Tel: (763) 424-8811

Melanie P. Persellin

Contact Info:

Email: MPP@jspwlaw.com
Direct: (763) 201-0234
Office: (763) 424-8811
Fax: (763) 493-5193

 

Address:

8525 Edinbrook Crossing
Suite 201
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

Legal Assistant:

Name: Michele Jockisch
Email: MMJ@jspwlaw.com
Phone: (763) 201-0226
Fax: (763) 493-5193

Paralegal:

Name: Kate McAnally
Email: KTM@jspwlaw.com
Phone: (763) 201-0223
Fax: (763) 493-5193

 Areas of Practice:

  •  Appellate Practice
  • Civil Litigation
  • Family Law and Divorce
  • Custody and Parenting Time
  • Dissolution/ Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Mediation
  • Pre-nuptial Agreements
  • Paternity
  • State, Local & Municipal Law

Melanie Persellin has been practicing law since 2002, including civil litigation and mediation, and has the experience to represent you in making informed decisions. Ms. Persellin provides client-centered services and uses a team approach to help minimize clients' costs, while offering creative and common-sense approaches to resolving issues.

Ms. Persellin is also an experienced and trained Qualified Neutral mediator. Ms. Persellin can assist in the negotiation of all issues relating to the divorce including parenting time, custody, division of property, spousal maintenance and division of debt. As a neutral, she appears on Minnesota county court rosters, including the surrounding Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington counties, of people guiding parties through alternative dispute resolution processes. This experience gives Ms. Persellin a realistic understanding of the process.

Ms. Persellin provides a $50.00 one hour consultation on all family law disputes and is available by appointment.


 

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 2001
  • Minnesota, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2005
  • Colorado, 2008

Education:

  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 2001
    • J.D.
    • Law Review: DePaul Law Review, Member, 1999 - 2000
    • Law Review: DePaul Law Review, Managing Editor of Notes and Comments, 2000 - 2001
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1998
  • B.A.
  • Major: Philosophy

Published Works:

  • Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, But Your Words Are Sure to Kill Me; A Case Note on United States v. Alkhabaz, 50 DePaul L. Rev. 993-1055, 2001
  • To Compel or Not Compel, That is the Question, THE OBJECTION 16-21, 2006

Honors and Awards:

  • 2007 Minnesota Rising Star

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association

Fraternities/Sororities:

  • Gamma Phi Beta

Birth Information:

  • San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

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