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Melisa K. Field

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Oakdale, MN

Rogness & Field, P.A.
434 Hale Avenue N., Suite 180
Oakdale, MN 55128
Phone: 651-705-0276
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2021
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Melisa Field, a founding partner at Rogness & Field, P.A., in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota, is an up-and-coming attorney who has dedicated her legal career to family law. Even before graduating from William Mitchell College of Law in 2008 with a Juris Doctor, Ms. Field was gaining experience and understanding of the intricacies of child support litigation by working as a student attorney in child support enforcement for the Ramsey County Attorney's Office. Additionally, during law school she worked as a student attorney for the Isanti County Attorney's Office, clerked for Wisconsin's Dunn County Circuit Court judge and volunteered at the Washington County Public Defender's Office. After graduation, she spent five years as an associate attorney in the Twin Cities before co-founding Rogness & Field.

Melisa Field's abilities are recognized by the both the academic and legal communities. She is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and holds a "Very Good" Avvo rating. She received the Minnesota Justice Foundation Achievement in Volunteer Public Service Award upon graduating from law school for her time spent volunteering as a student attorney and has been listed since 2012 as a Rising Star by Minnesota Law & Politics.

In addition to her daily work in family law at Rogness & Field, Ms. Field still finds time to volunteer. She is a volunteer judge for local American Bar Association Regional Client Counseling Competitions. She also gives her time to the local Limited Scope program both by acting as a pro bono attorney and by sitting on the Limited Scope committee for Hennepin County.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law


10 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2021

About Melisa K. Field

First Admitted: 2008, Minnesota

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Educational Background

  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, B.A. in History; Minor: History of Medicine, 2005

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Minnesota
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • 19th District Bar Association - Secretary (2015-2017)

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Limited Scope Committee- Washington County, 2017
  • Public Advisory Committee for Forensic Psychology in Family Court - Attorney Member; Minnesota Board of Psychology , 2016
  • Volunteer Judge for the ABA Regional Client Counseling Competition
  • Limited Scope Program Volunteer Attorney
  • Limited Scope Committee - Hennepin County, 2012-present
  • Volunteer for the Washington County Public Defender's Office, 2006


  • 2018 Recipient of the Honorable Robert Varco Pro Bono Award - Selected by 10th Judicial District  , Robert Varco Pro Bono Services Award, 10th Judicial District, 2018
  • Achievement in Public Service , Minnesota Justice Foundation, 2008
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Office Location for Melisa K. Field

434 Hale Avenue N.
Suite 180
Oakdale, MN 55128

Phone: 651-705-0276

Last Updated: 11/18/2021

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