Kristy L. Miamen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Franchise & Dealership Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Dady & Gardner, P.A.
 | 5100 IDS Center, 80 South Eighth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-359-9000
Fax: 612-359-3507
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Franchise/Dealership
Attorney Profile

Attorney Kristy L. Miamen is a partner at Dady & Gardner, P.A., in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ms. Miamen devotes her practice to franchise law and represents clients on a nationwide basis. Her clients include distributors, dealers and franchisees.

Ms. Miamen has been licensed to practice law since 2006 and is admitted in all Minnesota state and federal courts. Over the course of her legal career, she has assisted her clients resolve complex disputes between suppliers and franchisors.

A summa cum laude graduate of St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin, Ms. Miamen earned her law degree from Mitchell Hamline School of Law. She has been practicing at Dady & Gardner, P.A., since 2005.

In addition to her practice, Ms. Miamen contributes to the legal profession by writing and speaking on franchise law. She has lectured at events, including the 32nd Annual American Bar Association Forum on Franchising on topics such as inadvertently forming a franchise and the risks associated with it and the legal and equitable principles that may affect franchise disputes.

Ms. Miamen has written and edited portions of the 2006 edition of Annual Franchise and Distribution Law Developments. She is also a former editor of the American Bar Association’s publication the Franchise Lawyer.

Ms. Miamen has earned recognition among her peers in the legal profession because of her exceptional work in franchise law. She is listed in the International Who’s Who of Franchise Lawyers and has been listed in the prominent publication “The Best Lawyers in America” for the area of franchise law.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Franchise/Dealership (100%)


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Rising Stars: 2011 - 2018

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About Kristy Miamen

Admitted: 2006, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:


  • Minnesota “Rising Star”, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • International Who’s Who of Franchise Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Minnesota

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, The Accidental Franchise, 32nd Annual ABA Forum on Franchising in Toronto, Canada, 2009
  • Associate Editor, The Franchise Lawyer
  • Speaker, Equitable Doctrines and Legal Principles Affecting Franchise Disputes: Res Judicata, Collateral Estoppel, Waiver and More, ABA Forum on Franchising

Educational Background:

  • St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin, summa cum laude, 2002
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Office Location for Kristy L. Miamen

5100 IDS Center
80 South Eighth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Phone: 612-359-9000

Fax: 612-359-3507

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Last Updated: 12/10/2018

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