Meet Venture Networkers Member Margaret Cook


Margaret “Maggie” M. Cook practices law with the Rochester, Minnesota law firm of Wagner Oehler, Ltd., which was founded in 1974. She represents families and individuals in Southeastern Minnesota in a variety of practice areas including estate planning, Medical Assistance, asset protection, special needs planning for individuals with disabilities, including supplemental and special needs trusts, guardianship and conservatorship cases, and estate and trust administrations. Ms. Cook is licensed in both Minnesota and Wisconsin.


Ms. Cook received her Juris Doctor degree, from the University of St. Thomas School of Law in 2015, and her Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Gerontology and Strategic Communication, from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in 2012. Margaret is active in civic and professional organizations, including the Southeastern Minnesota Area Agency on Aging (Board Member), Goodhue County Habitat for Humanity (Board Member), Samaritan Bethany Foundation (Board Member), Women Attorneys of Rochester (Co-Chair), Legal Assistance of Olmsted County Volunteer Attorney Program, the Minnesota State Bar Association, and the Olmsted County Bar Association.


Wagner Oehler, Ltd. is a full service law firm with offices located in Rochester and St. Charles. The firm provides a broad array of legal services, including:


  • Estate planning, including wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, and titling of assets


  • Estate and trust administration, including probate proceedings in all counties of Southeastern Minnesota


  • Business planning, including partnerships, corporations, limited liability entities, intrafamily transfers, and business sales


  • Real estate, including the sale, purchase, and development of commercial, residential, and agricultural properties


  • Elder Law, including Medical Assistance planning, asset protection planning, elder abuse/neglect, and incapacity planning


  • Guardianship and Conservatorship, including the establishment and ongoing representation for guardians and conservators


  • Litigation, including contracts, commercial disputes, and condemnation proceedings


For assistance with your legal needs, call for an appointment at (507) 288-5567 or contact Attorney Cook at