Michelle Kelsey graduated from Hamline University with a BA in Legal Studies in 1999 and received her Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law in 2001. After receiving her law license, Michelle worked as a clerk for the Honorable Timothy R. Bloomquist in Kanabec County, MN for a short time before accepting an associate attorney position in Cambridge, MN.
Michelle has been practicing in Cambridge, MN, first an associate attorney, then as a partner in a local law firm, since 2002. She was named a Minnesota Super Lawyer "Rising Star" by Minnesota Law and Politics magazine in 2007 and was the president of the 18th district bar association in 2008. Michelle has an AVVO rating of excellent. Michelle opened Kelsey Law Office in July 2011.
Michelle grew up in the Forest Lake area. She and her family have lived in the Isanti County area for 17 years. Outside of work, Michelle enjoys traveling, sailing, shooting, and running.
Melissa Engel has been a member of the Kelsey Law Office team since 2012 and acts as the Support Staff Supervisor and Legal Assistant to Michelle Kelsey. Melissa has experience in the areas of family law and criminal defense, including mediation and ENE support. Outside of the office, Melissa enjoys cooking and attending local events and concerts.