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About Me

     Serving Minnesota, I offer knowledgeable, experienced, legal services and representation in Real Property, Family, Probate and Appellate areas of practice.  I am dedicated to helping clients meet their goals affordably.  As a small firm, I am able to give absolute, personal attention to your case and your needs.

     “Honest, efficient legal services” means I will give the client an honest opinion about their case upfront and throughout representation.  Whenever possible I will attempt to resolve their case without need of the courts and expensive litigation.  This will lessen your stress and save you money. 

     If a reasonable settlement isn’t possible, I am experienced in litigating cases through trial and appeal.


Practice Areas


  1. Family: 50%
    9 years
  2. Probate: 20%
    7 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    9 years
  4. Appeals: 10%



Hourly ($175/hour), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Douglas J Mentes Attorney at Law

265 W Seventh St #200.
St Paul, MN, 55102


MNAuthorized to practice200506/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarMN Law & Politics2010
Rising StarMN Law & Politics2009
Rising StarMN Law & Politics2008
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Ramsey County District CourtGuardianship/Conservatorship appointed attorney2009 - Present
Ramsey County District CourtPro Se volunteer attorney2007 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005