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Employment Law

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Estate Planning & Probate

Wills, Trusts, Conservatorship, Guardianship, Estate Administration, Mediation, Litigation


Employment Law Disputes
Estate Planning and Probate Matters
Business and Corporate Law Disputes

Early Childhood Education & School Law

Compliance With Licensing Regulations, Investigations, Complaints, Counseling and Training

Individual Specialty Claims

High Impact Litigation, False Claims Act, Class Actions, Whistleblower, Personal Injury, Tax Disputes And More

Business & Corporate Law

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Jacqueline M. Schuh



Fax: 612-455-7740


Jacqueline M. Schuh practices at Engelmeier & Umanah, P.A. law firm's office located in St. Cloud, Minnesota. She has practiced in outstate Minnesota for over twenty years. Ms. Schuh's practice focuses on creating and advising small and large businesses, healthcare law and litigation, estates, trusts, probates, employment law and related litigation, including appeals. She advises and assists individuals, families, businesses and farms with developing and implementing estate, business, and succession plans with the goal of preserving assets and minimizing or avoiding estate taxes and probates. Ms. Schuh also advises individual and corporate Personal Representatives, Trustees, and Health Care Agents.

Jackie also served as a Judge Advocate General ("JAG" military lawyer) for more than twenty years in both the Army and Air National Guard, and retired at the rank of LtCol.

Jackie too, taught for over eighteen years as Adjunct Faculty in Communication Studies, Political Science, and Criminal Justice at her alma mater, St. Cloud State University. She completed her Juris Doctor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law.

Finally, Ms. Schuh has served on local boards and committees, including Goodwill Easter Seals, Stearns-Benton Bar Association, and the Central Minnesota Estate Planning Council.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law and Litigation
  • Estates and Trusts including Business Succession and Probate
  • Health Care Law and Litigation
  • Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D.
  • Saint Cloud State University, Saint Cloud, Minnesota
    • B.A.
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Communication Studies & Sociology


  • Adjunct Professor of Communication Studies, Political Science and Criminal Justice, St. Cloud State University

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Stearns/Benton Bar Association
  • St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce
  • St. Cloud Granite Rotary
  • Minnesota Air National Guard, JAG Officer
  • National Guard Officer's Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota Supreme Court

Past Employment Positions

  • Bankers Systems, Inc., St. Cloud, Minnesota, Legal Software Developer
  • Willenbring, Dahl, Wocken & Zimmerman, Cold Spring, Minnesota, Associate
  • Civil-Human Services, Stearns County, Minnesota, Assistant County Attorney
  • Hughes Mathews, P.A.

Pro Bono Activities

  • American Legion, Member
  • Emerging Leaders Forum, Member
  • Central Minnesota Community Foundation, Marketing and Development Committee Member

Articles and Presentations

  • “Buy-Sell Agreements” – Business Central Magazine (May/June 2022)
  • “Common Mistakes” – Business Central Magazine (July/August 2020)
  • “Litigating the Case in Probate Court” – MN CLE presentation with AmyAnn W. Mursu (2019)
  • “Trust Basics and Beyond: An Introduction to Trusts” – MN CLE presentation (August 2019)
  • “Joint Revocable Trusts: The Answer to Higher Federal and State Estate Tax Exemptions?” – MN CLE presentation with AmyAnn W. Mursu (July 2018)
  • “Business Basics” – Business Central Magazine (September/October 2017)
  • “Ethical Considerations in Planning and Administration” – MN Probate and Trust Law Section webcast with Ivory Umanah (December 2015)
  • “The Ubiquitous Life Estate” – MN CLE presentation with AmyAnn W. Mursu (June 2015)
  • “Think Ahead – Tips on Planning to Pass the Family Business” – Business Central Magazine (May/June 2015)
  • “Transitions” – Central MN Farm Show presentation (2014)
  • “Keeping the Farm in the Family” – Central MN Farm Show presentation (2014)
  • “Expanding Benefits” – Business Central Magazine (November/December 2013)
  • “Spousal Elections Under Minnesota Statutes Chapter 524.2-201 through 524.2-215: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”, presentation at St. Paul River Centre (June 10, 2013)
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