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Mike Welch

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Mike serves as the criminal prosecutor for a variety of Minnesota cities. He works closely with police officers, sheriff’s deputies and victims of crime to ensure defendants are held accountable for their actions. His strong reputation in the legal community is a testament to his solid career.


University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 1981
St. Olaf College, B.A., magna cum laude, Department Distinction in Political Science, 1978

Honors & Community

  • Forest Lake Rotary Club, Charter Member, Past President, Paul Harris Fellow
  • Forest Lake Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Past Member
  • Wave Makers Swimming and Diving Booster Club, President 2003-2004
  • Forest lake Alpine Team Booster Club, Board of Directors, 2010-2013
  • Forest Lake Community and Traveling Coach – Baseball, Football and Fastpitch

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota State Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
Practice Areas


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