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Michelle M. Kniess - Minneapolis, MN

100 South 5th StreetSuite 1400 Minneapolis, MN 55402

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Updated: 01/03/2024

Overview

Michelle Kniess devotes her entire practice to family law in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Her practice focuses on custody and parenting time, spousal maintenance, child support, and property valuation and division, including business interests. Michelle practiced as a business litigation attorney, and then as a family law attorney for several years, prior to opening Kniess Law, LLC...

Michelle Kniess devotes her entire practice to family law in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Her practice focuses on custody and parenting time, spousal maintenance, child support, and property valuation and division, including business interests. Michelle practiced as a business litigation attorney, and then as a family law attorney for several years, prior to opening Kniess Law, LLC. Michelle volunteers as an attorney through the Hennepin County Unbundled Legal Services Project and is a member of the Volunteer Lawyer's Network.

Michelle received her Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2005 and her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2002. She is a member of the Hennepin County Bar Association, the 19th District Bar Association (Washington County) where she was the former Secretary/Treasurer, the Minnesota Bar Association, and the Wisconsin Bar Association. Michelle is licensed to practice in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. Additionally, she was named a Rising Star by Minnesota Law and Politics magazine every year since 2011.

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association: Family Law Committee, Adoption Law Subcommittee and Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART)
  • Hennepin County Bar Association (Member)
  • Minnesota Bar Association (Member)
  • Wisconsin Bar Association (Member)
  • Woodbury Chamber of Commerce (Member)
  • Family Law League
  • 19th District Bar Association (Washington County) (Former Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC)
  • Rule 114 Qualified Neutral

Education

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin, 2005
    J.D.
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 2002
    B.S.
    Major: Business Management

Past Positions

  • Lubov & Associates, LLC, Family Law Attorney
  • de Beer & Associates, PA, Family Law Attorney
  • Anthony Ostlund & Baer, PA, Business Litigation Attorney

Pro Bono Activities

  • Hennepin County Unbundled Legal Services Project
  • Volunteer Lawyer's Network

Classes and Seminars

  • Presenter/Panel Member at the Minnesota Family Law Institute, March 2013

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Michelle M. Kniess

Included on the 2020 Minnesota list


Past Lists

  • 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Minnesota Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Michelle M. Kniess on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Super Lawyers: Rising Stars, 2011 - 2019
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys: Top 10 under 40
  • Rising Star, Minnesota Law and Politics Magazine, 2011 - Present

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100 South 5th StreetSuite 1400 Minneapolis, MN 55402

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  • 612-672-3777

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