Michael Carano Jr. - A Cordell & Cordell Minneapolis Divorce Attorney

Michael Carano Jr.

Litigation Attorney

Edina divorce attorney Michael Carano Jr.Edina divorce attorney Michael Carano Jr. chooses to practice family law because of the opportunity it presents to counsel those who are going through a challenging and uncertain time in their lives.

“I believe my ability to remain a source of stability for my clients through uncertain times is of the utmost importance,” he said.

Mr. Carano’s clients can expect that they will be heard and that he will provide meaningful and accurate representation. Divorce is never an easy process, but it is not something you have to go through alone. Mr. Carano is there to ensure that the interests of you and your children are championed in and out of family court.

Licenses & Admissions

Mr. Carano is licensed to practice in Minnesota.


Mr. Carano received his Bachelor of Arts in political science and philosophy from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Mr. Carano was a judicial law clerk in the Second Judicial District of Minnesota. He worked primarily on child prosecution and family law matters.


  • Mr. Carano earned a CALI Award in Professional Responsibility while in law school.
  • Mr. Carano was named to the Dean’s List while in law school.


"​Michael did an excellent job. He was timely in his communications and explained the process so there were not any surprises.​"
"​Michael is an amazing lawyer and he's doing the best possible job. He's very honest and doing what is best for me and my daughter. ​
"​Michael was very responsive to my needs. He always got back to me quickly. He was excellent with keeping me informed of what my ex was doing. I wouldn't hesitate to use Michael again!"