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Kyle Murray

Family Law Attorney

Kyle Murray

Family Law Attorney


A Mankato native, Kyle returned to Mankato in October of 2021. Prior to returning to Mankato, Kyle practiced law in St. Cloud, Minnesota, and is happy to return to his hometown. Kyle has success in criminal defense, family law and child protection matters and continues to provide kind, candid and straightforward legal advice. Kyle has trial success in criminal and family matters and has excellent negotiation skills to which he credits his upbringing as a middle child.

Kyle is a graduate of Mankato Loyola high school where he attended K-12. Kyle loves to spend time with family and friends on the lake and in Iowa City for Iowa Hawkeye football games.

Practice Areas


  • Undergrad: St. John's University, B.A. (2014)
  • Law School: Creighton University, J.D. (2018)

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota State Bar - Admitted October 2018
  • Nebraska State Bar - Admitted 2019
  • Minnesota Federal District Court - Admitted 2019

Professional Associations

  • Stearns and Benton County Bar Association (2019-2021)
  • Minnesota State Bar Association (2018-Present)

Community Involvement

  • President – St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club (2021-Present)
  • Treasurer – St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club (2019-2021)
  • Mentor – CSB/SJU McCarthy Center Mentor Program (2019-2021)
  • Referee – St. Cloud Officials Association
  • Celebrate Me Week Counselor (2013-2017)

Law School

  • CALI Award for Excellence and Top Mark in Environmentaland Natural Resources Law
  • Moot Court Semi-Finalist
  • Moot Court Board

Work History

  • Birkholz & Associates (formerly Birkholz Law, LLC), Associate Attorney, October 2021-present

Activities and Interests

  • Kayak Bass Fishing
  • Kayak Bass Fishing Tournaments
  • Slow Pitch Softball
  • Ice Fishing
  • Iowa Hawkeye Sporting Events