Family Law Section

The Family Law Section's purpose is to promote the practice of family law as a profession and provides for the exchange of information about family law among Minnesota attorneys. Committees include Amicus, ADR, Domestic Abuse, and Legislative.

Benefits for members of the Family Law Section:

  • Quarterly publication, The Family Law Forum 
  • Opportunity to participate in legislative process 
  • Earn up to 9 free CLE credits per bar year
  • Attend a satellite CLE meeting in outstate MN to network with local colleagues
  • Get an opportunity to have your voice heard by serving on one of the many section committees
  • The Family Law Section-sponsored seminar with topics of interest to family law practitioners. 

Proposed Rules for the Appellate Court’s Family Law Mediation Program -click here


Mentor Program

The MSBA Family Law Section (FLS) Mentor Program allows Family Law Section members to connect with other Family Law Section members who have experience in specific areas of the law and who are willing to share their knowledge through brief telephone or e-mail discussions.  It also allows mentees to seek out an ongoing mentorship relationship with experienced family law attorneys.

Click here for an application.

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