Family Law Section

Who We Are | Our Mission

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, Diversity & Inclusion, Publications, Domestic Abuse, Greater Minnesota and Legislative.

What We Do | Section Benefits and Activities

Benefits for members of the Family Law Section:

  • Quarterly publication, The Family Law Community 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. 

Standing Committees of the MSBA Family Law Section:

Domestic Abuse
Greater Minnesota (formerly known as Outstate)

New Section Meeting Time-frame
: The Family Law Section hosts a monthly Section meeting on the second Saturday every month from 10:45 am - 12:15 pm (September - May).  Remote participation. 

Resource Links: 
Domestic Abuse Committee Brochures:

Client Screening to Identify Domestic Violence Victimization
A Domestic Violence Victim's Guide to Getting a Good Attorney