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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 Super Lawyers magazine from 2006-2011.  She was named a Super Lawyer in 2014 and 2015. She was also featured in Marquis Who's Who 2007, 2008 and 2009 publications, as well as being named a Top 40 Under 40 Attorney in 2013.  

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 laws. 


Practice areas


  1. Family: 100%



Hourly ($185-275/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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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, 55369


WIGood Standing200203/25/2015
MNAuthorized to practice200108/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerMinnesota Super Lawyers2015
Minnesota Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2008
RecognizedWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2007
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2007
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2006
Magna Cum LaudeHamline University2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateRider Bennett Law Firm2003 - 2007
AssociateSteffens & Rasmussen2001 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hennepin County Unbundled Legal ServicesPro Bono Volunteer Attorney2009 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Hennepin County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
North Hennepin Area Chamber of CommerceMemberN/A
PSAprofessional1995 - 2009
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