A true pioneer and founder of the Barbara J. Gislason Law Office, Ms. Gislason has paved the way for a brighter future for thousands of clients in the Twin Cities area in Minnesota. She has spent decades handling family law cases that involve issues such as custody and divorce. Additionally, Ms. Gislason has significantly contributed to the development of animal law, specifically addressing matters such as pet and livestock distributions, and their valuation in divorce.
A published author, Ms. Gislason has been acknowledged in a number of media outlets, including The New York Times. On "Dr. Phil," Dr. Phil McGraw dubbed her as "the top animal advocate in the country," and she is frequently asked to lecture on topics related to this practice area. Ms. Gislason is a member of the American Bar Association's Family Law, Intellectual Property Law, and Tort Trial and Insurance Practice sections; the Minnesota State Bar Association; and the Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association.
Today, Ms. Gislason has earned the respect of clients, peers and the legal industry. She holds an Avvo "Superb" rating, and Minnesota Law & Politics magazine has listed her as a Top 40 Family Law Attorney.
Having more than 30 years of experience, Ms. Gislason has appeared in local courts and at the negotiation table on behalf of thousands of clients. She offers a compassionate ear for listening to a client's concerns and then knows how to plan for what the future may hold.
Before launching a successful, decadeslong legal career, Ms. Gislason earned a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton College in 1974. She then received a Juris Doctor from the Mitchell Hamline School of Law in 1980.
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