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763.780.8500 Toll Free: 800.422.3486 info@bgs.com

200 Coon Rapids Blvd. NW, #400
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Elizabeth A. Schading Special Counsel

Elizabeth A. Schading is an experienced family lawyer and Minnesota Statewide ADR Rule 114 Neutral Mediator. Liz has been practicing family law exclusively for almost 30 years. She now focuses on mediation, early neutral evaluation, and arbitration. Litigants may also design an alternative resolution process of their liking, which may be a hybrid of traditional processes but suits their needs and personalities. The objective is always to reach an agreement determined by the parties who maintain control over the outcome.

Practice Areas

  • Alimony and spousal support
  • Child support
  • Custody and parenting time
  • Divorce
  • Paternity
  • Mediation
  • Minnesota, 1992
  • J.D., University of Minnesota Law School, 1992
  • B.S., Syracuse University, 1986
  • Minnesota Statewide ADR Rule 114 Neutral Mediator
  • U.S. Navy, 1979-1985
  • Anoka County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association


  • Lawyer there was very helpfully even without hiring her. Thank you

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  • Great people.

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  • I am very pleased with the professionalism of Barna, Guzy and Steffen. They helped me settle an employment issue and were very prompt and competitive. I strongly recommend them if you are looking for professional, honesty and friendly service. And their staff is awesome!

    Jenifer S

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  • Divorce is not easy and a custody battle is the worst, I have had the opportunity to work with Lindsay Fischbach and she has been such an amazing help! I can't wait for this all to be over ,but she has helped me tremendously with the ongoing Battle, she is always willing to help even if she is out of the office, checks her emails on the weekend and responds in a timely…

    Jackie K

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  • I recommend BGS to anyone who is looking to get fast and the best results for their legal matters. They are very knowledgeable and trustworthy. They went above and beyond my expectations for my case. Unlike other law firms, I didn't feel rushed and uncomfortable. They took their time to answer all my questions and address all my concerns. Amazing customer service! They are…

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  • Friendly, reliable, knowledgeable and trustworthy.

    Gary C

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  • I have the utmost respect for Elizabeth Schading, Esq (Liz). Liz did a wonderful job working with me and is extremely competent, very knowledgeable in her field and she is very nice. Liz is one of the best attorneys I have ever met and is at the top of my most 'admired person' list. I have enjoyed our discussions, where her advice will ultimately make me a better person.

    Daniel C

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