Debra Yerigan L

Debra E. Yerigan

Adjunct Professor
Phone: 612-672-3624


BA, St. Cloud State University, summa cum laude
JD, Hamline University School of Law (1985), cum laude


Debra Yerigan is an attorney at Messerli & Kramer. She has practiced exclusively in the area of family law since 1989. Yerigan believes that focusing on one area of the law gives her the opportunity to provide the best services to her clients. She has been admitted to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is a member of the Family Law Sections of the American, Minnesota State and Hennepin County Bar Associations. She is an adjudicative qualified neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice. Yerigan has received numerous honors, including being named a Minnesota Super Lawyers and included on the Minnesota Super Lawyers list of Top 100 Super Lawyers, being named to the Top 40 Women Super Lawyer list, as well as being named among the Top 40 Minnesota Family Law Attorneys, the Best Lawyers in Minnesota, and the Best Lawyers in America. She has served on Board of Governors of Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and was featured in a Minnesota Super Lawyers 2010 magazine article entitled Divorce With Dignity.