Niecie M. Strand - A Cordell & Cordell Minneapolis Divorce Attorney

Niecie M. Strand

Litigation Manager

Edina divorce attorney Niecie M. StrandEdina divorce attorney Niecie M. Strand enjoys working individually with people going through life transitions. That’s what drew her to family law.

“While family law matters are stressful and difficult proceedings, it is important to understand that most change is that way,” Ms. Strand said. “Being able to help individuals navigate these changes and answer their questions is incredibly rewarding.”

Ms. Strand is extremely patient and able to stay calm through adversity. That comes in handy as family law matters are among the most difficult legal proceedings an individual can go through.

“I find it is helpful for my clients that I am able to stay calm when things get especially tough,” Ms. Strand said.

There are ups and downs with just just about every divorce case. Despite all those twists and turns, Ms. Strand never loses sight of what she is fighting for.

“It helps to take a deep breath,” Ms. Strand said. “This will likely get more difficult before it gets better. Keep your focus on the goal and let’s get there together.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Strand is licensed to practice in Minnesota.


Ms. Strand earned her Bachelor of Arts in political science from Hamline University. She received her Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Strand worked in a general practice firm as a paralegal and attorney. Her primary areas of practice included family law, estate planning, and probate.


  • Minnesota Bar Association


  • Graduated summa cum laude in law school
  • Named to Dean’s list each semester
  • Won CALI awards in Civ. Pro. 1 and II, Legal Research and Writing III, Real Property, and Torts


"​Niecie has done everything exceptionally well and has kept me well informed and worked very quickly. I cannot complain about a thing."
"​Niecie was incredibly helpful throughout the entire process. She always seemed to go above and beyond. Her guidance was exceptional.​"
"​Niecie was very good and very accommodating. I think she was great! For a bad time in my life, it was a good experience working with her. She always got back to me quickly with answers and if she didn't have the answer right away, she would always make sure to find it for me. She did a really great job!"

"Niecie was fantastic, always available when needed and communicated very well. It was a pleasure to work with her. My daughter is extremely happy with the new parenting time. Stephanie and Bethany where a great help as well." 


​"Niecie and Stephanie both have been exceptional. Niecie made it very clear she is here for me and also willing to allow me to follow my gut in certain situations. This has been a battle for me personally, and I wouldn't recommend a better person to lead others. Both Niecie and Stephanie have been exceptional. Thank you again."


"Niecie kept me informed, and I thought she did a good job of giving me my options. I was very pleased with that."