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Lauri A. Schmid

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  • J.D., Hamline University School of Law
  • B.A., Concordia College


  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota

Lauri is an attorney in DeWitt’s Minneapolis office specializing in a diverse array of practice areas that allows her to assist individuals and businesses with legal issues they face everyday. 

Her experience includes navigating the complexities of Trust & Estates planning, where her meticulous approach ensures that clients' wishes are safeguarded for generations to come through estate planning, probate and trust administration. 

In addition to her work in estate planning, Lauri has proven herself as an asset to businesses seeking legal guidance. Her keen understanding of business law allows her to provide strategic counsel on a wide range of issues, ensuring that her clients' interests are protected in every facet of their operations.

She is also well-versed in real estate transactions, bringing a comprehensive approach to property-related legal matters. Whether assisting clients with acquisitions, sales, or lease agreements, Lauri's skills ensure a smooth and legally sound process.

She is skilled in bankruptcy matters with experience in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases, which has made her a valuable resource for individuals and businesses facing financial challenges. 

Beyond her practice, Lauri is an active member of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Section. Her involvement in this professional community underscores her commitment to keeping up with the latest legal developments and contributing to the growth of her field.


  • Minnesota State Bar Association – Bankruptcy Section, Officer 2015-2019
  • Minnesota State Bar Association – Bankruptcy Section, Pro Bono Committee 2013-present

Awards & Recognitions

  • Martindale-Hubbell Client Champion Platinum Distinction (2024)
  • Super Lawyers (2023)
  • Martindale-Hubbell Client Champion Gold Distinction (2023)
  • North Star Lawyer (2016-present)
  • Martindale-Hubbell Client Champion Silver Distinction (2020-2022)
  • Raeder Larson Public Service Award (2018)