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Laura K. Fretland

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Lommen Abdo, P.A.
920 Second Avenue South, Suite 1000
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 952-234-2163
Fax: 612-436-1387
Selected to Super Lawyers: 1998 - 2000, 2005 - 2022
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 1983
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Laura K. Fretland is a family law attorney and shareholder at Lommen Abdo Law Firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ms. Fretland concentrates her practice on family law and represents clients in the Twin Cities metropolitan area and throughout Minnesota. She has been practicing law for over 35 years and has a wide range of experience with collaborative law, negotiation, mediation and litigation of complex family law matters involving child custody, divorce and property division.

Ms. Fretland’s background enables her to develop the most beneficial solutions to resolve family law issues based on each family’s specific situation. Recognizing her successful career and contributions to the legal profession, Best Lawyers named her one of “Minnesota’s Best Lawyers” multiple years in a row.

Outside of her practice, Ms. Fretland writes and lectures for attorneys on topics, including antenuptial agreements, divorce and elder law. She is an active member and former treasurer of the Minnesota State Bar Association Family Law Section and the Collaborative Law Institute. She also belongs to the Hennepin County Bar Association.

A summa cum laude graduate of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in both English and political science, Ms. Fretland went on to receive her law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School. While attending law school, she was a member and associate editor of the Minnesota Law Review.

Following law school, Ms. Fretland passed the Minnesota bar examination and obtained her license to practice law. She is qualified to practice and appear on behalf of clients before all Minnesota state courts.

About Laura K. Fretland

First Admitted: 1983, Minnesota

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Collaborative Law Institute
  • Minnesota, 1983

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Taught Ante Nuptial Agreements and Elder Law, CLE

Educational Background

  • Concordia College, B.A. in Political Science, summa cum laude, 1980


  • Best Lawyers since 2014, Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers, 2022
  • Top Women Lawyers
  • Super Lawyer, 2005-2020
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Office Location for Laura K. Fretland

920 Second Avenue South
Suite 1000
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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