Julie K. Seymour

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Lakeville, MN

Seymour Family Law
 | 10633-165th Street West, Lakeville, MN 55044
Phone: 952-255-8735
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2012, 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%),
  • Appellate (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of Seymour Family Law, Julie K. Seymour focuses her practice on family law, handling the following matters: divorce, including same-sex divorces, custody, child support, spousal maintenance and property division.  Julie also focuses her practice on post decree modification issues including custody, parenting time and spousal maintenance.  Most of Julie's cases include high incomes or asset values.  Julie also assists families with the drafting of premarital agreements, health care directives, powers of attorney, wills and estate planning, third-party custody, adoption, protection orders, paternity, Ms. Seymour has presented a number of family law cases to the Minnesota Court of Appeals, successfully.

After graduating from Minnesota State University at Mankato with a BS in Political Science, Ms. Seymour decided to pursue a career in law. She attended Drake University Law School and received a Juris Doctor.

Ms. Seymour knows that family law matters can be extremely stressful and emotional, especially when it involves children. She helps people put aside those emotions and understand their rights and options. This allows them to make decisions that meet their family's needs and reduce the risk of conflict. Ms. Seymour is admitted to the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota and the United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.

In 2010, Ms. Seymour was presented with a pro bono award from the 1st Judicial District Court, recognizing her volunteers services. She serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors for the Dakota County Bar Association; her experience as a mediator and early neutral evaluator was exceptionally useful while she is a member of the Early Case Management Steering Committee for Scott and Carver counties; and she volunteers her time to the Family Court Self Help Center for Dakota and Scott County. Ms. Seymour is a member of the Dakota County Bar Association and Minnesota State Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (80%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%): Mediation

Appellate (10%): Appeals

Focus Areas

Family Law: Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation

Appellate: Appeals

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 8 years

Rising Stars: 2008 - 2012, 2014 - 2016

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About Julie Seymour

Admitted 2003, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://www.seymourfamilylaw.com/lakeville_attorney_julie_sey...

Honors and Awards:

  • First Judicial District Pro Bono Award Recipient, First Judicial District Bar Association, 2010

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Rule 114 Qualified Neutral: Listed on the Minnesota Supreme Court Roster as a Family Law Mediator and Social and Financial Early Neutral Evaluator

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Directors, Dakota County Bar Association, 2010
  • Evaluator, Scott and Carver County Financial Early Neutral Evaluation Program
  • Vice-President, Dakota County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law and Appellate Practice Sections
  • Member, Scott and Carver County Early Case Management Steering Committee  

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Active Volunteer, Scott Couny Self Help Center
  • Active Volunteer, Dakota County Family Law Self Help Center

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Welsh v. Welsh, 775 N.W.2d 364, 2009

Educational Background:

  • Minnesota State University-Mankato, B.S.

Industry Groups

  • Dakota County Bar Association
  • Dakota County Bar Association Board Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association (Family Law And Appellate Section)
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    Office Location for Julie K. Seymour

    10633-165th Street West
    Lakeville, MN 55044

    Phone: 952-255-8735

     

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    Last Updated: 11/21/2016

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