Micaela Wattenbarger, Esq.
Ms. Wattenbarger is an Associate Attorney at Arnold, Rodman & Kretchmer, PA. Ms. Wattenbarger graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2014. While in law school she worked as a law clerk with Deckert & Van Loh, P.A., focusing on family law and real estate law, and as a certified student attorney with the University’s Indian Child Welfare Act clinic. Ms. Wattenbarger joined Arnold, Rodman & Kretchmer in February 2015 and has gained significant experience during her time here. Ms. Wattenbarger has experience guiding clients through cases involving property division, pre-nuptial agreements, spousal maintenance, child support, paternity, parenting time, child custody, and child protection. Ms. Wattenbarger aims to help her clients reach fair and equitable agreements while keeping legal expenses at a minimum. If an agreement cannot be reached, Ms. Wattenbarger ensures that her clients are passionately advocated for in the courtroom. She is currently volunteering her time with Tubman Center as a pro bono attorney.
University of Minnesota School of Law; Juris Doctor 2014, Cum Laude
Cedarville University; Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science 2011, Magna Cum Laude
Admitted to Practice Law in the State of Minnesota
Bridge Fellow – Judge Susan Richard Nelson (October 2014 – February 2015)
Law Clerk – Deckert & Van Loh, P.A. (April 2013 – June 2014)
Law Clerk/Certified Student Attorney – Indian Child Welfare Act Clinic (September 2013 – May 2014)
International Moot Court Student Director (September 2013 – May 2014), Participant (September 2012 – May 2013)
Recipient of the University of Minnesota’s Dean’s Distinguished Scholarship (2011-2014)
Minnesota State Bar Association Member