Susan T. Peterson-Lerdahl

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Susan T. Peterson-Lerdahl is a shareholder in the Maple Grove, Minnesota Law Firm of Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd. She is Chair of the firm's Estate Planning Department and has years of experience counseling individuals and families in estate planning, elder law, probate and trust administration as well as family business succession planning. Susan provides guidance to individuals and families of all sizes and asset levels. Susan has a heart for her clients and works hard to establish confidence and trust. Susan’s compassion and empathy help her clients feel comfortable sharing their personal information and concerns.

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Bar Admissions
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Education
  • William Mitchell College of Law, St Paul, Minnesota
  • J.D., Summa Cum Laude
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • M.A., Summa Cum Laude
  • St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota
  • B.A., Magna Cum Laude
Publications and Presentations
  • Official Immunity Survives for IIED Police Misconduct: But Should It?, William Mitchell Law Review, 2002
  • Opening Probate Estates: What I’ve Learned from Experience, Hearsay, Fall, 2005
  • The Price of Admission: Liability and Responsibility for Nursing Home Expenses, Bench & Bar, May/June, 2009
Honors and Awards
  • Super Lawyers - Rising Star 2008-2010, 2012 Editions, 2016
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers, Member

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