Ben M. Henschel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Henschel Moberg, P.A.
 | 100 Washington Square, Suite 1500, Suite 1500
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: 612-326-6000
Fax: 612-333-1200
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2001 - 2002
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%),
  • Appellate (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Ben Henschel is a founding partner of Henschel Moberg, P.A., a Minneapolis law firm with a singular focus on family law matters. Over the course of his career, Mr. Henschel has negotiated settlements and successfully tried many dissolutions involving multimillion-dollar estates, including cases with complex business valuation, nonmarital property, permanent spousal maintenance and executive compensation issues. Mr. Henschel also assists clients who wish to predetermine rights and obligations through premarital and postmarital agreements. He is also a qualified mediator and neutral financial evaluator who has helped many divorcing couples resolve their differences outside of court.

    Mr. Henschel earned his undergraduate degree from St. John's University and his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School. He has consistently been recognized by his peers as one of the Twin Cities' top family law attorneys, with multiple selections for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America publication and the Top 40 Family Law Super Lawyers listings for Minnesota. Lastly, Mr. Henschel is also a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is frequently asked to speak on family law topics such as nonmarital property and premarital agreements.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Family Law
    • 20%Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • 10%Appellate
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Arbitration, Mediation, Appeals


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 19 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2001 - 2002

    American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersNational Board of Trial Advocacy

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    About Ben Henschel

    Admitted: 1992, Minnesota

    Professional Webpage:


    • The Best Lawyers in America Publication
    • Recognized by his peers as One of the Twin Cities’ Top Family Law Attorneys

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Lecturer, Drafting Antenuptial Agreements, 2016
    • Lecturer, The Complete Family Lawyer: Answers to Questions about Property, 2016
    • Co-Chair, Divorce Camp 2015, 2015
    • Trainer, Multiple New Judge Trainings, 2015
    • Lecturer, Financial Early Neutral Evaluation Training, 2015
    • Trainer, Multiple New Judge Trainings, 2016
    • Lecturer, When Spouses Divorce: Advanced Business Valuation Issues, 2014
    • Lecturer, Non-Marital Claims and Tracing, 2014
    • Lecturer, Non-Marital Claims and Tracing, 2014
    • Co-Chair, Divorce Camp 2014, 2014
    • Lecturer, Family Law Series: How and When to Use Antenuptial, Postnuptial and Cohabitation Agreements, 2015
    • Lecturer, The Complete Family Lawyer's Quick Answer Book-Property, 2015
    • Frequent Speaker, Family Law topics such as Nonmarital Property and Premarital Agreements
    • Lecturer, Keys to Drafting Effective Antenuptial Agreements, 2018
    • Lecturer, The Antenuptial Statute: What is it Good For? Absolutely Nothing!, 2017
    • Lecturer, Retirement and Cohabitation: How to Address Spousal Maintenance When Life Happens, 2017

    Educational Background:

    • St. John's University
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    • “Ben is an outstanding attorney. He is an effective advocate for his clients and is able to obtain the best possible result.”
    • “A top professional in all areas of dissolution law.”

    These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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    Office Location for Ben M. Henschel

    100 Washington Square, Suite 1500
    Suite 1500
    Minneapolis, MN 55401

    Phone: 612-326-6000

    Fax: 612-333-1200

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    Last Updated: 3/11/2021

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