B. Steven Messick

B. Steven Messick

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Faribault, MN

J. Scott Braden, P.A.
 | 415 Second Avenue Northwest, Faribault, MN 55021
Phone: 507-332-7483
Fax: 507-332-7484
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (30%),
  • Family Law (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

B. Steven Messick is a top-rated attorney practicing throughout southern Minnesota and the Twin Cities. Steven advocates for clients in probate, family, and civil litigation cases, including related matters such as trust and estate litigation, guardianship and conservatorship implementation, and actions involving real property. He enjoys interacting with his clients, getting to know them and their goals.

Steven is a former Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Thomas M. Neuville, Retired, who was chambered in Rice County, Minnesota. Prior to practicing law, Steven served as an assistant to a U.S. Congressman, and later, held various advisory positions for State and Federal candidates and Officeholders.

Steven is committed to service. He serves on the Council for the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA); is a former President of the MSBA Fifth District Bar Association; Former MSBA Delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates; former President of the Rice County Bar Association; former Board Member of the Karen Organization of Minnesota; and current member of the Board of Governors for Five Oaks Community Church. Steven also serves as a volunteer attorney for Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services.

Steven has an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell for legal ability and ethical standards. He is also a qualified neutral under Rule 114 of the General Rules of Practice for District Court.

Steven enjoys countless projects and activities, including skiing, cycling, hunting, and home improvement. He is married and the father of three young children.

About Steven Messick

Admitted: 2009, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://bradenlawoffice.com/who-we-are/b-steven-messick/


  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbel, 2016
  • The highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that a large number of the lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards., AV Preeminent , Martindale-Hubbell, 2017

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Dispute Resolution Institute - Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul,MN - Certificate in Dispute Resolution, 2008

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Council - Minnesota State Bar Association , 2017
  • Delegate, House of Delegates - American Bar Association , 2016
  • Fifth District Bar, President - Minnesota State Bar Association , 2015

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Karen Organization of Minnesota (Organization supporting Burmese refugees living in Minnesota) - Board Member , 2009

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author , AIA 2007 Standard Contract Documents: A Positive Step Towards Fair, Transparent, and Collaborative Resolution of Disputes on Construction Projects, 29 HAMLINE J. PUB. L. & POL’Y 499 (Spring 2008), 2008
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Office Location for B. Steven Messick

415 Second Avenue Northwest
Faribault, MN 55021

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Last Updated: 4/2/2019

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