Trusted Legal Representation Since 1972

photo of attorney Dennis Patrick Moriarty

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Real Estate
  • Receivership and Professional Fiduciary
  • General Business
  • Estate Planning & Probate


Dennis Moriarty is retired. A graduate of Saint Johns University, Dennis Patrick Moriarty attended William Mitchell College of Law, received his Juris Doctor in 1973, and entered the practice of law with Jerome Jaspers at 206 Scott Street, Shakopee, MN where they eventually formed the law firm Jaspers, Moriarty & Walburg, P.A. In 1974 Moriarty was elected Scott County Attorney, where he had the responsibility of not only advising the County on all civil matters, but also the duty to prosecute all criminal cases, from petty misdemeanors to gross misdemeanors and felonies. During his career, Moriarty established himself as a highly respected litigator with immense trial experience in both the civil and criminal realms of law. Dennis was a mentor, teacher and friend to many of the attorneys that have worked for his law firm since 1978 and was integral in building the firm that today is known as a preeminent law firm in Scott County. Dennis retired from the practice of law in 2021.


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • Juris Doctor - 1973
  • St. John's University
    • B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux (Dakota) Tribal Court
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • Minnesota Supreme Court

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association

Past Positions

  • Jerome Jaspers, Shakopee, MN
  • Scott County Attorney, 1974 to 1978
  • Jaspers, Moriarty & Walburg, P.A.
  • Belle Plaine, MN, City Attorney