Dutcher & Paschka PA

Dutcher & Paschka PA serves clients in the areas of divorce, custody, bankruptcy, social security disability, and wills, trusts and probate


Joel G. Paschka is a 1991 graduate of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. While at Concordia, he met his wife Tara and they reside with their two children in Alexandria, Minnesota.


Joel's wife Tara has served the community of Alexandria as a diabetes educator and a dietician. Joel was an Academic all American in football his senior year at Concordia. Joel graduated in 1994 from the University of Minnesota Law School and went to work as a judicial law clerk. 

Following that experience, he worked for the David Schauer Law Office in Winthrop, Minnesota. After moving to Alexandria, Minnesota in 1999, Joel took a job at the Douglas County Attorney's Office where he practiced in a variety of areas, including felony prosecutions, tax appeals, child support and a wide range of other legal areas. Joel and Tara are members of Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria, Minnesota, where Joel has served on the school board for ten years. 

Scott M. Dutcher is an attorney with more than 10 years experience practicing primarily in family law.


Scott has served hundreds of clients in divorce, custody, child support, and child protection cases. Schedule a free consultation with Scott using our Free Consultation form.

Scott received his B.A. in political science from the University of Minnesota and his law degree from the University of Wyoming where he was the articles editor for the Wyoming Law Review.  He spent two years in Sacramento, California working with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's office before returning home to Minnesota.