Katie E. Merkel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Henschel Moberg P.A.
 | 100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 1500
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: 612-326-6008
Fax: 612-333-1200
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Katie is a partner with Henschel Moberg practicing exclusively in the area of family law.  She is experienced in issues related to marriage dissolution, custody, parenting time, child support, spousal maintenance and complex financial issues including business valuations, non-marital tracing and the division of large marital estates.

Katie has an understanding of the unique dynamics of family law and diligently works to guide clients through the highly emotional process of a family law proceeding.  She is committed to the utilization of alternative dispute resolution process.  Where resolution is not possible and litigation is necessary, she is a tenacious advocate, committed to thoughtful and thorough representation.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): 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

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

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019

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About Katie Merkel

Admitted: 2006, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://www.henschelmoberg.com/lawyers/katie-merkel.php

Honors/Awards:

  • Selected to Minnesota Rising Star list: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019.
  • Minnesota Justice Foundation Achievement in Volunteer Public Service
  • President's Student Leadership & Service Award, 2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • Member, Minnesota Bar Association
  • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member, Family Law League

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Limited Scope Legal Services through Hennepin County Family Court

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "To Marry or Not to Marry: The Choice is Yours in Minnesota," Attorney at Law Magazine, July 2013
  • Co-Presenter: Your First Minneosta Divorce Case: Property Division, 2019 Minnesota Family Law Institute
  • Co-Author, "The Intersection of Rising College Costs and Changes in Family Law,"The Hennepin Lawyer, October 2010
  • "The Impact of Rising College Costs on Divorce,"Co-Lecturer,Minnesota CLE Webcast, May 10, 2011
  • "The Complete Family Lawyer's Quick Answer Book," Contributor, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, November 2015

Educational Background:

  • B.A., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2002
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Office Location for Katie E. Merkel

100 Washington Avenue South
Suite 1500
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Phone: 612-326-6008

Fax: 612-333-1200

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Last Updated: 10/15/2019

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