Lisa Chesley

Lisa Chesley

Attorney at Law


Lisa has strong local ties, having been born and raised in Mankato. She is a graduate of Mankato West High School. Lisa earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Hamline Law School in 2014 at which time she joined our firm.

In the capacity of a southern Minnesota estate planning lawyer, she looks forward to helping her clients plan for the future and to making the achievement of their goals possible. Her pledge is to make the legal process as easy to understand as possible so that her clients can make wise and informed decisions.

Lisa volunteers for a number of local community organizations including Youth in Government and the Big Brother/Sister program through the YMCA.

She is admitted to practice law in both state and federal courts. Lisa is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Sixth District Bar Association.  She is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).

In April 2018, Lisa was awarded Top Women Attorneys Rising Stars in Minnesota by Mpls. St. Paul Magazine.


  • Divorce
  • Custody/Paternity
  • Child Support
  • Step-Parent Adoption
  • Grandparent Rights
  • Order for Protection


  • Wills & Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Health Care Directive
  • Special Needs Trust
  • Supplemental Needs Trust
  • Guardianships & Conservatorships
  • Probate

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