Melisa K. Field, Managing Partner

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Melisa K. Field

Founding Partner

434 Hale Ave N., Suite 180
Oakdale, MN 55128
(Primary)


3800 American Blvd. W.
Suite 1500
Bloomington, MN 55431

Main Phone: (651) 705-0276
Direct Dial: (651) 314-0059
Fax: (651) 204-2125


Email: melisa@rognessfield.com

AREAS OF PRACTICE FAMILY LAW • BAR ADMISSIONS MINNESOTA

Melisa Field is a founding partner of Rogness & Field, P.A. She has been named a “Rising Star” attorney since 2012 by Minnesota Law & Politics and Minneapolis-St.Paul Magazine, a distinction given to only 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40. Melisa has practiced exclusively in the area of family law since 2008. She especially enjoys family law cases that involve complex financial issues, such as non-marital claims, business interests, pre-nuptial agreements, hidden assets, etc. Melisa has substantial litigation and courtroom experience. However, she strives to avoid litigation by reaching practical and individualized solutions for her clients and their families outside of the courtroom whenever possible.

EDUCATION


William Mitchell College of Law,
St Paul, Minnesota
Juris Doctorate 2008
Honors:

  • Minnesota Justice Foundation – Achievement in Public Service Award
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Regional Client Counseling Competition – Second Place


University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Bachelor of Arts 2005
Major: History
Minor: History of Medicine


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:


Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
Ramsey County Bar Association
Washington County Bar Association


HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 2012 -2021 Minnesota Rising Stars – Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2018 Recipient of the Honorable Robert Varco Pro Bono Award – Selected by 10th Judicial District
  • Named in the “Minnesota’s Outstanding Young Women Lawyers” edition of Mpls. St. Paul Magazine
  • Named in the “The Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota” edition of Mpls. St. Paul Magazine
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys – Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under the Age of 40
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys – 10 Best Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Minnesota

PRO BONO ACTIVITIES:

  • Public Advisory Committee (PAC) on Forensic Psychology in Family Court (Minnesota Board of Psychology)
  • Limited Scope Committee – Hennepin County and Washington County
  • Limited Scope Program Volunteer Attorney – Hennepin County and Washington County
  • American Bar Association Client Counseling Competition – Judge
  • 19th District Bar Association – Secretary (2015-2017)
  • 19th District Volunteer Ethics Investigator: Minnesota Board of Professional Responsibility


PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS:

  • Ramsey County Attorney’s Office: Child Support Enforcement Section, Certified Student Attorney
  • Isanti County Attorney’s Office, Certified Student Attorney
  • Hon. William Stewart, Dunn County Circuit Court Judge, Wisconsin, Clerk
  • de Beer & Associates, P.A., Associate Attorney



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