Our Team

Meet the attorneys and staff that make Northwoods so special. Our experience, enthusiam, and commitment to each and every one of our clients ensures that you will receive the very best legal services that your situation requires.

Meet the Northwoods Team

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Practice Areas

  • Powers of attorney
  • Health care directives
  • Wills
  • Revocable, special needs, supplemental needs and pooled trusts
  • Real estate
  • Medical Assistance planning
  • Home and community-based programs including CADI, CAC, BI, DD, EW and Alternative Care
  • Minnesota Veterans Homes planning
  • Service contracts
  • Rental agreements
  • Applications for government programs
  • Appeals of benefit denials
  • Contract review for assisted-living and nursing homes
  • Medical Assistance liens and estate recovery claims
  • Probate
  • Trust Administration
  • Personal injury lien and settlement consultation
  • Conservatorship/Guardianship
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Third-party custody
  • Veterans benefits