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Katie Kranz


Areas of Practice

My passion is in community education. It is so important to plan for the future, but this can also be overwhelming. Simplifying complex issues through community education is one way to give individuals the tools they need to ensure they have the right plan in place.

Katie Kranz serves individuals, local governments and businesses as an attorney in our Estate Planning, Trust and Probate practice area, as well as our Municipal Law and Business Law groups.

Katie takes pride in guiding clients through the estate planning process in a meaningful, easy to understand way that meets each clients' individual needs, and that will preserve their assets and protect their family. Areas of expertise include:

  • Wills
  • Estate & gift tax planning
  • Trusts – Revocable and
    complex trust planning
  • Post death planning
  • Healthcare directives
  • Probate assistance

In addition to her Estate Planning work, Katie serves as municipal civil counsel to the community of St. Mary’s Point, MN in matters of community development, licensing, real estate, utilities and telecommunications, and land use. She also counsels business owners and commercial clients with Business Organization, Business Structure and Succession Planning needs. Examples include:

  • Organizational structure
  • Shareholder/ownership agreements
  • Family ownership planning & transactions
  • Buy/sell agreements

Katie lives in Stillwater with her husband, daughter and son. When she's not serving clients, Katie spends her time mentoring young professionals in her hometown of Hudson, WI, and enjoys cheering on her beloved Minnesota Twins.

Contact KATIE Today.

Call 651-439-2878 or send an e-mail to schedule an appointment


  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin


  • University of St. Thomas School of Law, St. Paul, MN
    – J.D.
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, WI
    – B.S.


  • Minnesota State Bar Association
    – Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
    – Member
  • 19th District Bar Association
    – Member


  • Hudson Chamber of Commerce
    – Board Member
  • Hudson Hospital Foundation
    – Board Member
  • Planned Giving Committee (Hospital)
    – Member
  • Women, Wealth & Wellness
    – Contributing Educator, Speaker
  • Wills for Heroes
    – Volunteer