Areas of Practice

Divorce
Custody/Visitation
Grandparent's Rights
Paternity
Child Support
Orders for Protection
Basic Wills
Landlord/Tenant
Mediation

Ms. Brenda S. Denton - Attorney at Law

Brenda DentonMs. Brenda Denton has been practicing law since 1999.  She grew up in Cloquet, MN and attended the University of Minnesota - Duluth from 1984 - 1988.  After graduating from UMD with a degree in Political Science, she spent two years in Thailand as a United States Peace Corps volunteer.  Brenda then received her Juris Doctorate from Hamline Law School and was admitted to practice law in 1998.  While in law school, she interned with Legal Services of NW Minnesota. After law school, Brenda worked as a law clerk for the Honorable James Wilson in Roseau, MN and then began practicing law in 1999 with Legal Services of NW Minnesota in Bemidji.  Brenda moved back to Duluth in 2001 where she worked with Legal Aid Services of Northeast Minnesota until she opened her own law office in 2007, bringing with her a diverse array of legal experience.

During her years as a legal aid attorney, Brenda conducted scores of trainings and informational meetings for various local groups in the community on various topics.  She has conducted trainings for social workers, domestic violence advocates, law enforcement, religious leaders, housing workers, medical personnel, etc.  Brenda also received training in anger management facilitation from the Wilder Foundation and she worked on developing a program in Roseau. 

In her current practice at Denton Law Office, Brenda's main focus is on family law. In addition to being a lawyer, Brenda serves in other capacities for her clients including:

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Brenda has always been an active member in the community.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Brenda is also active within the legal community.