Hopkins, Minnesota Family Lawyers

Amanda Anne Bloomgren
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Minnetonka, MN Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(952) 653-2186 15400 Hwy 7
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Family, Business and Real Estate
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
Amanda grew up in Minnetonka, Minnesota. Growing up she spent most of her time in the goalie net and on the soccer field. After high school, Amanda attended the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and received a degree in public relations and marketing while spending the majority of her time rowing on the Crew team and working at the Pillsbury Company as a Recipe Production Specialist (seriously). Unenthused by her job prospects after graduating, Amanda decided to take the law school entrance exam (for an interesting story, ask her what happened the night before the test). When Amanda decided...
Cynthia Vermeulen
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Minnetonka, MN Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(952) 697-0158 601 Carlson Parkway
Suite 1050
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
William Mitchell College of Law
I am an experienced trial attorney, who has represented numerous individuals in times of crises during the past 21+ years. The areas in which I practice include family law, domestic abuse, criminal defense, juvenile defense and personal injury cases. I am passionate about helping ordinary people through extraordinary crises and providing our clients the opportuntity to be heard in the process.
Erin Ann Muldoon Haug
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Minnetonka, MN Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(952) 474-4406 5101 Thimsen Ave STE 204
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Free ConsultationFamily, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Graduated from Concordia College Moorhead, MN in 2001 majoring in business administration. Attended the University of North Dakota School of Law with the Juris Doctor in 2004. Erin has been in private practice since 2004.
Kari S. Swalinkavich
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Minnetonka, MN Family Law Lawyer
(952) 474-4303 5101 Thimsen Ave, #200
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Family and Estate Planning
Glen A. Norton
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Minnetonka, MN Family Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(763) 450-6600 601 Carlson Parkway
Suite 1077
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Hamline University School of Law
JoMarie Alexander
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Minnetonka, MN Family Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(952) 449-6000 601 Carlson Parkway, Suite 1050
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Family, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Minnesota Law School
Minnetonka, MN Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(952) 470-4550 5101 Thimsen Ave
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Family, Business, Civil Rights and Divorce
Hopkins, MN Family Law Lawyer
(952) 449-5280 601 Carlson Pkwy
Hopkins, MN 55305
Family and Divorce
Minnetonka, MN Family Law Attorney
(952) 938-3411 14550 Excelsior Blvd
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Family and Divorce
Minnetonka, MN Family Law Attorney
(800) 407-7172 601 Carlson Pkwy | Suite 1050
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Family
Minnetonka, MN Family Law Attorney
(925) 209-3311 12325 Minnetonka Boulevard
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Family
Courtney J. Schneider
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Edina, MN Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(763) 259-3655 5201 Eden Avenue
Suite 300
Edina, MN 55436
Family and Divorce
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
As a family law attorney, my primary focus is to support clients through the legal process so they may transition into the next chapter of their lives. Prior to representing clients, I worked as judicial law clerk in Hennepin County Family Court. Working side-by-side with judges, I gained an immense understanding of family court procedure, and how judges decide cases. I translate that experience to my practice every day, assisting clients in making the best decisions for their families. I have experience representing clients in all aspects of family law cases, including divorce proceeding, child custody and support matters,...
Patrick Burns
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Minneapolis, MN Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(952) 564-6262 8401 Wayzata Blvd
Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55426
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Real Estate
University of Minnesota Law School
Patrick C. Burns is an experienced lawyer with a comprehensive practice of real estate, family, and general litigation. Mr. Burns has extensive experience in the courtroom, and is known for his focused and intense advocacy for his clients. He is one of the few attorneys to successfully appeal an intent to revoke a housing license in Hennepin County and regularly represents landlords in all types of leasing, licensing, and litigation matters. He has successfully foreclosed on hundreds of liens and regularly advises homeowners' associations on declarations, amendments, and remedies in collecting dues. He is also an experienced family law litigator...
Geri Napuck
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St. Louis Park , MN Family Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(612) 746-4162 5775 Wayzata Blvd
Suite 700
St. Louis Park , MN 55416
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Hamline University School of Law
Minneapolis family law attorney Geri Napuck delievers personalized representation to the Twin Cities. She practices exclusively in the area of family law and has extensive experience representing clients in divorces, child custody issues, parenting issues, property division, spousal maintenance, post-divorce matters, paternity and most recently has added pet mediations to her list of mediation services.
Kristin Huston
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Edina, MN Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(763) 259-3656 5201 Eden Avenue
Suite 300
Edina, MN 55436
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Hamline University School of Law
I have 17 years of experience, and have been practicing in the area of family law since 2004. I have represented hundreds of clients (mothers, fathers, wives and husbands) in complex and simple divorce actions, custody/parenting time actions, child support proceedings, grandparent visitation actions, and a myriad of other family law actions. I am a zealous advocate for my clients, but I also provide my clients with knowledgeable legal advice about their options so that my client can make an informed decision about how he or she wants to proceed. I do my best to resolve my cases outside of...
Gillian Blomquist
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Wayzata, MN Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(763) 447-6802 1001 Twelve Oaks Center Drive, Suite 1028
Wayzata, MN 55391
Free ConsultationFamily
Arizona State University
Gillian J. Blomquist grew up in California and lived in Arizona and Vancouver, Canada, before adopting Minnesota as her home.
Gillian has worked in the legal field since 1998, starting as a paralegal with the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, and then working as a family law paralegal while she completed her master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Minnesota. In Arizona, she worked for the Attorney General’s Office on child protection matters. Upon returning to Minnesota, she spent time working for the 10th Judicial District as a Guardian ad Litem advocating for children in juvenile and family court. As...
Tracy Irene Nightingale
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Minneapolis, MN Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(952) 525-2214 5775 Wayzata Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Insurance Claims
Cindy Perusse
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Bloomington, MN Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(952) 921-5878 Suite 1500
Bloomington, MN 55431
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
I have practiced family law my entire 24-year career as a litigator and a mediator. I am licensed in Minnesota, California and Colorado. After spending time in courts in 3 states, nothing surprises me anymore. I enjoy being an advocate for my clients and guiding them successfully through the legal process be it a divorce, child custody, spousal maintenance or property matters.

