Melissa Johnson, Esq.

Melissa practices estate planning, in which she enjoys advising and building relationships with clients. She helps clients achieve their objectives by preparing healthcare directives, wills, powers of attorney, trusts, and other estate planning tools.

Melissa earned her B.A. in History and Social Sciences from Saint Mary’s University in Winona, MN.  She received her J.D. from Hamline University School of Law (now Mitchell-Hamline School of Law). Melissa also earned an M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas.

Melissa has volunteered her time on the Fundraising Committee for PraireCare Fund, an organization that raises money and awareness for youth mental health issues. She has helped plan successful fundraising events like galas and golf tournaments that produced grants to schools and non-profits in support of mental health resources.

She enjoys traveling, supporting the Minnesota United FC, and spending time with her husband, two children and their dog, Nokomis.

Professional Actives

  • Minnesota State Bar Association: Probate, Trusts and Estates Section
  • Hennepin County Bar Association


  • Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, B.A.
  • Hamline University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of St. Thomas, M.B.A.