About Wanda

Wanda Gierman is a criminal litigation attorney in St. Cloud, Minnesota where she has practiced law for more than a decade. She serves Stearns County and the surrounding counties throughout the state of Minnesota.

Ms. Gierman grew up in Rugby, North Dakota and attended University of North Dakota where she graduated with a degree majoring in criminal justice with a minor in psychology. As an undergraduate, she worked as a summer intern for the North Dakota Supreme Court. She went on to attend William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated in 2004. While in law school, she worked as a law clerk at a large Minneapolis law firm before taking a position as a certified student attorney in Ramsey County.

After graduating law school and passing the Minnesota Bar Exam, Ms. Gierman accepted a position as deputy public defender in the Seventh Judicial District. For over ten years, she represented individuals charged with crimes throughout Stearns County. She began her private practice in St. Cloud specializing in criminal law and criminal trials.

Wanda Gierman has earned a great amount of respect from the community for her dedication and work ethic. She has conducted numerous trials with outstanding success, and has extensive experience in criminal litigation.

Wanda Gierman has made a profound impact on the lives of her clients. Her commitment and passion to the legal success of her clients has earned her a reputation as one of Stearns County’s most successful criminal defense attorneys.

Ross Montgomery

Ross Montgomery is a family law and criminal defense attorney in St. Cloud, Minnesota. He serves Stearns County and the surrounding counties throughout the state of Minnesota.

Mr. Montgomery grew up in West Fargo, North Dakota and attended Minnesota State University of Moorhead. He played five years of collegiate football, worked summers as a concrete laborer and graduated with a criminal justice degree. Mr. Montgomery went on to attend University of North Dakota School of Law.

While in law school, he worked as a student attorney in Cass County. Part of his work involved writing post-conviction appeals. During the summer of 2017, he worked for the Cook County State Attorney’s Office Felony Trial Division in Chicago, Illinois where he represented the State in felony drug cases. Mr. Montgomery was one of nine students from UND to be recognized for superb oral and written advocacy skills.

Throughout his last year of law school, he joined Gierman Law. Mr. Montgomery is a member of the Stearns Benton Bar Association, Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Minnesota State Bar Association. Mr. Montgomery is the Defensive Line Coach for Maple Lake High School where he calls home.

Ross prides himself in providing effective and caring representation to the clients of Gierman Law

Cities We Serve

  • St. Cloud



  •  Becker



  •  Big Lake



  •  Waite Park
  •  Buffalo



  •  Elk River



  •  Foley
  •  Litchfield



  • Little Falls



  •  Maple Grove
  •  Milaca



  •  Rogers



  •  Alexandria

Counties We Serve

  •  Stearns



  •  Mille Lacs



  •  Benton



  • Morrison
  •  Douglas



  •  Meeker



  •  Wright
  •  Hennepin



  • Anoka



  •  Crow Wing
  •  Scott



  •  Todd



  •  Sherburne

We look forward to representing you