Ben M. Henschel

Top rated family law attorney in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Henschel Moberg P.A.
Ben M. Henschel
Henschel Moberg P.A.

Practice Areas: Family law, Alternative dispute resolution, Appellate; view more

Licensed in Minnesota since: 1992

Education: University of Minnesota Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2001 - 2002

Henschel Moberg P.A.

100 Washington Avenue South
Suite 1500
Minneapolis, MN 55401 Visit website


Ben Henschel is a founding partner of Henschel Moberg, P.A., a boutique Minneapolis family law firm. 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 100 Super Lawyers listings for Minnesota. Mr. Henschel is also a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a past President of the Minnesota chapter.  He is frequently asked to speak on complex family law topics such as nonmarital property and premarital agreements.

Practice areas

Family law, Alternative dispute resolution, 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

  • 70% Family law
  • 20% Alternative dispute resolution
  • 10% Appellate

First Admitted: 1992, Minnesota

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • The Best Lawyers in America Publication
  • Recognized by his peers as One of the Twin Cities’ Top Family Law Attorneys
Educational Background:
  • St. John's University
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

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

“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.”

Office location for Ben M. Henschel

100 Washington Avenue South
Suite 1500
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Phone: 612-326-6003

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