a traumatic ankle injury to our client. Upon inspection, the sidewalk was found to be in disrepair and in violation of building codes, including the ADA.  We obtained a sizable settlement to reimburse him for all of his medical bills and compensate for his pain and suffering.

SETTLEMENT – $73,500

Dog Bite – Our client was a young boy who was spending time at the park with his family when he was attacked by a stranger’s dog. The attack left him with cuts and bruising on his body, and bite marks on his cheek. Ross Tentinger worked tirelessly to obtain a great settlement for this young man that will surely help him in his future.

SETTLEMENT – $150,000

Motorcycle Accident – Our client was riding his Harley Davidson down the highway when a pickup truck driver pulled out in front of him. Not wanting to collide head-on with the side of the pickup, our client tried to steer around the pickup but his bike was just not made to handle high-speed turns and he ended up on the pavement, sustaining several broken ribs and serious road-rash.  Our firm obtained an excellent resolution to the claim, obtaining funds to cover all of our client’s medical bills and leaving a sizable portion for his pain and suffering.

JUDGMENT – $28,334.06

Claim against HOA and Property Manager – Our client owns a townhome that’s part of an association. The association hired a property management company to manage the common property. That company attempted to force our client to pay more dues than owed. Ross Tentinger successfully tried the case and our client was awarded the full amount sought, including his attorney fees and expenses.

SETTLEMENT – $75,000

Slip and Fall – While exiting a fast food restaurant, our client fell on snow and ice that was allowed to accumulate immediately outside the door. Our client suffered a fractured wrist in the fall. Ross Tentinger pursued the restaurant for failing to keep the property safe and clear from snow and ice build-up.

SETTLEMENT – $165,000

Car Accident – Our clients were on their way to celebrate the wife’s birthday with friends at a local restaurant when they were hit by a driver running a red light. Both clients suffered broken ribs and various other injuries.  Our attorneys filed a lawsuit against the adverse driver and aggressively litigated the claim to resolution, obtaining a settlement that covered all of our client’s medical bills and provided for their own personal emotional and mental anguish.

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • North Dakota
  • United States District Court – District of Minnesota
  • United States District Court – District of North Dakota


  • University of North Dakota
    • B.S. Economics
  • University of North Dakota School of Law
    • J.D., cum laude

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota Association for Justice
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • North Dakota Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Dakota County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association