Corenia Kollasch Walz

Corenia Kollasch Walz

Rochester, Minnesota

Corenia K. Walz joined our firm as an associate in 2013. She has private practice experience in estate planning and administration. Corenia was a partner at Pemberton, Sorlie, Rufer and Kershner, L.L.P. in Fergus Falls, Minnesota for many years prior to relocating to Rochester with her husband and children. She earned her Masters of Law in Taxation (L.L.M.) from the University of Alabama. She assists clients with the administration of estates and trusts, preparation of estate tax returns and fiduciary income tax returns. She also advises clients in estate and tax planning.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Health Care Directives
  • Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Income Taxation
  • Probate and Trust Estate Administration

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1991
  • South Dakota, 1992
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2000
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2012


  • University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, South Dakota
    • Juris Doctorate - 1991
    • Honors: Sterling Honor Graduate
    • Honors: Moot Court Board 1990-1991
  • The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • Masters of Law in Taxation (L.L. M.) magna cum laude - 2012
  • Briar Cliff College, Sioux City, Iowa
    • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) magna cum laude - 1987
    • Major: Psychology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota Probate and Trust Law section of the Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Olmsted County Bar Association