Expertise + Service

With over 25 years of experience, we are your trusted partner.


Bender-Kelner Wills, Trusts & Estates, P.A. is a boutique “trusts and estates” law firm devoted to providing its clients with first-rate, highly personalized legal services in a private, easily accessible location.


We provide our clients with a wide variety of services. If you are the fiduciary or beneficiary of an estate or trust, need some up-to-date estate planning documents, or are considering a premarital agreement, we are your trusted partner. Contact us to learn more or set up a meeting to discuss options and/or next steps.


In 2004, Ms. Bender-Kelner founded Bender-Kelner Wills, Trusts & Estates, P.A., a boutique trusts and estates law firm. Prior to founding the law firm, Ms. Bender-Kelner was an attorney and partner in several Twin Cities law firms, and has devoted 25+ years to this practice area. She is Past Chair of the Probate & Trust Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association, a Fellow of ACTEC (American College of Trust and Estate Counsel) and has been designated a “Super Lawyer” every year since 2004.