I received my Bachelors degree from UCLA, and my law degree from Hamline University School of Law (now Mitchell-Hamline School of Law). I attended advanced training in litigation skills through the ABA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute held at...
Eric C Nelson
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Minneapolis, MN Family Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(800) 323-9436 250 Marquette Ave, Suite 540
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Minnesota Law School
Eric graduated magna cum laude from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN in 1990. In 1994 he received a Doctorate of Law (JD) degree from the University of Minnesota. Following that, he spent the next two years as a judicial clerk for the distinguished Honorable Lois J. Lang, Judge of District Court, with a workload that primarily involved the drafting of divorce decrees, orders, and legal memoranda on a host of issues pertaining to divorce, child custody, child support, visitation, spousal maintenance, distribution of marital and non-marital property, valuation of property, domestic abuse and harassment, and the like....
Andrew Merrill Ayers
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Edina, MN Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(612) 294-6982 6800 France Avenue South
Suite 190
Edina, MN 55435
Family, Business, Collections and Estate Planning
New York Law School
Before starting my own law firm, I worked for law firms in New York City. I represented people and businesses in lawsuits in court. Other clients needed help with transactions for themselves or their businesses. Some of my favorite clients were young families and small business owners and working with them inspired me to start my own law firm in 2011.

WHAT I LEARNED

Starting my own business helped me understand the challenges and opportunities that confront business owners at all stages of their entrepreneurial journeys. I was immediately amazed at the creative and innovative ways that these businesses worked with their customers. We...
Nicholas J. Fasching
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Robbinsdale, MN Family Law Attorney
(612) 284-7333 4219 Lilac Dr N
Robbinsdale, MN 55422
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
University of Minnesota Law School
I am a lawyer living in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, and practicing in Minneapolis and the surrounding Twin Cities area. I enjoy sharing ideas with people, getting active outside, and spending time with my friends and family. I hold degrees in Philosophy and Law from the University of Minnesota.
Lisa Amundson
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Minneapolis, MN Family Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(612) 305-1407 2100 AT&T Tower
901 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Hamline University School of Law
Julie Wilcox
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Edina, MN Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(651) 895-2945 4940 W 77th
Edina, MN 55435
Free ConsultationFamily and Estate Planning
Julie Wilcox founded Blue Owl Law because she wants to do good work for good people. She wants to listen. To give answers, and ideas. To guide strong people through tough situations. And because she has powerful personal experience within estate planning and family law and wants to use those experiences to help and connect with others.
Bruce N. Crawford
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Minneapolis, MN Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
Suite 1600
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Landlord Tenant
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Crawford Law Office is committed to providing skilled and effective legal representation in divorce and other family law and civil litigation matters throughout the Minneapolis and St. Paul metropolitan area. At Crawford Law Office we employ exceptional legal expertise with common sense in our work. We offer our clients the advice and counsel they need in order to make informed decisions about their legal matters while making every effort to cost-effectively resolve their case. We understand that each client we represent faces a unique situation and with that in mind we...
Lynette M Bledsaw
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Chanhassen, MN Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(952) 975-9962 7955 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 10
Chanhassen, MN 55317
Family and Divorce
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Corwin Kruse
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(612) 231-9865 120 S. Sixth St.
Suite 1240
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55402
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Corwin R. Kruse, Esq.

EDUCATION

J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, magna cum laude
Editor: William Mitchell Law Review

M.A., Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
Major: Sociology

B.S., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Honors: Dean's List
Major: Sociology

B.B.A., University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.

