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Dawn Van Tassel: Firm Founder

Dawn Van TasselAggressive advocate. Trusted advisor. Legal sherpa.

Dawn received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of California Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 1999. She earned her Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, from Augsburg College.

Dawn is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of Minnesota, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Eighth and Eleventh Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court. She is also a qualified neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota Supreme Court's General Rules of Practice. Dawn has been named a "Rising Star" by Minnesota Law and Politics numerous times and was named a "SuperLawyer" in 2014, her first year of eligibility for that honor. She was named to the list of Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota in 2012 and again in 2015. ​

Dawn lives in Saint Louis Park with her daughter, Julia, and two cats, Clark Kent and Purrcy Jackson. ​