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 – across the Twin Cities metro and Greater Minnesota. 

What We Do | Section Benefits and Activities

Benefits for members of the Family Law Section:

  • Connect and participate in active discussion forums through the Family Law Community, including regular publications of case summaries. 
  • Opportunity to participate in legislative process. 
  • Earn at least 9+ free CLE credits per bar year.
  • Attend a satellite CLE meeting in outstate MN to network with local colleagues.
  • Meet and participate in metro county Judicial roundtable discussions.
  • Get an opportunity to have your voice heard by serving on one of the various section committees.
  • Receive discounted Family Law Section-sponsored seminars with topics of interest to family law practitioners.

Standing Committees and/or Lead Positions of the Family Law Section:

Domestic Abuse
Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) 
Greater Minnesota (formerly known as Outstate)
Hennepin County Rep 
Ramsey County Rep 


Resource Links: 
Domestic Abuse Committee Brochures:

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