Aaron  Meland 

Aaron Meland

Aaron Meland is an associate with the firm Aafedt, Forde, Gray, Monson & Hager, P.A. While attending law school, Aaron published an article and served as Managing Editor on the Mitchell Hamline Law Review. He also competed in the Rosalie Wahl Moot Court Competition and externed for Judge Mary Vasaly in Hennepin County's Fourth Judicial District.

Aaron has a focused, efficient, and results-oriented approach to his practice. He works with his clients in a collaborative effort to advance their legal interests, and strives to earn his client's trust, and to develop durable client relationships.

  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2017
  • University of North Dakota, B.B.A., cum laude, 2013
  • Minnesota

Grand Forks, North Dakota


  • "When Fee Scheduling Actually Costs You Money," Minnesota Defense (Summer 2021)
  • Aaron P. Meland, The Rule of Unanimity's Circuit Splitting Effect: The Problem with Consent—Griffioen v. Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Railway Co., 42 Mitchell Hamline L. Rev. 1267 (2016).

Speaking Engagements

  • "Letting Cooler Heads Prevail: Effective Handling of TBI Cases," AFGMH 2023 WorkComp WorkShop, September 29, 2023
  • "Workers' Comp Jeopardy!," AFGMH 2022 WorkComp WorkShop, September 30, 2022
  • "Pick Your Tough Claim Topic: Panel Discussions," AFGMH Virtual WorkComp WorkShop, October 15, 2021
  • "Ethics and Good Faith Claims Handling," AFGMH Webinar, June 10, 2021
  • "COVID-19 - The Aftermath," AFGMH Virtual WorkComp WorkShop, October 16, 2020
  • “Exposing the Cost: A Game Plan on Evaluating Exposure and Assessing Settlement Values,” AFGMH WorkComp WorkShop, October 4, 2019


  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota Employers Workers Compensation Alliance
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Twin Cities Claims Association

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