Kain & Scott is open and fully staffed during our normal hours! UPDATE: Starting June 1, 2020 Kain & Scott will offer in-person initial consultations and review and sign appointments for those who are willing to use hand sanitizer and wear a mask while in-office (one will be provided to you if you don’t have one). In-person appointments are only available to guests who are not sick on the date of the in-person appointment and who have not had Covid 19 symptoms in the last 14 days from the appointment date. Any in-person appointment can be easily converted to a phone, Skype, Face Time, or Zoom appointment if necessary. For those who prefer, we can still do the initial consultation and review and sign appointment by phone, Skype, Face Time, or Zoom.

Margaret R. Henehan

St. Cloud, MN

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Why I Became a MN Bankruptcy Lawyer

I first got the desire to become a MN Bankruptcy Lawyer while doing a year of AmeriCorps service after college. I was working with low-income individuals that struggled to understand and navigate the legal system---whether it was a criminal offense, a dispute with a landlord or an immigration matter, these clients had little resources to turn to.

I grew up in St. Paul, MN in a family that valued education and service to others. I come from a long line of teachers and social workers. My parents made financial sacrifices so my sister and I could attend the private school down the block. I worked throughout high school and always held down more than one job in college.

After law school I went to work for Volunteer Lawyers Network, a legal services non-profit, as the inaugural Nancy C. Dreher bankruptcy fellow and worked to promote access to bankruptcy for low-income Minnesotans. Now I focus exclusively on Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy.

I can easily put myself in my client’s shoes when it comes to overwhelming student loan debt and unexpected medical bills. I can relate to the stress debt can cause and hope I can be part of the solution to relieve your stress and get you back on solid ground.

I live in Minneapolis with my boyfriend. I love traveling yearly to Miami and Grand Marais, swimming, trying new restaurants and bargain hunting.

  • J.D.- William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2013
  • B.A.- University of Saint Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota 2008
    • Honors: Cum Laude
    • Major: Geography and Political Science
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