Mary Frances Price, Attorney
Mary Frances Price is a graduate of William Mitchell College of Law and received her undergraduate degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. She has practiced law since 2005, and has counseled and advised hundreds of clients on their estate and elder care plans. Mary Frances provides effective and ethical legal guidance, planning and answers, helping clients make difficult decisions and navigate the complicated issues that arise during times of transition or when planning for the future.
Mary Frances focuses her practice on serving individuals and families who are establishing an estate plan, revising an existing estate plan or dealing with the legal, medical and financial impacts of aging, chronic illness and disability. She has been accredited to practice before the Department of Veterans Affairs since 2008. Since that time she has counseled and advised veterans and their families on accessing state and federal VA benefits. She drafted the chapter on Veterans Benefits for the Elder Law Handbook published by Minnesota Continuing Legal Education. Accordingly, her peers have recognized her as a leader in planning for veteran’s benefits.
Before joining the firm as a partner in March of 2014, Mary Frances was the founder and principal attorney at Edina Estate & Elder Law, P.A. She has also practiced at Maser, Amundson & Price, P.A. Before entering private practice she served as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. Judge Diane Hanson in Minnesota’s First Judicial District.
Mary Frances is a frequent speaker and community educator on a range of estate and elder law issues, including estate planning, asset protection, medical assistance planning and veteran’s benefits. She has been a guest presenter for Mt. Olivet Day Services, University of Minnesota Caring for a Person with Memory Loss Conference, North Memorial Hospice and Home Health Care, Brookdale Senior Living Communities, Minnesota Veterans Home Family Council, Dakota County, Cargill, Best Buy, Park Nicollet, 7500 York Cooperative in Edina, Park Nicollet Memory Club, the Alzheimer’s Association and many others.
Mary Frances is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Elder Law Section and is licensed to practice in Minnesota State Court. She was nominated to the Elder Law Governing Council in 2012 and is currently serving as Treasurer. She is also accredited to practice before the Department of Veterans Affairs. Mary Frances has also served as faculty for the Probate and Trust Section of the Bar since 2012. She is currently serving as the vice chair for the Elder Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association.
Mary Frances has been named to the Minnesota Super Lawyer list for her excellence in practice in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
When not at work, Mary Frances enjoys running and spending time with her family, which includes her husband, two daughters and Basset Hound, Daisy. She is a certified USA Swimming Official and is currently serving on the Board of Review for