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B. Steven Messick

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Woodbury, MN

Messick Law, PLLC
1800 Wooddale Dr, Suite 205
Woodbury, MN 55125
Phone: 651-964-1130
Fax: 507-581-5580
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Estate & Trust Litigation, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Defense, Real Estate: Business
Attorney Profile

B. Steven Messick, of Messick Law, PLLC, is a litigation attorney based in Woodbury, Minnesota. Mr. Messick practices civil, business law, family law, real estate law and estate and trust litigation, serving clients in the Twin Cities metropolitan area and throughout Minnesota.

Before founding his private practice, Mr. Messick was a shareholder in a prominent southern Minnesota firm. Mr. Messick also clerked for the Honorable Thomas M. Neuville (retired). Prior to his legal career, he served as an assistant to a U.S. Congressman and held advisory positions for elected officials and political candidates at both the state and federal level.

An attorney for more than a decade, Mr. Messick has an AV Preeminent* peer review rating. This is the highest available rating from the organization, awarded only to attorneys who show high legal ability and ethical standards.

Highly involved in legal and community organizations, Mr. Messick serves on the Minnesota State Bar Association Council. He is a former member of the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates and has worked as a volunteer attorney with Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services. Additionally, he sits on the board of directors of the Minnesota Youth Ski League.

Mr. Messick earned a bachelor’s degree from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He graduated magna cum laude from the law school now known as Mitchell Hamline School of Law, where he also obtained a certificate in dispute resolution from the Dispute Resolution Institute. He holds a license to practice law before all Minnesota state courts, all North Dakota state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.

Practice Areas
Estate & Trust Litigation, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Defense, Real Estate: Business


2 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

About B. Steven Messick

First Admitted: 2009, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Supreme Court of North Dakota
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit  
  • United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • Council - Minnesota State Bar Association, 2017
  • Supreme Court of Minnesota
  • Fifth District Ethics Committee, Investigator, 2017
  • Delegate, House of Delegates - American Bar Association, 2016
  • Fifth District Bar, President - Minnesota State Bar Association, 2015


  • AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, 2016 - Present

Educational Background

  • Hamline University, Saint Paul, MN – B.A.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • AIA 2007 Standard Contract Documents: A Positive Step Towards Fair, Transparent, and Collaborative Resolution of Disputes on Construction Projects, Author, 29 HAMLINE J. PUB. L. & POL’Y 499 (Spring 2008), 2008

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Dispute Resolution Institute - Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, MN - Certificate in Dispute Resolution, 2008

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Five Oaks Community Church, Governing Board Member, 2013
  • Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (SMRLS), Volunteer Attorney, 2012
  • Karen Organization of Minnesota (Organization supporting Burmese refugees living in Minnesota) - Board Member, 2009
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Office Location for B. Steven Messick

1800 Wooddale Dr
Suite 205
Woodbury, MN 55125

Phone: 651-964-1130

Fax: 507-581-5580

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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