Your Well-Being Is Our Priority

Michael Phoenix

Contact Me:

(651) 240-3309

Practice Areas

  • Motor Vehicle Crashes
  • Premises Liablility
  • Animal Bites
  • Wrongful Death
  • Dram Shop


Michael Phoenix is an attorney at Bennerotte & Associates, P.A. who has represented thousands of clients seeking compensation for their personal injuries. Michael assists clients in all areas of their case, from bringing claims to arbitration and obtaining unpaid medical expenses and lost wages from no-fault providers, to litigating claims against at-fault parties and acquiring positive results for his clients. Michael handles various personal injury claims, including motor vehicle crashes, premises liability, animal bites, wrongful death, and dram shop claims.

Michael is licensed to practice in state district court in Minnesota and Iowa, as well as federal district court in Minnesota. He is a proud member of the Minnesota Association for Justice and the Iowa Association for Justice.

A native of Massachusetts, Michael graduated from Syracuse University with a double major in political science and economics. He attended the University of Oregon School of Law before graduating from the Hamline University School of Law in 2007. Michael lives in Saint Paul with his wife Katherine and their two children. He enjoys reading, cooking, hiking in the mountains, and watching soccer, particularly his favorite club FC Barcelona.


  • Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. – 2007
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
    • B.A. – 2000
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Economics

Past Positions

  • Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A., Associate Attorney, 2007 to 2014


  • English

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Association for Justice, Present
  • Iowa Association for Justice, Present

Current Employment Position

  • Associate Attorney

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2007
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2008
  • Iowa, 2019