Kristy Mara

Honsa Mara & Kanne


Kristy helps her family law clients achieve exceptional results by focusing on their needs and objectives. She thinks outside the box to tailor solutions with client goals. Kristy is a powerful negotiator and seasoned litigator. You can count on Kristy and her team to come through in a pinch and handle your issues in a professional and thorough manner.


William Mitchell College of Law 1997 JD

Admitted to Practice

Minnesota 1997

AAML Position(s) Held

  • Minnesota Chapter President
  • National Delegate

Legal Organizations

  • Member Family Law Sections: American Bar Assn.
  • Minnesota State Bar Assn.
  • Hennepin County Bar Assn.

CLE Presentations

  • “Honke v. Honke: The Impact on Spousal Maintenance Modification” The 2022 Family Law Online Institute
  • “3 Hot Topics in Spousal Maintenance – Post-Marriage Assets, Need of the Recipient and Cohabitation” The 2021 Family Law Online Institute
  • “Spousal Maintenance
  • Hot Cases and New Developments” 2020 Advanced Family Law Seminar
  • “Differentiating Marital Efforts (Active) vs. Passive of a Business Interest” 2019 Minnesota CLE
  • “New Developments in Family Law” 2018 Minnesota CLE
  • “Estate Planning and the High Net Worth Divorce,” Family Law Institute, 2009
  • “Exit Strategies- Planning for Divorce,” HCBA Probate and Trust Law Section, February 23, 2009
  • Representing a Custody Case, Volunteer Lawyers Network, 2003
  • 20/20 Foresight: Strategies for Protecting a Business and its Employees During a Divorce, Corporate Practice Institute, 2002
  • Family Law Presenter for Minnesota Paralegals Assn., 2001-2003.

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