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I graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in May 2010 and became licensed as an attorney in October 2010.  I began at Drewes Law, PLLC in July 2009, starting as a law clerk before transitioning to an associate.  I am licensed in the state and federal courts of Minnesota as well as the 8th Circuit.  I have successfully handled cases in state and federal district court, the 8th Circuit, the Minnesota Court of Appeals, and am currently awaiting a decision on a case that was heard by the Minnesota Supreme Court in November 2012.  I began work at US Bank in November 2013.


I private practice work focused primarily in litigation with a real estate focus.  The majority of cases I work on relate to foreclosure defense, although I also worked with clients regarding a variety of business and contract dispute and was involved with the firm's consumer bankruptcy practice.


While in law school, I completed multiple legal volunteer projects and was also enrolled in the law school's Civil Practice Clinic.  As part of the clinic, I represented clients under the guidance of a supervising attorney, primarily in the areas of family and employment law.


Prior to law school, I worked at Eide Bailly, LLP in their Fargo, ND office for approximately one year.  I received my undergraduate degree from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN in 2006.  I was very active in both the Concordia community and the Fargo-Moorhead community.  During my time in Moorhead, I was a four-year competitor for Concordia's speech and debate team, a tutor, a member of Concordia's student government, a volunteer at a daycare geared towards "at-risk" children, a Special Olympics coach, an adopt-a-grandparent volunteer, and a political volunteer.


I'm also an avid sports fan.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 65%
    6 years
  2. Foreclosure: 19%
    6 years
  3. Real Estate: 10%
    6 years
  4. Contracts: 5%
    6 years
  5. Debt Settlement: 1%
    6 years

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Contact info

60 Livingston Avenue
St. Paul, MN


MNAuthorized to practice201006/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Recognition for Law-related Public ServiceMinnesota Justice Foundation2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Mortgage Backed Security Dispute Resolution SpecialistUS Bank2013 - Present
Associate AttorneyDrewes Law, PLLC2010 - 2013
Law ClerkDrewes Law, PLLC2009 - 2010
Content Legal AssociateThomson Reuters/West2008 - 2008
Training AssociateEide Bailly, LLP2006 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Hennepin County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Doris Ruiz v. 1st Fidelity Loan Servicing, LLC. Court of Appeals Number: A11-1081The Court of Appeals has reversed the district court's ruling and found both that the sheriff's sale was invalid and that Ruiz may proceed with her claim of forcible eviction.
Aaron v. Citizens State Bank of Shakopee, case no.: 70-CV-11-2495Settled
Mack v. CitiMortgage, Inc. and Federal National Mortgage AssociationSettled
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Publication nameTitleDate
Drewes Law, PLLC websiteForeclosure Litigation BlogN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Concordia College-MoorheadOrganizational Communication and International RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Life After Ruiz: Is It a Game Changer?Foreclosure2013