Honors: Dean's List

Major: Business Administration


BAR ADMISSIONS

Minnesota, 2004

U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2005

PRIOR EMPLOYMENT

Katz & Manka, Ltd., Family Law Attorney, 2010-2019

William Mitchell College of Law, Adjunct Professor, 2005-2016

Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Associate, 2005-2009

Minnesota Court of Appeals, Judicial Law Clerk to...
Kristy Rodd
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Minneapolis, MN Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(612) 767-7300 333 South Seventh Street
Suite 2300
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Family and Divorce
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Todd Bagby
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Minneapolis, MN Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(612) 424-1624 1624 Harmon Place
Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Free ConsultationFamily, Business and Estate Planning
University of Iowa
Todd handles matters in Wills, Trusts, and Estates; Family Law; and Civil Litigation. He also provides pro bono representation to youth in foster care in association with the Children's Law Center of Minnesota. Before moving to Minnesota, Todd practiced law in Denver, Colorado in the areas of Municipal Law and Litigation. He also gained experience in Civil Rights Law while interning with the United States Department of Justice and the University of Iowa Clinical Law Programs. Todd is a graduate of Tulane University and the University of Iowa College of Law. He was born and raised in Independence, Iowa.
Matt Gilbert
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Minneapolis, MN Family Law Attorney
(612) 564-3622 3300 Girard Ave. S. #25
Minneapolis, MN 55408
Free ConsultationFamily and Business
William Mitchell College of Law
Timothy Theisen
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Maple Grove, MN Family Law Attorney
(763) 762-4989 12941 73rd Av N
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Minnesota Law School
Paul F. Shoemaker
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Minneapolis, MN Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(952) 224-4605 5270 West 84th Street
Suite 410
Minneapolis, MN 55425
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Probate
University of North Dakota School of Law
Paul F. Shoemaker has been litigating civil disputes and practicing contested Minnesota divorce and family law matters since his admission to practice law in 1986. In his Minnesota divorce and family law practice, Mr. Shoemaker has counseled and represented hundreds of individuals in disputed and undisputed divorce and paternity actions and in post-divorce issues and hearings involving modification and enforcement of child support, custody, parenting time, spousal maintenance, and other family law issues. He is experienced in Minnesota divorce law in district court trials and appeals. His Minnesota divorce trial experience has involved temporary restraining orders, disputed custody battles, grandparent...
James CW Bock
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Minneapolis, MN Family Law Attorney
1225 LaSalle Ave.
Suite 1105
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Jerry A. McDonald Esq.
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Chanhassen, MN Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(952) 253-1406 600 West 78th Street
Suite 230
Chanhassen, MN 55317-0159
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Hamline University School of Law
Thomas Hurwitz
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New Hope, MN Family Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(952) 593-5959 3410 Winnetka Ave. N. #101
New Hope, MN 55427
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Hamline University School of Law
Elizabeth Cloutier
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Minneapolis, MN Family Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(612) 332-5100 12 S 6th St
Suite 510
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Family, Appeals, Divorce and Estate Planning
William Mitchell College of Law
Voted Favorite Femal Family Law Attorney by the readers of Minnesota Women's Press 2008
Amanda Swanberg
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Bloomington, MN Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(952) 746-4111 7900 Xerxes Ave S, Suite 220
Bloomington, MN 55431
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
William Mitchell College of Law
I help my clients create creative and detailed divorce and co-parenting solutions that will help prevent future conflict and reduce the need to come back to court in the future.
Timothy A. O'Brien
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Minneapolis, MN Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(612) 767-1856 2915 Wayzata Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN 55405
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
William Mitchell College of Law and St. John's University School of Law
O'Brien Law Firm is dedicated to serving you, offering an extensive range of services for both personal and business legal needs. Contact me today to set up a free consultation. I appreciate the opportunity to earn your business.
Travis Snider
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Minneapolis, MN Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(612) 872-1200 126 North 3rd Street
Suite 402
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Family, Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
University of Minnesota Law School
Mr. Snider's practice is primarily focused on personal injury, civil litigation, criminal defense and appeals. He has successfully handled a broad range of cases including: both state and federal appeals, criminal defense, business and commercial litigation, family law, and personal injury.
Marcus P. Beyer
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Edina, MN Family Law Lawyer
(952) 303-6007 6800 France Avenue South
Suite 125
Edina, MN 55435
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Marc Beyer practices in all areas of family law. He assists clients in resolving matters related to child custody, parenting time, child support, spousal maintenance, and property division. Marc’s philosophy is to negotiate the best settlement possible, but he is prepared to go to trial when necessary. Recognizing that every situation is unique, Marc takes pride in listening to his client’s concerns, and creates goals, expectations, and case strategy for the client accordingly. Marc has been recognized as a Rising Star by Minnesota Law & Politics, as one of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of...
Victor Coursolle
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Minneapolis, MN Family Law Lawyer
(952) 835-9504 4816 W 102nd St
Minneapolis, MN 55437
Family and Divorce
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Dealing with family law issues?

Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.


No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.

Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.