Scott is a business owner, attorney, father of five, husband, Qualified Family Mediator, speaker, coach and community leader. Scott has the ability to connect with people and help them to develop creative solutions to their disputes.
In 2005, Scott founded Berry Law Offices with the philosophy of growing lasting relationships with clients as well as members of the community. To that end, Scott has grown his firm to six members, serves on the Fairview Northland Hospital Board of Directors, has served as the President of the Princeton Chamber of Commerce, actively participated in the "Experience Princeton - It Starts Here!" initiative and conceived the annual “Princeton Block Party,” an event that the community looks forward to attending every year.
Why is this all important? Scott's ability to work with and relate to people allows him to assist his clients to create solutions and resolutions to problems and disputes. He understands when to fight, when to compromise and when to reevaluate proposed solutions to disputes.
William Mitchell College of Law, Juris Doctorate
University of Minnesota, Morris, Bachelor of Arts
Minnesota State Court
Federal District Court - Minnesota
Federal District Court - Western District of Wisconsin
Tribal Court - Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Pete is a second career attorney, coming to Berry Law offices after his retirement as a law enforcement officer in Wisconsin with over 28-years of service. Pete's last 8-years of law enforcement he was elected to two terms as the Polk County Sheriff. Pete has always had an interest in the law, but it wasn’t until his children were grown that he decided to attend law school with the goal of becoming an attorney.
Pete spent three years on active duty in the US Army where he worked as a helicopter mechanic and Crew Chief. After leaving the Army, he spent two additional years in the Minnesota National Guard as an R.O.T.C. cadet gaining valuable leadership training and experience.
Pete obtained his Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Mount Senario College in 1996. He later went on to attend Mitchell Hamline School of Law, where he graduated with honors and earned his Juris Doctor degree in 2017.
Pete is married and has three adult daughters. In his free time, he is active in hunting, fishing, traveling, and riding his motorcycle.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Juris Doctorate (Cum Laude)
Mount Senario College, Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice
Minnesota State Court
PARALEGAL | QUALIFIED FAMILY MEDIATOR
After years of working with clients dealing with divorce, custody and parenting time issues, Allison attained her qualification as a Family Mediator. Allison not only brings her considerable experience working with families going through divorce, custody and parenting time disputes, but she is known for her empathetic approach.
Many clients have recognized Allison for the sensitivity she exhibits when working with them on their matter. Clients appreciate her enthusiasm and energy. She prides herself on focusing on the details. Allison has a knack for diffusing tense situations to achieve the ultimate goal of resolving the matter.
Allison is a proud mom of three beautiful children. Allison and her husband raise beef cattle and crop farm hundreds of acres in the Braham area. In 2013, Allison was overwhelmingly elected to the Braham Area School Board.
Pine Technical College
Inver Hills Community College
Qualified Family Law Mediator
Faculty Member - Institute for Paralegal Education
Client Service Specialist
Taylor is our client service specialist. In this role, she assists in making sure all of our past, current, and future clients have a wonderful customer service experience from start to finish. She is that smiling face you will always see first when you come into our office.
Taylor grew up in Big Lake, Minnesota and now resides in Zimmerman on the lake with her boyfriend and her 2 dogs. Outside of the office, she likes to spend her free time out on the golf course with her boyfriend, spending quality time with her family and friends, and looking at pictures of dogs.
She values great customer service and truly enjoys and looks forward to being able to help, chat with, and getting to know all of our clients!