Melanie A. Liska

Melanie A. Liska

St Paul, Minnesota

Melanie is a partner at Tarrant & Liska, PLLC. She graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead Minnesota where she received her B.A. in Sociology. Melanie graduated cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law in 2001. Melanie is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Ramsey County Bar Association where she formerly served as the co-chair of the Real Estate and Solo/Small Firm sections. Melanie currently serves on the court-appointed Guardianship and Conservatorship panels for Ramsey County and Hennepin County.

Areas of Practice

  • Probate & Trust Administration
  • Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts
  • Guardianship/Conservatorship
  • Real Estate


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. cum laude - 2001
  • Concordia College
    • B.A.
    • Major: Sociology

Honors and Awards

  • Dean's List, Concordia College - Moorhead, MN
  • Rural Scholarship, Concordia College - Moorhead, MN , 1987 - 1991
  • C.A.L.I. Award for Excellence: Estate & Gift Taxation
  • C.A.L.I Award for Excellence: Negotiating and Drafting Business Agreements
  • 21st Century Scholarship, William Mitchell College of Law, 1997 - 2001

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Bar Association, Real Estate Section, former Co-Chair
  • Ramsey County Bar Association, Solo/Small Firm Section, former Co-Chair

Pro Bono Activities

  • "Ask the Lawyer" volunteer at West 7th Community Center, 2007 - Present