Elizabeth earned her B.A. degree from Winona State University in 1997, graduating summa cum laude with a major in psychology and a minor in communications. Pursuing her dream, she went on to receive her law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul graduating cum laude. She was admitted to the Minnesota State Bar in 2002.
Since opening her own practice in Burnsville in 2008, Elizabeth has focused solely on family law and criminal defense law. She is a firm believer in the power of networking and is active in Business Networking International. She is also a member of the Burnsville Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Board of Directors for Animal Ark.
When not at work, Elizabeth enjoys being with her husband, family and friends. She has competed in two local bodybuilding contests and has completed seven marathons.
Elizabeth has presented at four Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars.
She presented on the following topics:
Grandparent’s Rights, February 2008, Las Vegas, Nevada;
Competing Presumptions of Paternity, September 2009, Lutsen, Minnesota;
Parental Alienation/Alignment, March 2010, New Orleans, Louisiana; and
Family Law Mediation and the Court of Appeals, October 2011, Savannah, Georgia.
Business Networking International, Leads to Referrals Chapter
Burnsville Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors Animal Ark
Elizabeth has been practicing law in the state of Minnesota since 2002, primarily in the areas of family and criminal law. She established her own law firm, Elizabeth M. Porter, LLC, in 2008.