Marilyn focuses on innovative approaches to family law in an effort to minimize the costly and time-consuming conventional litigation route.

Having practiced law in Minnesota for 39+ years, Marilyn is well known in the Minnesota legal community as an aggressive and knowledgeable litigator and negotiator with a reputation as a dedicated advocate for her clients.


Achievements/Awards
  • AV Rated® by Martindale-Hubbell® since 1999
  • SuperLawyer® since 2002
  • Top 40 & Top 100 Family Law SuperLawyers®
  • Top 50 & Top 100 Female SuperLawyers®

Ms. Michales’ Martindale-Hubbell AV rating is testament to the fact she is ranked at the highest level of professional excellence. The rating is based upon objective indicators of a lawyer’s high ethical standards and professional ability and is based upon performance in five key areas:

  • Legal Knowledge
  • Analytical Capabilities
  • Judgment
  • Communication Ability
  • Legal Experience

***There are 24,470 licensed attorneys in the State of Minnesota and approximately 9,000 female attorneys. Continue to browse our website and find out why Marilyn J. Michales has been consistently voted by her peers as a Super Lawyer and as being among the Top 50 Women attorneys in the State of Minnesota.

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