Katie E. Merkel

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: 612-326-6008
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
    • 100%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


    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


    • 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, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
    • Member, Minnesota Bar Association
    • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association, Family Law Section

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Limited Scope Legal Services through Hennepin County Family Court

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Co-Presenter: The Complete Family Lawyer: Answers to Questions about Property, presented with Ben M. Henschel, Lecturer, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, 2020
    • Co-Presenter: Your First Minneosta Divorce Case: Property Division, Lecturer, Minnesota Family Law Institute, 2019
    • 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, Facilitator, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Minnesota Chapter - Divorce Camp
    • Co-Lecturer: The Complete Family Lawyer: Answers to Questions about Property, co-presented with Ben Henschel, Lecturer, Family Law Institute, 2016
    • "The Complete Family Lawyer's Quick Answer Book," Contributor, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, November 2015, Contributor/Author, Lecturer, 2015
    • "To Marry or Not to Marry: The Choice is Yours in Minnesota," Attorney at Law Magazine, July 2013, Author, 2013
    • "The Impact of Rising College Costs on Divorce,"Co-Lecturer,Minnesota CLE Webcast, May 10, 2011, Lecturer, 2011
    • Co-Author, "The Intersection of Rising College Costs and Changes in Family Law,"The Hennepin Lawyer, October 2010, Author, 2010

    Educational Background:

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

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

    Phone: 612-326-6008

    Fax: 612-333-1200

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