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Katherine M. Melander

Katherine Melander is a real estate attorney with over nineteen years of legal experience. She serves clients with complex transactional needs. The main focus of her practice includes real estate, construction law, commercial litigation, title insurance defense, mechanic’s lien and mortgage foreclosure, and general corporate matters. Katie represents a variety of parties, including lenders, national title insurance underwriters and their agents, real estate agents and brokers, developers, subcontractors and owners in construction litigation, as well as commercial and residential real estate transactions. Katie also advises small businesses on general corporate matters and legal issues. She is active in the National Association of the Remodeling Industry and is a member of the Association’s Board of Directors.

Client Services:

Real Estate Litigation

Title Insurance Litigation

Real Estate Transactions

Lease Agreements

Business Transactions

Admitted to Practice:



United States Court of Appeals for Eighth

United States District Court for District of Minnesota

Professional Activities:

Member, Minnesota State Bar Association

Member, Hennepin County Bar Association

Member, Wisconsin Bar Association

Member, National Association of the Remodeling Industry

Awards and Recognition:

  • Repeatedly recognized since 1999 by the Minnesota Law & Politics magazine in its annual survey as one of top 4.5% of Minnesota attorneys
  • Consistently achieved the highest rankings (AV rating) by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory


B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1983

Law School:

Juris Doctorate (High Honors), Hamline University School of Law, 1986

Katherine M. Melander


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