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Michael L. Jorgenson

Michael Jorgenson has practiced law at Charlson & Jorgenson since 1987. President of the firm since 2000, he covers all of the firm's practice areas, and emphasizes the areas of family law, civil litigation, and business law. Jorgenson earned his juris doctorate degree cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1987, and his bachelor's degree from North Dakota State University in Fargo in 1984. He lives with his family in Thief River Falls.

Bar Admissions:


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit (1990)

  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota (1990)

  • Minnesota State bar (1987)




  • University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1987), Gamma Eta Gamma

  • North Dakota State University (B.A., 1984)



  • Fourteenth District Bar Association (President, 2002-2003)

  • Minnesota State Bar Association



Practice Areas:


  • Family Law

  • Civil Litigation

  • Business Law

  • Criminal Defense

  • Probate

  • Real Estate

  • Personal Injury & Wrongful Death


Notable Published Appellate cases:


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