Melissa Nilsson ’00 Named to Twin Cities Business 2022 Notable Women in Law
Twin Cities Business 29 Notable Women in Law are exemplary professionals who handle complex transactions and use their expertise to guide a variety of clients through obstacles. They also are instrumental in serving as mentors, doing pro bono work that addresses social and economic causes, and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
Melissa Nilsson has more than 15 years of family law practice experience. Her legal expertise ranges from business and property valuation and division to child support. Nilsson has drafted qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs)—judicial orders that divide retirement or pension plans among divorcing couples. She was named Minneapolis Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America. Nilsson mentors other women professionals and participates in the firm’s marketing committee. She’s also an active volunteer in Hennepin County’s Unbundled Legal Services and the Volunteer Lawyers Network Family Law Clinic.
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