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serving St. Cloud, Albany and surrounding areas

JoAnn Evenson


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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Business Law
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JoAnn is a native of Albany, Minnesota. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota-Morris in 1989. Prior to attending law school, JoAnn also received a Master's degree in Constitutional and Legal History from the University of Minnesota in 1992. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1996. JoAnn is a certified Family Law mediator. In her spare time, JoAnn is active in many legal and community organizations. JoAnn is an avid gardener, a University of Minnesota Master Gardener, and an active member of the Stearns County Master Gardeners.


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 1996
    • Honors: cum laude
  • University of Minnesota-Morris, Morris, Minnesota
    • B.A. - 1989
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Scholar of the College
    • Honors: With High Distinction
  • University of Minnesota
    • M.A. - 1992
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Constitutional and Legal History

Bar Admission

  • Minnesota, 1996
  • North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Family Law and Small & Solo Firm Sections – Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Stearns-Benton Bar Association
  • John E. Simonett Inns of Court, Past President
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers, Past Chapter Liaison
  • Central Minnesota Women Lawyers, Past President and Founding Member
  • St. Cloud Area Legal Services, Board of Directors, President
  • Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, Board of Directors, First Vice President

Community Activities

  • Granite City Rotary Club
  • Executive Plaza Condominium Association, President
  • Forum of Executive Women
  • St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce
  • St. Cloud Opportunities
  • Trinity Lutheran Child Development Center, Board of Directors, Past Chairperson
  • Stearns County Master Gardeners, Past Treasurer
  • Winter Nights & Lights Parade Committee, 2011 to 2012
  • Girl Scouts

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family RULE 114 MN SUPREME COURT Certified Family Law Mediator

Current Employment Position

  • Shareholder Attorney