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Pursuing Minnesota Mary Hahn
Mary Hahn

Mary Hahn

Advocating for clients for 26 years.

28 years of experience

Business Law, Construction Law, Divorce, Employment Law, Family Law, Appeals & Appellate, Landlord Tenant, Real Estate Law, Personal Injury



PRACTICE AREAS Civil Litigation, General Business, Contract Disputes, Appeals, Family Law, Employment Law, Construction Law Mary Hahn has honed her skills in the courtroom over the last 25 years, specializing in civil litigation and appellate law, in particular multi-party business litigation, construction law, business contract disputes and divorce proceedings. She practices in State District Courts and in Federal Court. She has substantial appellate law experience. She serves as the firm’s primary practitioner at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. BACKGROUND AND EDUCATION Prior to moving to Northfield in 2000, Hahn practiced law at the Atlanta construction law firm of Shapiro, Fussel, Wedge, Smotherman, Martin & Price. Hahn graduated in 1993 from the University of North Carolina School of Law in Chapel Hill, with Honors, is a published author, and was on the North Carolina Law Review. She received her undergraduate degree, also with Honors, from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1990. Hahn’s colleagues credit her for detailed preparation, as well as her clear and effective presentation in Court. “I am confident in my ability to anticipate the twists that litigation may take, while advocating aggressively for my client,” she says. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Hahn teaches legal seminars through Community Education on topics such as real estate, buying and selling a home, employment law and tips for small business owners. Hahn is a proud member of the Northfield Rotary Club. She presently serves on the Legal and Compliance Team for North Star Rotary, working with in-bound and out-bound Rotary Youth Exchange students. Hahn served as President of the Board of the Northfield Arts Guild, and President of the Board of League of Women Voters, Northfield-Cannon Falls. She served on the board of the Northfield Fine Arts Boosters (NFAB), and Women in Northfield Giving Support (WINGS). She served as president of the Rice County Bar Association. View More ›


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Practice Area

Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes,
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation,
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce,
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination,
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law,
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals,
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights,
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law,
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death,

Professional Experience

Associate Attorney
Shapiro, Fussell, Wedge, Smotherman & Martin
1993 - 1999


University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

J.D. (1993)

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

B.A. (1990) | History

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Professional Associations

Minnesota State Bar



Minnesota State Bar
5th District Bar Association


2001 - Current

5th District Bar Association
Rice County Bar Association

member and past president

2001 - Current

Rice County Bar Association
American Bar Association


2001 - Current

American Bar Association

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Hvistendahl, Moersch, Dorsey & Hahn, P.A.
311 Water Street South Northfield, MN 55057
Telephone: (507) 645-9358
Fax: (507) 645-9350

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