B. Steven Messick

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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
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (40%),
  • Family Law (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
    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
    • 40%Estate & Trust Litigation
    • 30%Family Law
    • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 10%Civil Litigation: Defense
    • 10%Real Estate: Business


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2021 Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

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    About Steven Messick

    Admitted: 2009, Minnesota

    Professional Webpage: https://www.messicklaw.com/steven-messick/


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

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

    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

    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

    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

    Educational Background:

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

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    Last Updated: 1/22/2021

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