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Shannon Ort is a founding partner of Terzich and Ort. LLP.  She devotes her practice exclusively to family law focusing on divorce, custody, child support, spousal maintenance, paternity matters and orders for protection. Shannon is a member of the Minnesota State and Hennepin County Bar Associations and the American Bar Association. She is also admitted in Federal Court, a member of the family law section, and a Rule 114 family law neutral.

 Prior to founding Terzich & Ort, Shannon was an associate with Rider Bennett in Minneapolis. Shannon was named a "Rising Star" by Minnesota Law & Politics magazine in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009.  She was also featured in Marquis Who's Who 2007, 2008 and 2009 publications.

Shannon is a magna cum laude graduate from Hamline University and received her J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law. Shannon has been a guest speaker at local law schools and a guest on the Don Shelby radio show relative to the new Minnesota child support law changes.  


Practice areas


  1. Family: 100%


Payment types:

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  • Marcus Paul Beyer

    Shannon is a friend and a former colleague. I recommend her services to anyone with a family law issue.


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    Relationship: Friend

Contact info

Terzich and Ort, LLP

11284 86th Avenue North
Maple Grove, MN, 55443


WIGood Standing200203/25/2015
MNAuthorized to practice200107/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2007
RecognizedWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2007
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
PSAprofessional1995 - 2009
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Hennepin County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Yang v Yangdistrict court rulings affirmed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Hamline UniversityCriminal Justice and Legal StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
child supportchils support2008
family law seriesfamily law2007