Lisa Chesley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Mankato, MN

Chesley Law Firm
 | 110 West Dukes Street, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-625-3000
Fax: 507-625-2002
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (30%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%),
  • Family Law (20%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

A family law and estate planning attorney, Lisa Chesley is a valuable member of the Chesley Law Firm and represents clients in Minnesota as they deal with the difficult process of divorce or prepare their assets for after death. Mpls. St. Paul Magazine named her one of the Top Women Attorneys Rising Stars in 2018 for her exceptional service and high-quality legal representation.

A graduate of Hamline University School of Law, she earned her Juris Doctor from the school in 2015. A member of the Sixth District Bar Association, the Minnesota State Bar Association and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Ms. Chesley is admitted to practice in federal and state courts throughout the state of Minnesota.

A passionate believer in giving back to the community, she volunteers for several organizations in the community, including the Greater Mankato Area United Way and the Committe Against Domestic Abuse. As she works with clients to make the legal process easier to understand, Ms. Chesley also helps them come up with creative solutions to complex problems and advises them on how to make informed, wise decisions at important times in their lives.

In her estate planning practice, Ms. Chesley handles cases of probate, conservatorships and guardianships, special needs trusts, supplements needs trusts, health care directives, powers of attorney, and trusts and wills. As a family law attorney, she represents clients in legal cases related to grandparent rights, stepparent adoption, orders for protection, custody and paternity, divorce, and child support. With a goal to help clients reach their goals, she pledges to protect their best interests as they make important decisions about the future.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Elder Law (30%)

Estate Planning & Probate (30%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Family Law (20%): Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Father's Rights

Estate & Trust Litigation (20%): Will Contests

Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Father's Rights, Will Contests

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019

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About Lisa Chesley

Admitted: 2014, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://chesleylawfirm.com/attorney/lisa-chesley/

Honors/Awards:

  • Top Women Attorneys Rising Stars in Minnesota, Mpls. St. Paul Magazine, April 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Sixth District Bar Association, President 2017-2018
  • Sixth District Family Law Section, Co-Chair
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Member
  • Sixth District Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Committee Against Domestic Abuse (CADA), Board Member

Educational Background:

  • Mankato West High School
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Office Location for Lisa Chesley

110 West Dukes Street
Mankato, MN 56001

Phone: 507-625-3000

Fax: 507-625-2002

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Last Updated: 1/10/2019

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