Michelle MacDonald Law Firm
Michelle MacDonald has a passion for justice, and strives to make the process as clear and straightforward for her clients as possible. Michelle’s knowledge of the law and experience in the courtroom give her credibility. Her easy-going style establishes trust - a great combination to assist parties in resolving disputes. Michelle is recognized as one of the most skilled and knowledgeable attorneys, concentrating in the areas of Family Law, Divorce, Paternity, Adoption, Estate Planning, and Probate, including Civil Litigation and Appeals.
Michelle’s Divorce and Estate Planning clients have benefited by her general knowledge of a broad range of legal areas including Business, Real Estate, and Criminal Defense. Michelle graduated cum laude from Boston College, receiving her BA degree in Communications and English. She earned her law degree from Suffolk University, and completed the program of Instruction for Lawyers at Harvard Law School. Michelle applies the same zeal, whether handling a Divorce, Estate Plan, or Probate involving a modest estate, or millions in assets.
Michelle has served as a Conciliation Court Judge in Hennepin County 1999 - 2014, and as an Adjunct Referee, Family Court from 1992 - 2012. Michelle is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law, Children's Law, ADR sections, Past co-chair Professionalism Committee, and Dakota County Bar Associations. Michelle is a certified parenting time expeditor; parenting consultant and a Rule 114 qualified Mediator. Michelle founded Family Innocence - a non-profit dedicated to keeping families out of court: resolving conflicts and injustices peacefully: who's mission is to eliminate court and litigation for families around the country.
Michelle is founding member of the cooperative private divorce project (divorce without courts). She is admitted to practice law in the Minnesota Supreme Court; United States District Court of Minnesota; United States Court of Appeals; and the Supreme Court of the United States of America. Michelle ran for Minnesota Supreme Court Justice in 2014 and in 2016 garnering 46.5% and 41% of the vote. She aspires to be a United States Supreme Court Justice. Visit www.macdonaldforjustice.com for more information about her campaign for justice for all.
Recognized North Star Lawyer, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
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Anthony Battles, Esq. Retirement, Pension, Domestic Relations Orders
Jan Bjork, Esq. Accountant, Attorney
Michael Boston, Esq. Immigration
Christopher Brevik, Esq. Family, Criminal, Construction litigation
Stephen Cooper, Esq. Employment, Litigation
Michael Kallas, Esq. Business, Real Estate, Foreclosures
D. Scott Klemp, Esq. Business, Real Estate
Christopher T. Stanton, Attorney
Craig Foss, Attorney
Andrew M. Lehner, Attorney
Dean Margolis, Attorney
Jeffery S. Sieben, Civil Trial
Kathleen Flynn Peterson, Esq. Medical Malpractice
Roshini Rajkumar, Esq. Presentation Consulting
Carolyn Agin Schmidt, Esq. Criminal Defense
William Sieben, Esq. Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice
Steven Thal, Esq. Immigration
David Valentini, Esq. Criminal Defense
Curtis Walker, Esq. Bankruptcy
Scott Wilson, Appeals
Jake Brodin, Criminal Defense
Call Us at - 651-222-4400
Main location - 1069 South Robert Street, W. St Paul, MN 55118