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Heidi E. Viesturs

Of Counsel
Location: Minnetonka, Minnesota
Phone: 612-285-3756
Email: Email Me
Ms. Viesturs provides personalized legal representation dedicated to serving clients’ needs for advice, advocacy and legal expertise. She strives to achieve results that exceed expectations through her commitment to clients, and focusing on clients’ goals. Ms. Viesturs has worked with a wide variety of clients through her extensive legal background, including work with Legal Assistance to Minnesota Prisoners and the Legal Aid Society, as well as practicing in the Intellectual Property, Business Litigation, and Personal Injury departments at the national law firm of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi. She served as a city council member and mayor pro tem for a small suburban city, and for four years served on the governing board of a local volunteer fire department. Ms. Viesturs opened her own practice 12 years ago, specializing in litigation and family law. Ms. Viesturs has worked of Counsel with Steele Law Offices for over a decade, focusing on criminal defense and family law.

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Family Law
  • 10% Criminal Defense
  • 10% General Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1999

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. magna cum laude – 1998
    • Honors: Tax Moot Court, Rosalie Wahl Moot Court, National Moot Court
  • University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California
    • B.A. – 1989
    • Major: Double Major — Psychology and Literature

Past Employment Positions

  • Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, Summer Associate and Associate, 1997 – 2004
  • Viesturs Law Office, Owner, 2004 – Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Death Penalty work representing clients on death row in Texas and in Alabama, 1997 – 2004
  • Various family court cases involving dissolution and custody issues, 1998 – Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • Involvement in local government, served on City Council, Charter Commission, & Fire Board