Deborah Gallenberg and Kari Kanne
Named Partners at Honsa & Mara

Honsa & Mara is pleased to announce attorneys Deborah Gallenberg and Kari Kanne have been named Partners at Honsa & Mara.  Deborah and Kari have been integral in the success of the firm and we look forward to the future with them in their partnership roles.


Debbie Gallenberg works diligently to find innovative solutions for settling even the most complicated family law matters while being a zealous advocate who is fully prepared to litigate unresolved cases.  With over 13 years of family law experience, Debbie represents clients in legal matters including dissolution of marriage, custody and parenting time, paternity, spousal maintenance, third-party custody, child support, grandparent visitation, post-decree matters, and appeals.  Debbie has been named a 2021 Super Lawyer and was previously recognized as a Rising Star.  Outside of her practice, Debbie enjoys teaching future lawyers legal writing and oral advocacy skills as an Adjunct Professor of Legal Writing at the University of Minnesota Law School.  For additional information about Debbie, click here. 


Kari Kanne uses her 10+ years of experience in family law to provide her clients with practical and sustainable solutions.  Kari’s practice focuses on resolving complex divorce and family law matters, which include, but are not limited to, contested custody and parenting time issues, spousal maintenance, business valuation, and division of large marital estates.  When active strategic planning and careful negotiations do not result in settlement, Kari’s attention to detail, thorough preparation, and exceptional litigation skills stand out in the courtroom.  Kari has been recognized as a Minnesota Rising Star every year since 2015.  For additional information about Kari, click here.  

Honsa & Mara is a boutique family law firm with strong, experienced family law advocates that provide aggressive advocacy, honest advice, meticulous case management, and incredible service to clients.  With the addition of Debbie and Kari, the partners at Honsa & Mara have over 80 years of family law experience combined to assist clients in achieving the best possible outcomes for their case.  For more information about the firm, click here.