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Kelsey M. Mellan

Relationships matter more than checklists.

My Approach

If I wasn’t a lawyer, I’d likely pursue a career as a therapist. I have a genuine passion for understanding people—their aspirations and motivations. My previous experience in the hospitality industry reinforced this enthusiasm for connecting with others. Even if you’ve never interacted with a lawyer before, I excel at building rapport.

In my employment practice, this personal approach defines my style and guides how I support my clients. My litigation background enhances my ability to navigate legal complexities and tailor solutions that are practical and empathetic. I firmly believe that in employment law, compassion and understanding are essential. It’s about recognizing every client is unique and deserves advice that fits their individual circumstances and goals, rather than a one-size-fits-all approach.

Having recently returned to the Twin Cities after a decade away, I enjoy spending time outside of work exploring my local community, hiking or taking walks around the lakes with my dog, and trying new restaurants. I’m also an avid Packers fan, much to my family’s dismay.

Practice Areas

Associations & Memberships

American Bar Association