Jennifer Mortel

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Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Oakdale, MN

Mortel Law, PLLC
 | 7845 3rd Street North, Oakdale, MN 55128
Phone: 651-288-2843
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013, 2017
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate
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    As the founder of Mortel Law, PLLC, Jennifer Mortel dedicates her practice to serving clients in the areas of estate planning, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care directives and transfer on death deeds.  In addition, she assists clients with probate and trust administration cases.  Ms. Mortel also has extensive experience advocating for injured clients to recover medical costs, lost wages and disability benefits.

    Ms. Mortel graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire in 1999. She then went on to graduate cum laude in 2002 with her Juris Doctor from what was then known as William Mitchell College of Law. During law school, she received a Founder's scholarship and maintained Dean's List status.  Ms. Mortel is licensed to practice in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

    Ms. Mortel has earned an "Excellent" rating from her peers through Avvo, and she continues to represent the highest ideals in law through her professional associations and memberships. She is active with the Minnesota State Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin, and has served as a qualified arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.

    As an advocate for education, Ms. Mortel has produced several informational videos to help her clients and potential clients navigate the legal process. She has also served as an adjunct representation professor at the William Mitchell College of Law. As an academic, Ms. Mortel has presented at the Washington County Law Library Seminars, the National Business Institute CLE and the Minnesota Association for Justice CLE. She has also presented numerous educational seminars on estate planning and probate.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Estate Planning & Probate
    Focus Areas

    Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013, 2017

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    About Jennifer Mortel

    Admitted: 2002, Minnesota

    Professional Webpage: http://www.mortellaw.com/attorney/jennifer-mortel/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Dean’s List, William Mitchell College of Law – St. Paul, Minnesota
    • Burton Brief Award Nominee, William Mitchell College of Law – St. Paul, Minnesota
    • Named a “Rising Star” by Minnesota Super Lawyers: 2012, 2013 and 2017
    • CALI Award of Excellence in Property I, William Mitchell College of Law – St. Paul, Minnesota
    • Founder’s Scholarship, William Mitchell College of Law – St. Paul, Minnesota
    • CALI Award of Excellence in Real Estate Seminar, William Mitchell College of Law – St. Paul, Minnesota

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Minnesota, 2002 to Present
    • Qualified Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association
    • Wisconsin, 2003 to Present
    • Wisconsin State Bar Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Presenter for National Business Institute CLE: Estate Administration – Being Thorough To Close The Estate Without A Hitch And Common Issues To Be Prepared For In Probate Litigation (2011)
    • Presenter for Washington County Law Library Seminars: Estate Planning, Wills and Power of Attorney (January 2012 And June 2012)
    • Guest Lecturer for the Minnesota Association for Justice CLE: Arbitration Procedure Issues & Strategies (2008)
    • Seminar: Plan For The Future. How An Estate Plan Helps Put You In Control (2010)
    • Seminar: No-Fault – Handling Insurance “Investigations” (2010)
    • Adjunct Representation Professor at William Mitchell College of Law (2012-2013)
    • Presenter for National Business Institute CLE: The Probate Process from Start to Finish (2017), 2017

    Educational Background:

    • University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, Wisconsin, B.A., Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Honors & Activities: Dean’s List; Academic Distinction Award; Phi Sigma Alpha Honor Society, Vice-President; Alpha Lamba Delta Honor Society; Finalist for the Karl Anderson Scholarship Award; UW-Eau Claire Student Leadership Award Nominee; Pre-Law Club, Treasurer, 1999
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    Office Location for Jennifer Mortel

    7845 3rd Street North
    Oakdale, MN 55128

    Phone: 651-288-2843

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    Last Updated: 1/21/2020

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