Amanda Anne Bloomgren

Bloomgren Hanson Legal

About Amanda Anne Bloomgren

Amanda grew up in Minnetonka, Minnesota. Growing up she spent most of her time in the goalie net and on the soccer field. After high school, Amanda attended the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and received a degree in public relations and marketing while spending the majority of her time rowing on the Crew team and working at the Pillsbury Company as a Recipe Production Specialist (seriously). Unenthused by her job prospects after graduating, Amanda decided to take the law school entrance exam (for an interesting story, ask her what happened the night before the test).When Amanda decided on the University of St. Thomas for law school, her mother said "Finally, why didn't she listen to me and her heart sooner?" At UST, Amanda participated in the elder law clinical program, externed for then District Judge Francis Connolly, and received her certification as a Qualified Neutral in both family and civil law.After graduating from UST, magna cum laude, Amanda joined the law firm of Melchert Hubert Sjodin in Waconia, Minnesota. At MHS, Amanda spent her time practicing in a wide variety of areas and learned that she most enjoys solving problems for real people: individuals, families and small businesses. In 2011, Amanda and partner, Katie Hanson opened the law firm of Bloomgren Hanson Legal with a goal of providing practical people focused legal services. Amanda's practice areas include family law, real estate, small business issues and general civil litigation. Amanda believes that the real way to solve problems is not through the court system, but by taking a proactive approach in planning and dispute resolution. That being said, Amanda's experience a wide variety of types of litigation allows her to effectively and efficiently represent her clients in the court room when necessary.



Work experience

Bloomgren Hanson Legal
Attorney | 2011 - Present
All successful businesses require general counsel to address the complexities of their daily legal issues and, when necessary, coordinate outside counsel to pursue and protect their interests. Successful individuals, families, and small businesses should be no different. Your lives are complicated, ...
Melchert Hubert Sjodin, PLLP
Associate | 2005 - 2011


University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
J.D., Law | 2003 - 2006
Activities: Intraschool Moot Court Competition, Judicial Externship with then Hennepin County District Court Judge Francis Connolly, Elder Law Clinic. Honors: President's Scholarship; Graduated Magna Cum Laude
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
B.S., Marketing and Public Relations | 1998 - 2002
Activities: During my undergraduate education I was a member of the University of Minnesota Women's Rowing team during its inagural year as a varsity sport (Go Title IX). I also worked full time as a Recipe Production Specialist for the Pillsbury Company.
American University
Journalism | 2001 - 2001


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