Jennifer Mortel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Mortel Law, PLLC
 | 7825 3rd Street North, Suite 204
St. Paul, MN 55128
Phone: 651-288-2843
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013, 2017
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate
Attorney Profile

As the founder of Mortel Law, PLLC, Jennifer Mortel dedicates her practice to serving clients in the areas of estate planning, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care directives and transfer on death deeds.  In addition, she assists clients with probate and trust administration cases.  Ms. Mortel also has extensive experience advocating for injured clients to recover medical costs, lost wages and disability benefits.  She represents clients primarily in the Twin Cities Metro areas, including Woodbury, Oakdale, St. Paul, Washington County, Ramsey County, Dakota County, Hennepin County, as well as in Western Wisconsin.

Ms. Mortel graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire in 1999. She then went on to graduate cum laude in 2002 with her Juris Doctor from what was then known as William Mitchell College of Law. During law school, she received a Founder's scholarship and maintained Dean's List status.  Ms. Mortel is licensed to practice in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Ms. Mortel has earned an "Excellent" rating from her peers through Avvo, and she continues to represent the highest ideals in law through her professional associations and memberships. She is active with the Minnesota State Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin, and has served as a qualified arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.

As an advocate for education, Ms. Mortel has produced several informational videos to help her clients and potential clients navigate the legal process. She has also served as an adjunct representation professor at the William Mitchell College of Law. As an academic, Ms. Mortel has presented at the Washington County Law Library Seminars, the National Business Institute CLE and the Minnesota Association for Justice CLE. She has also presented numerous educational seminars on estate planning and probate.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (100%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Focus Areas

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013, 2017

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About Jennifer Mortel

Admitted: 2002, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://www.mortellaw.com/attorney/jennifer-mortel/

Honors and Awards:

  • Named a “Rising Star” by Minnesota Super Lawyers: 2012 and 2013
  • Burton Brief Award Nominee, William Mitchell College of Law – St. Paul, Minnesota
  • CALI Award of Excellence in Real Estate Seminar, William Mitchell College of Law – St. Paul, Minnesota
  • CALI Award of Excellence in Property I, William Mitchell College of Law – St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Dean’s List, William Mitchell College of Law – St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Founder’s Scholarship, William Mitchell College of Law – St. Paul, Minnesota

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Qualified Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association
  • Business Networking International – Sphere of Success
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Wisconsin, 2003 to Present
  • Minnesota, 2002 to Present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Adjunct Representation Professor at William Mitchell College of Law (2012-2013)
  • Guest Lecturer for the Minnesota Association for Justice CLE: Arbitration Procedure Issues & Strategies (2008)
  • Seminar: No-Fault – Handling Insurance “Investigations” (2010)
  • Seminar: Plan For The Future. How An Estate Plan Helps Put You In Control (2010)
  • Presenter for National Business Institute CLE: Estate Administration – Being Thorough To Close The Estate Without A Hitch And Common Issues To Be Prepared For In Probate Litigation (2011)
  • Presenter for Washington County Law Library Seminars: Estate Planning, Wills and Power of Attorney (January 2012 And June 2012)

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, Wisconsin, B.A., Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Honors & Activities: Dean’s List; Academic Distinction Award; Phi Sigma Alpha Honor Society, Vice-President; Alpha Lamba Delta Honor Society; Finalist for the Karl Anderson Scholarship Award; UW-Eau Claire Student Leadership Award Nominee; Pre-Law Club, Treasurer, 1999
Office Location for Jennifer Mortel

7825 3rd Street North
Suite 204
St. Paul, MN 55128

Phone: 651-288-2843

 

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Last Updated: 4/11/2017

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