Staff Profiles

Kathleen Fedor, Client Relations Director

Kathleen Fedor is the Client Relations Director for our law firm.  Kathleen manages the firm’s overall marketing and strategic planning programs, community events and client relations.  She is responsible for conducting market research, evaluating market conditions, and the planning, development and implementation of the firm’s marketing plan.  She continually updates the community through different media sources to ensure that Mullen & Guttman, PLLC remains a valued resource for Estate Planning to families in Minneapolis, St. Paul and throughout Minnesota.


Kathleen has over 12 years’ experience in marketing and client relations.  Before joining our firm, she worked in marketing for a financial services firm where she developed strong leadership and communication skills, as well as marketing management and strategic planning experience. 


Kathleen graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a Master’s of Business Administration degree and Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication.


Kathleen enjoys traveling, spending time at the Minneapolis lakes and volunteering with an animal rescue group.

Heather Henseler, Administrative Assistant

Heather is the administrative assistant and receptionist with our firm. Her friendly voice answers our phones and greets visitors to our office. Heather provides our firm with consistent clerical support and organizational service. Heather also assists with estate plan document signings and has a variety of other responsibilities in the office.


Heather has prior experience as an administrative assistant and various customer service positions. Through these experiences, she discovered a love of working for and with others. Her natural ability with people translated easily into great service for our clients.


Heather has always called Minnesota home and currently resides in her favorite city: Minneapolis. Heather enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, reading, watching movies and attending live music performances.

Holly Staples, Paralegal

Holly Staples is a Paralegal at our firm.  Holly plays an active role in overseeing production, review, and the finalizing of estate planning documents. She also assists the probate and trust administration department of the firm.


Holly has been a Paralegal for 10 years working for law firms and companies in Minnesota, Michigan, the Cayman Islands and Bermuda. 

Holly works diligently to prepare estate plan documents, as well as deeds and real estate transfer documents.  She prides herself on her file management skills and spends much of her time meeting with our clients to ensure they properly understand the estate plan documents and fund their trusts.


Holly graduated in 2004 from Inver Hills Community College with an Associates of Science, Paralegal Studies Degree.  Since graduation she has worked in areas of law that include Estate Planning, Probate, Trust Administration, Criminal Prosecution, Criminal Defense, Corporate Law, Workers’ Compensation, Litigation and Real Estate.  


Holly grew up in Bloomington, Minnesota.  She met her husband Chris who is from Toronto, Canada in Bermuda when they were both living and working there.  They enjoy traveling all over the world whenever they get a chance, spending time at the family cabin in northern Minnesota, attending sporting events and spending time outdoors enjoying various activities.      

Maren Westby, Client Relations Coordinator

Maren is the Client Relations Coordinator with our firm. Maren’s top priority is to ensure that our clients have a fantastic experience with our firm.  Maren also helps to prepare estate plan documents, assists with estate plan document signings and has a variety of other responsibilities in the office. Multi-tasking comes naturally to Maren, as does her concern and care for our clients.


Before joining our law firm, Maren worked as a preschool teacher in Edina and at her family's winery in Salem, Oregon. Both roles channeled her love of working for and with others. Her natural ability with people translated easily into great service for our clients.


Maren graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from St. Olaf College in 2012. Her hard work and dedication has allowed her to wear many hats at our firm.


Raised on a vineyard in Salem, Oregon, Maren now calls St. Louis Park home. Maren enjoys spending time with her family and friends. When she is not at work, Maren likes to do yoga, go for walks, cook, and go wine tasting.

Mullen & Guttman PLLC has offices in Edina, MN, St. Michael, MN, & Lake Elmo, MN and provides estate planning services to individuals and families throughout Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the surrounding communities. We provide legal services in the following counties: Hennepin, Ramsey, Dakota, Anoka, Wright, Washington and Carver.

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