Kelly C. Engebretson, Attorney


Kelly Engebretson is an attorney with Moss & Barnett practicing with the firm's litigation, accountant law, communications, regulated industries, and construction law teams. She assists businesses and individuals with their litigation needs, including commercial and business disputes, contractor side construction industry disputes, professional liability claims, personal torts, and a variety of other areas.

Kelly represents telecommunications and electric cooperatives offering broadband in rural areas, providing regulatory and compliance counsel. She also represents telecom clients before state regulatory bodies and in litigation matters.

Prior to joining Moss & Barnett, Kelly clerked for the Honorable Margaret H. Chutich at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. She is a summa cum laude graduate of William Mitchell College of Law, where she served as Executive Editor of the William Mitchell Law Review and was a member of the National Native American Law Students Association Moot Court Team.

Practice Areas

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • Minnesota Telecom Alliance

Honors & Recognition

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Employment Law
  • Third Best Oralist at the National Native American Law Students Association Moot Court Competition

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN, J.D., summa cum laude
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, B.S., School of Industrial and Labor Relations

Board Membership

  • American Bandy Association – Board Member

Community Involvement

  • William Mitchell College of Law – “Mitchell Mentor Program” Mentor

Personal Interests:

Kelly is currently a member of the United States Women's National Bandy Team (which represented the United States at the 2014, 2016, and 2018 Bandy World Championships), and she was the captain of the Cornell University Women's Ice Hockey Team while attending Cornell University. In addition to bandy and ice hockey, Kelly enjoys horseback riding and pheasant and duck hunting.