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“I firmly believe that Mike is the best lawyer I have ever encountered. Many others believe the same!”
“Thank you, Mike for providing excellent knowledge and expertise in our negotiating process! Your actions and temperament are very much appreciated. More importantly, I feel you are an outstanding person that I can consider a friend.”
Mike Rengel joined the firm in 1985 and
continues to practice employment law,
school law, and personal injury law as a
partner in the Fergus Falls location. Mike
takes pride in servicing a broad clientele
located in Minnesota, North Dakota, South
Dakota, and Canada, and is also licensed to
practice in Iowa and Wisconsin. Mike feels
his strength as an attorney comes from his
willingness to listen and offer advice and
direction in the best interests of the client.
Originally from St. Cloud, Mike graduated
from St. Cloud State University before
attending William Mitchell College of Law,
where he received his law degree.
Mike is a member of the Minnesota State
Bar Association, Otter Tail County Bar
Association, Minnesota Trial Lawyers
Association, North Dakota Trial Lawyers
Association, American Trial Lawyers
Association, and the Minnesota School
Boards Association Council of School
Attorneys. He is licensed to practice in state and federal courts, in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Iowa and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Previously, Mike served as a board chair of the statewide "Client Security Board" appointed by the Minnesota State Bar Association.
Community activities are an important part of Mike's life. In addition to serving as a volunteer committee member for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, Mike is active in Our Lady of Victory Church and St. Elizabeth’s Church. He and his wife, Carol, are very involved with their children: Nathan, Anna, Rebecca, and Zachary, and their granddaughter, Lauren.
Mike's special interests include wildlife habitat renovation, hunting, fishing, and anything that takes him outdoors!