Michelle BesserParalegal

“As a paralegal with a focus in estate planning and related legal work, my passion lies in empowering families to safeguard their legacies. I derive great satisfaction from providing families invaluable peace of mind through meticulous legal support.”

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One of my personal strengths is my effective communication skills, coupled with active listening, allowing me to connect with others and understand their perspectives. Furthermore, I am highly adaptable, readily adjusting to new situations and challenges. 

I was drawn to Henson Efron because of the cohesive team environment with a wide range of skill sets and breadth of knowledge. As part of the team, I focus on:

  • organizing and supporting the drafting of estate planning documents
  • working with clients to collect needed information and assist with beneficiary designations
  • coordinating probate and trust administration, including: collecting assets, preparing pleadings, inventories, and accountings
  • guardianship and conservatorship administration and pleadings
  • preparing and filing fiduciary tax returns
  • real estate deeds and related recordable documents
  • discovery coordination and review
  • researching and file management

My collaborative nature, creativity, attention to detail and strong problem-solving abilities enable me to contribute effectively and succeed in diverse environments.

  • B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College, 2010
  • Paralegal Certificate (ABA Approved), Hamline University, 2011
  • Minnesota Paralegal Association, 2015–Present
  • Volunteer, Wills for Heroes Program, 2015–2017