Ellen M. Schreder

Ellen M. SchrederEllen Schreder graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor’s Degree in 1984, then graduated cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law in January of 1990.

Ellen worked for Hennepin County as the first female officer at the men’s workhouse in Plymouth, both before and during law school. She worked as a law clerk for Hennepin County District Court Judge Gary Larson, who is still on the Bench, and for John Borg, who has since left his judicial post. Ellen worked as an Assistant Hennepin County Attorney before joining the law firm of Carson & Clelland in 1991.

Ellen started her practice at Carson & Clelland doing criminal prosecution and family law. As her family law practice grew, her time as a prosecutor decreased. Ellen now practices solely in the field of family law, and works will all types of family law cases, including but not limited to, dissolution, custody and parenting time, post decree issues and modifications, third party custody, grandparent visitation, adoptions and step-parent adoptions.

Ellen has been appointed as a Special Master in family law and is certified as an early neutral evaluator, and is available to participate both in Social and Financial Early Neutral Evaluations.

Ellen resides in the north suburbs with her family.  She enjoys bicycling and all things outdoors, including spending time at her cabin.