Michelle M. Kniess

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Woodbury, MN

Kniess Law, LLC
 | 2155 Woodlane Drive, Suite 100
Woodbury, MN 55125
Phone: 651-964-2960
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law,
  • General Litigation (0%)
Attorney Profile

From the Woodbury, Minnesota, office of Kniess Law, LLC, Michelle M. Kniess helps families navigate legal issues. She knows how personal and sensitive matters involving divorce, child custody and support and third-party custody can be. Giving clients one-on-one attention, she is able to get to know them, their situation and their goals, developing a strategy that protects their rights and their interests.

Ms. Kniess also handles matters pertaining to alimony or spousal maintenance, parenting time, post-decree issues, paternity and antenuptial agreements. Her previous experience as a business litigation attorney and extensive practice in family law give Ms. Kniess keen insight into cases that involve asset valuation and property division, as well.

After earning a Bachelor of Science in business management from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2002, Ms. Kniess went on to receive a Juris Doctor in 2005 from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Now, Ms. Kniess relies upon her education, her experience and her connection with clients to obtain favorable outcomes. She stays on top of legal trends in family law through her participation in groups such as the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Hennepin County Bar Association, the Family Law League, the 19th District Bar Association, and the Washington County Bar Association-Minnesota. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

When she is not at her practice, Ms. Kniess serves her community through work with the Volunteer Lawyers Network and as a volunteer attorney for the Hennepin County Unbundled Legal Services Project.  She has also offerred to donate her time to a limited scope legal services project that is beginning to develop in Washington County.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

General Litigation (0%): Litigation, Restraining Order

Focus Areas

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

General Litigation: Litigation, Restraining Order

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

Rising Stars: 2011 - 2017

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About Michelle Kniess

Admitted: 2006, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://www.kniessfamilylaw.com/About/Michelle-M-Kniess.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Super Lawyers: Rising Stars, 2011 - Present

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and the US District Court for the District of Minnesota

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Washington County Bar Association, Member
  • 19th District Bar Association (Washington County), Member
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • Wisconsin
  • Minnesota
  • Member of the Family Law League
  • Woodbury Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Wisconsin Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota Bar Association, Member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer Lawyers Network, Member
  • Hennepin County Unbundled Legal Services Project

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • 2013 Minnesota CLE Family Law Series Webcast—Panel Member: Three Generations in Divorce: Strategies for Working with Boomers, Xers and Millenials
  • Presenter/Panel Member at the Minnesota Family Law Institute, March 2013

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, B.S., Major: Business Management, 2002
Office Location for Michelle M. Kniess

2155 Woodlane Drive
Suite 100
Woodbury, MN 55125

Phone: 651-964-2960

 

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Last Updated: 2/14/2017

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