Keely Ann Seaverson

  • Associate






Keely A. Seaverson, Esq. is an associate at the practice of Snyder Law Firm, with a primary practice area of Assisted Reproductive Technology Law. She graduated from Hamline University School of Law in 2014.

Ms. Seaverson has worked in the area of Assisted Reproductive Technology since 2006 as an educator and guide to parties undergoing surrogacy and egg donor programs. Ms. Seaverson's work in this field has involved working side-by-side with ART professionals in the U.S. and internationally, including attorneys, fertility physicians, psychologists and medical insurance specialists. This has led to a broad and deep understanding of the ART industry and accompanying legal, medical, psychological, and financial sides of this complex process.

Ms. Seaverson has been active in educating law school students through various speaking engagements classes about the screening and matching of ovum donors and surrogates. She travels nationally and internationally to educate prospective intended parents about U.S. surrogacy. She also attends conferences related to ART regularly and has contributed to educational panels related to ovum donation and surrogacy at conferences hosted by Midwest RESOLVE (a chapter of RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association) as well as by Family Equality Council and the American Bar Association.

Areas Of Practice

  • Assisted Reproductive Technology (Fertility) Law 85%
  • Estate Planning 10%
  • Adoption 5%

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2014


  • Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 2014
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • St. Catherine University, St. Paul
    • B.S. - 2009
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science


  • Speaker: “Walking the Tightrope: How to Negotiate and Draft an Effective and Comprehensive Gestational Carrier Agreement.” Minnesota State Bar Association Family Law Institute, April 2016
  • Moderator: “The Taxman Cometh – Do Donors and Surrogates Have to Pay Taxes?” American Bar Association Section of Family Law Fall Meeting, 2015
  • Guest Speaker, RESOLVE Panel regarding Surrogacy, Midwest RESOLVE Conference, Fall 2014
  • Guest Speaker, William Mitchell College of Law, 2011 to 2015
  • Guest Speaker, Hamline University School of Law, 2008 to 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, 2014 to Present
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member, 2014 to Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Mediator with Ramsey County Court, 2014 to 2015