Lisa J. Bowen

Lisa J. Bowen

Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate, Business, Real Estate

Ms. Bowen has been practicing law since 1995. Ms. Bowen represents clients in Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate, Real Estate and Business matters. She has been a guest speaker at Minnesota State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminars on topics such as tax planning and estate planning. She is an active member of the Elder Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association and serves on the Probate and Trust Law Section Council. In addition, Ms. Bowen is a frequent guest speaker in the local community on estate planning topics.

Alexandria and its surrounding community is a vibrant and thriving area. Ms. Bowen’s clients represent a wide cross section of the community, from families just starting out with a new business venture to those planning for business succession, retirement and wealth preservation. She enjoys providing a high quality of comprehensive legal services to her clients which include business planning, tax planning, estate planning and long term care planning.


JD 1995 cum laude, Hamline University School of Law (Silver Gavel Honor Society, Law Review);
BA 1991 cum laude, University of Minnesota.


1995 Minnesota;
1995 U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

Employment History

1996-present, Thornton, Dolan, Bowen, Klecker & Burkhammer, P.A. (Partner from 1998 to present);
1995-1996, attorney, Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Litigation Support Unit.

Professional Associations

Douglas County Bar Association;
Seventh Judicial District Bar Association;
Seventh Judicial District Ethics Committee and Investigator;
Minnesota State Bar Association;
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).

Community Involvement

Board member-Alexandria Technical College Foundation;
PAST Board Member-Knute Nelson Memorial Home and Knute Nelson Memorial Home Foundation;
PAST Board Member-Alexandria Area Community Foundation.