JoAnn Evenson, a native of Albany, Minnesota, received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota – Morris in 1989. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School, cum laude, in 1996. JoAnn also has a Masters Degree from the University of Minnesota in Constitutional and Legal History in 1992.
JoAnn is the President of the John E. Simonett American Inn of Court and serves on the Boards of Directors for St. Cloud Area Legal Services (Past President), Mid-Minnesota Legal Assistance and the Stearns/Benton Bar Association. She is the past Chairperson of the Trinity Lutheran Child Development Center Board. In addition, JoAnn is a member of Granite City Rotary Club, Central Minnesota Women Lawyers, Minnesota Women Lawyers, Forum of Executive Women, the Minnesota State Bar Association, St. Cloud Opportunities, and the St Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce. She is a former member of the St. Cloud Sertoma Club. Her nonlegal endeavors include active participation with her daughters in Girl Scouts and serving on the planning committee for the St. Cloud Winter Nights & Lights Parade. JoAnn enjoys gardening, is a University of Minnesota Master Gardener and an active member and treasurer of the Stearns County Master Gardeners.
JoAnn practices in the areas of Family, Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Employment law. She is a certified family law mediator.