Adam J. Blahnik is a Minnesota divorce attorney, Prior Lake lawyer and owner and attorney at Blahnik Law Office, PLLC. He received his Juris Doctor degree from William Mitchell College of Law in 2005, and was admitted to practice law in the State of Minnesota in 2005. Mr. Blahnik is also licensed to practice before the United States District Court, District of Minnesota.
As a Prior Lake divorce attorney, Mr. Blahnik places an emphasis on the area of family law for his law firm. However, the firm also handles Minnesota legal matters.
Mr. Blahnik has given an accredited legal presentation on Minnesota child custody and the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, "UCCJEA Basics in Minnesota" at a family law seminar on February 12, 2008.
Mr. Blahnik is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and a member of the family law section therein. He is a member of the Eighth District Bar Association, which covers Scott County, Carver County, Le Sueur County, Sibley County and McLeod County. In addition, Mr. Blahnik is licensed to practice before the Tribal Court of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux (Dakota) Community in Prior Lake and the Tribal Court of the Prairie Island Mdewakanton Dakota Community.
In addition to having his law office in Prior Lake, Mr. Blahnik also resides in Prior Lake with his wife, Terrie. Mr. Blahnik is very active within his community. He is a member of, and is currently on the Board of Directors of the Prior Lake Area Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Blahnik is also a member of, and is currently on the Board of Directors of the Prior Lake Rotary Club. In addition, Mr. Blahnik has been appointed to, and is currently a member of the Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) in the City of Prior Lake.
Mr. Blahnik teaches Junior Achievement classes to second graders at the public schools in Prior Lake. He has also taught classes on "how to start your own business" as part of the Community Education Program through the Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools.
Mr. Blahnik was born in the city of Rochester, Minnesota. He grew up on a small farm with his six siblings near the town of Caledonia, Minnesota located in the far southeastern corner of Minnesota. He graduated from Caledonia High School in 1995. Mr. Blahnik attended post-secondary education at Mankato State University from 1995 to 1997. In 1997 Mr. Blahnik transferred to Winona State University in Winona, Minnesota and in 1999 he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with a Paralegal major and a Political Science minor. Mr. Blahnik received his Juris Doctor degree from William Mitchell College of Law in 2005 and has been a practicing attorney since 2005.
Mr. Blahnik enjoys the Minnesota outdoors, particularly during the "warmer" months. Mr. Blahnik makes a point to take an annual fishing trip with his three brothers and his father every spring in northern Minnesota or Canada. As part of his "country roots," Mr. Blahnik also enjoys gardening and landscaping his Prior Lake home, where his perennial gardens seem to grow perpetually every year.
- Minnesota State College & University - Winona State University
- B.S. | Paralegal and Political Science
- William Mitchell College of Law
- Minnesota State College & University - Minnesota State University, Mankato
- Paralegal/Law Clerk/Attorney
- Sieloff and Associates, P.A.
- Minnesota State Bar
- Business Law
- Domestic Violence
- Landlord Tenant
- Real Estate Law
- General Civil