Misti Allen Binsfeld is founder and managing attorney of Binsfeld Law Firm, PLLC, in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she practices immigration law. With over 25 years of immigration law experience, Misti represents businesses, employees, students, families, and individuals seeking safety in the United States. She provides thorough case evaluations and delivers individualized case plans and legal representation.

Misti serves clients in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, throughout Minnesota, and nationwide. She offers video and in-person client meetings. Her clients include businesses and organizations of any size, local and global companies, foreign national employees in a vast range of job types, foreign students getting started in the U.S. workforce, families who want to live together in the United States, and applicants for citizenship.

Active in the immigration law community, Misti presents on immigration law topics at conferences and seminars. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and served on the executive committee for the Minnesota/Dakotas chapter of AILA for five years. As a member of AILA, Misti coordinates and hosts continuing legal education conferences and seminars for lawyers and students. She also is a supporter of The Advocates for Human Rights and mentors new lawyers and students.


  • William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law), J.D., 1996
  • Augsburg College, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 1993
    Augsburg College Alumni Board (past)
    Augsburg Women Engaged Leadership Committee (past)

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota State Bar, 1996

Professional Organizations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association MN/Dakotas Chapter
    2017 – 2018 Chair
    2016 – 2017 Vice Chair
    2015 – 2016 Secretary
    2014 – 2015 Treasurer
    Continuing Legal Education Committee, Chair 2012 – 2014

Community Activities

  • Founder and member of local fitness co-op
  • Nativity of Our Lord School and Church Committees (past)