Pagel Law Office                                                                        320-963-3218
A General Practice Law Firm Focused on Family Law and Mediation Services

Pagel Law Office


71 Birch Avenue South
PO Box 549
Maple Lake, MN 55358

Fax: 1-877-742-9040

Areas of Practice:  Divorce, Custody, Child Support, Paternity, Post Decree,  Antenuptial Agreements, Adoption, Mediation, Early Neutral Evaluation, Municipal Law, Wills, Real Estate, Business Organization

Serving primarily Wright, Stearns, Sherburne, Meeker, and Anoka Counties


Work Experience

Pagel Law Office

Young Brown & Pagel, LLP Annandale, MN (n/k/a Young & Brown, LLP)
Partner 2005-2009
Associate 2001-2005 (f/k/a Shadduck Young & Brown, LLP)

Brevik & Associates,
Brooklyn Park, MN
Associate, 2000-2001

Education & Training

William Mitchell College of Law, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 2000

Hamline University, B.A.,
Cum Laude, 1997

Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice

Bar Admissions

MN 2000

US Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, 2000

US District Court of Minnesota, 2001

Professional Affiliations and Membership

Minnesota State Bar Association

Wright County, 18th District Bar Association

Wright & Sherburne County Roster for Financial Early Neutral Evaluators and Social Early Neutral Evaluators

Volunteer Activities

Volunteer Attorney, Wright County Legal Advice Clinic

Volunteer Mediator, Central MN Legal Services

Friends of the Maple Lake Library
Board Member, 2010-2015
President, 2012-2013
Vice President, 2010-2011


Rhonda L. Pagel
     Attorney & Mediator

Rhonda L. Pagel has spent most of her career practicing family law and is devoted to the needs of families going through difficult and emotional times.

Through professional and personal attention, Rhonda focuses on educating clients regarding the legal process and advising them of their options with the goal of helping clients as they move forward.

Rhonda's focus is on trying to help parties settle their issues and minimize the costs involved. However, if litigation becomes necessary, her courtroom experience allows her to be an effective advocate for her clients.

Rhonda is also an experienced mediator and is on the roster of Financial Early Neutral Evaluators and Social Early Neutral Evaluators in both Wright and Sherburne counties.

In addition to her family law and mediation practice, Rhonda is the city attorney for Maple Lake and Waverly. Rhonda also practices in the areas of wills, real estate, and business organization.

Rhonda lives outside of Buffalo with her husband and twin sons.

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