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Derek Thooft

Derek Thooft


Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Phone Number:  651-571-4125
Fax Number: 888-795-1753

Derek Thooft is an associate at Sand Law practicing in the areas of personal injury, business litigation, and criminal defense.  Mr. Thooft has enjoyed a substantial amount of success in the courtroom throughout the course of his young career.  His dedication to case preparation as well as a firm understanding of the law compliments his natural ability as a litigator.

Derek attended the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, Minnesota after graduating from the University of Minnesota. During law school, Derek participated in a number of activities including Moot Court, the Community Justice Project and the Public Defender externship. Additionally, he worked for the Minneapolis City Attorney’s Office and worked at a local law firm. In these capacities, Derek gained experience in criminal law, civil rights law, personal injury law, and appellate law.

He is committed to representing his clients. Whether it involves accusations of criminal conduct, debilitating injuries or small business dealings, he is committed to pursuing the best outcome for his clients through passionate and zealous advocacy.

In his spare time, Derek enjoys traveling, good food, sports and the outdoors.

Areas Of Practice

Personal Injury

Criminal Defense

Business Litigation

Bar Admissions


North Dakota

U.S. District Court of North Dakota


University of St. Thomas School of Law – J.D.

University of Minnesota – B.A.