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Melanie A. Liska

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Melanie is a partner at Tarrant & Liska, PLLC. She graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead Minnesota where she received her B.A. in Sociology. Melanie graduated cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law in 2001. Melanie is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Ramsey County Bar Association where she formerly served as the co-chair of the Real Estate and Solo/Small Firm sections. Melanie currently serves on the court-appointed Guardianship and Conservatorship panels for Ramsey County and Hennepin County.


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 2001
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Concordia College
    • B.A.
    • Major: Sociology

Pro-Bono Activities

  • "Ask the Lawyer" volunteer at West 7th Community Center, 2007 to Present

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Bar Association, Real Estate Section, former Co-Chair
  • Ramsey County Bar Association, Solo/Small Firm Section, former Co-Chair

Practice Areas

  • Probate & Trust Administration
  • Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts
  • Guardianship/Conservatorship
  • Real Estate


  • Dean's List, Concordia College - Moorhead, MN
  • Rural Scholarship, Concordia College - Moorhead, MN
  • C.A.L.I. Award for Excellence: Estate & Gift Taxation
  • C.A.L.I Award for Excellence: Negotiating and Drafting Business Agreements
  • 21st Century Scholarship, William Mitchell College of Law