The Gerlach Beaumier & Trogdon Team: Who We Are

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Matthew H. Beaumier, Terry A. Trogdon, Katrina M. Viegas and Alexandra M. Reynolds share commons goals of providing the highest quality advocacy and counsel for their clients.   Michael S. Gerlach and Steven J. Running founded the firm in 1993, and Matthew H. Beaumier joined them in 1998. Terry A. Trogdon joined the firm in 2005 and was added as a partner in 2010. 

Matthew Beaumier and Terry Trogdon along with associate attorneys Katrina Viegas and Alexander Reynolds are committed to providing  high quality representation while meeting our client’s needs.  The attorneys have built a strong reputation for offering a broad spectrum of legal services with success that continues to grow through knowledgeable attention to detail.  This strong reputation has helped us build strong, long lasting relationships with our clients through generations. 

Our firm has now expanded to include our team of attorneys along with our paralegals, Mona L. Cich, Vanessa M. DeWalt, and Aprille A. Beyer and Office Administrator Robert T. Kile. We work together and combine our years of experience with a commitment to quality representation and service.  Together we provide a team approach to meet client needs.


Mona Cich

Mona L. Cich, Paralegal, MnCP.  Mona works primarily with Conservatorship and Guardianship, Estate Planning and Probate clients.

Vanessa DeWalt

Vanessa M. DeWalt, Paralegal.  Vanessa works primarily with Bankruptcy, Divorce, Custody and Litigation clients.

Office and Staff Management


Robert T. Kile, Office Administrator.  Robert will help you with bill and payment matters and can direct you one of our legal professionals.


Right in the heart of downtown Duluth, the Gerlach Beaumier & Trogdon offices are conveniently located in the Missabe building in Suite 610 at 227 West First Street.  Parking and handicap accessibility provide additional convenience for clients, following the firm’s belief that clients’ needs come first. This conviction is evident from the moment you first step through the doors and are greeted by one of our staff.

Call Today at: 218.722.2144

227 West First Street, Suite 610
Duluth, MN 55802

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