Attorney Steven M. Press


Attorney Steven M. Press


I have thirty years of broad legal experience.  I focus my practice on guardianships, conservatorships, estate planning and probate.  I have represented both petitioners and respondents in guardianship and conservatorship proceedings giving me a unique perspective on the guardianship/ conservatorship process.


Outside of the office, I served as a Ramsey County Conciliation Court Referee for thirteen years. 


I earned my law degree from the University of Wisconsin and my undergraduate degree from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island,


I have published the following works and have taught the following classes:


"Setting Aside the Debts of a Protected Person: The Transaction Set-Aside -- An Available and Useful Remedy"  Journal of the Minnesota Association for Guardianship & Conservatorship


Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, “Planning & Drafting for Small Estates.” Speaker, 2015, 2017 & 2019


Ramsey County Bar Association, “Guardianships & Conservatorships and the One Rule of Evidence You Need to Know.” Speaker


LifeSpan Services, Inc. Guest Speaker, "Estate Planning for Mid-Career and Pre-Retirement Employees."


"The Basics of Guardianship, The Difference Between Guardianship & Conservatorship and As a Care Manager, Why You Need to Know


"Understanding Guardianship & Conservatorship Issues in Hospice Care."


Hennepin County Bar Association, “Conciliation Court: A Place to Sta