Mediation and Neutral Services

Mediation and Neutral Services

The people who are involved disputes are in the best position to develop resolutions that are workable and mutually beneficial for themselves. However, when parties are at odds, it usually takes a third person to work with the parties and their attorneys to reach a mutual solution. Steven Messick is a skilled mediator, and has experience assisting parties resolve their disputes without the need for further litigation.

 Steven earned a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the Hamline Dispute Resolution Institute (now the Mitchell Hamline Dispute Resolution Institute). He is on the Minnesota Roster of Qualified Neutrals as a mediator in civil matters. 

 Steven provides mediation services in family, general civil, probate, and trust and estate matters.

Empowering parties to reach reasonable and lasting solutions.

In addition to mediation, Steven also serves as an adjudicator of civil disputes. This includes arbitration, neutral fact finding, and early neutral evaluation of civil matters.

Most recently, Steven was appointed by the Rice County District Court to serve as a neutral factfinder in a highly contested estate dispute. Steven has also been appointed by the Chief Judge of the Third Judicial District as a referee to hear and decide conciliation (small claims court) cases.

About Messick Law

Messick Law was founded by Steven Messick, a highly respected lawyer in the State of Minnesota. Steven currently serves as a council member of the Minnesota State Bar Association. He has an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell for strong legal ability and high ethical standards. Super Lawyers® has further recognized Steven as a Rising Star since 2019. As an experienced litigator he is also a counselor and mediator who provides practical solutions to complex legal problems.

Unique Solutions for Your Legal Concerns

Messick Law serves clients across the State of Minnesota. In and out of court, we advocate for clients, developing solutions specific to each case. We consider all possible outcomes, and work to ensure you get the best one possible.