MACK & SANTANA
LAW OFFICES, P.C.
100 South Fifth Street
2100 Fifth Street Towers
Minneapolis, MN 55402
As a co-founder of Mack & Santana Law Offices, P.C., Laurie
Mack-Wagner focuses on developing creative and practical
solutions for clients seeking assistance in family law matters
and divorce cases. Laurie is experienced in a variety of family law
issues. After graduating from Florida State University College of
Law in 1994 with highest honors, Laurie has efficiently managed
multimillion-dollar business and family law litigation, including
family law litigation with modest estates. Laurie leverages her
strong business background when faced with complex financial
issues that often surround family law cases. Laurie is also a
Qualified Family Mediator under Rule 114.
LORI A. MCLAUGHLIN
DOVE FRETLAND &
5881 Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Ms. McLaughlin represents clients in all areas of family law.
She has extensive experience in family law with dissolutions,
premarital agreements, valuation and division of non-marital
property, non-marital tracing, business valuation claims, spousal
maintenance, child support both in and out of the expedited
process, paternity, grandparent visitation, third-party custody
proceedings, and post-decree matters. Ms. McLaughlin is aware
that family law issues often are the most emotionally difficult and
stressful experiences that many people will ever have to endure. It
is for that reason that Ms. McLaughlin encourages alternatives to
litigation when it is in her client’s best interests, but she is always
prepared to provide strong and effective legal advocacy with
proven courtroom skills if litigation becomes necessary.
MERLYN L. MEINERTS
MEINERTS LAW OFFICE P.A.
350 West Burnsville Parkway
Burnsville, MN 55337
For over 20 years, Merlyn L. Meinerts has provided a unique blend
of services to parties involved in family proceedings, including
divorces, custody disputes (including grandparent rights),
financial support matters, and property division issues. Meinerts
is equipped to provide effective legal representation in those cases
where a party is in need of an advocate or the case involves highly
complex matters. Meinerts is also prepared to provide alternative
dispute resolution (ADR) services, including mediation, early
neutral evaluation, and parenting consultant services. In ADR,
Meinerts seeks to empower parties to control their own results.
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MARILYN J. MICHALES
MICHALES & BARBOSA, P. A.
10400 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Marilyn is the family law attorney who advocates for you –
whether yours is a complex, high-net-worth case or the so-called
simple divorce. Effective, experienced, and creative. Included
on Minnesota Super Lawyers and Top 50 Women Lawyers lists.
Learn more about Marilyn’s experience and approach at her firm’s
TERRY L. MITCHELL
MITCHELL, BRUDER &
919 Old Highway 8 Northwest
New Brighton, MN 55112
Terry Mitchell is a highly experienced litigator involved in all
areas of family law, including complex financial issues, business
valuation, tax, custody, child support, and spousal maintenance.
He is an effective negotiator and problem solver and favors a
pragmatic and practical approach to family law disputes. He is
committed to resolving issues in a dignified, non-contentious
manner by working with mediators, parental consultants, and
financial neutrals. If the cooperative process breaks down, he has
substantial trial and appellate experience to conclude contested
matters through litigation. He also provides estate planning and
probate services for his clients. Terry is a graduate of William
Mitchell College of Law. He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell and
has been repeatedly named to the Minnesota Super Lawyers list.
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JOANI C. MOBERG
HENSCHEL MOBERG GOFF,
100 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Joani C. Moberg handles family law matters relating to marital
dissolution, child custody, child support and spousal maintenance,
paternity, property divisions, settlement negotiations, litigation,
and appeals. Ms. Moberg is a fellow of the American Academy of
Matrimonial Lawyers and a member of the Minnesota State Bar
Association and the Hennepin County Bar Association. She is a
founding partner of Henschel Moberg Goff, P.A.
PATRICIA A. O’GORMAN
PATRICIA A. O’GORMAN, P. A.
8750 90th Street South
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
Patricia A. O’Gorman’s practice is in the area of family law,
including dissolution of marriage, child support proceedings,
post-decree matters, custody and parenting time proceedings,
parentage proceedings, and third-party (non-parent) custody
proceedings. Ms. O’Gorman has been named in the Minnesota
Super Lawyers list since 1994 and served on the Minnesota
Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Family Court Procedures.
She is a member of the Minnesota Chapter of the American
Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Family Law Section of
the Minnesota State Bar Association.
LINDA A. OLUP
OLUP LAW OFFICES LLC
8000 West 78th Street
Edina, MN 55439
Linda A. Olup has been a family lawyer for nearly four decades.
She co-authors the Thomson West book on family law, which
is in its third edition. Linda has been named in every Minnesota
Super Lawyers list since its inception in 1991. She has also
been named one of the Top 40 Family Lawyers and Top
50 Women Lawyers in Minnesota. Linda was one of the first
women admitted into the American Academy of Matrimonial
Lawyers and is named as one of the preeminent family lawyers
in the U.S. by Martindale-Hubbell. Linda was recently awarded
the Martindale-Hubbell 2015 Client Distinction award which is
received by fewer than 1 percent of attorneys in the US. In addition
to her work as a family lawyer she is a Rule 114 Qualified Neutral
providing ADR and ENE services in divorce.
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SHELLY D. ROHR
WOLF, ROHR, GEMBERLING &
ALLEN, P. A.
400 North Robert Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
Shelly D. Rohr is one of the founding shareholders in the law firm of
Wolf, Rohr, Gemberling & Allen, P. A. Rohr is a graduate of William
Mitchell College of Law and was a law clerk in the First Judicial
District prior to entering private practice in 1994. Since 1994 she
has limited her practice to the area of family law, which includes
marriage dissolution, post-decree matters, spousal maintenance,
custody and parenting time issues, domestic abuse, prenuptial
agreements, harassment, and appellate practice. She handles
complex financial issues and has extensive trial experience. Rohr
is a former co-chair of the Family Law Section for the Ramsey
County Bar Association (2000-2001). She has been named in
Minnesota Super Lawyers since 2000 and has twice been named
in its Top 100 Women. Shelly is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.