Jason C. Kohlmeyer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Mankato, MN

Rosengren, Kohlmeyer & Hagen, Law Office Chtd.
 | 150 St. Andrews Ct, Suite 110
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 866-326-5315
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (50%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French
Attorney Profile

Born and raised in Minnesota, Jason C. Kohlmeyer knows the unique circumstances people find themselves in when facing a family law or personal injury matter. As a partner at Roko Law Office, he guides people in southeastern and western Minnesota, including those in Mankato and Rochester, through the complexities that arise in child custody, dog bite, spousal support and car accident cases. He spent many summers at his uncle’s farm and understands the issues surrounding farming families going through divorce.

Mr. Kohlmeyer is interested in helping people. He leads with compassion on every case he handles, as he knows the serious implications involved. Maintaining a sensitivity toward clients, he is able to aggressively pursue their rights in negotiations and through litigation.

Among his accomplishments, Mr. Kohlmeyer secured $1.1 million for a client who was injured. For successes like this, he holds an Avvo “Superb” rating; the National Association of Distinguished Counsel listed him in its Nation’s Top One Percent; the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys listed him as a Top 10 Family Law Attorney; and he is listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts in education from Concordia College in 1995, Mr. Kohlmeyer worked as a teacher. He then received a Juris Doctor in 2000 from the Hamline University Mitchell Hamline School of Law.

A fellow of the American Bar Foundation, Mr. Kohlmeyer is a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association and the Minnesota Association for Justice. He is a published author who has taught several seminars on his practice area.

Outside his practice, Mr. Kohlmeyer enjoys spending time with his family and is learning how to play the drums and speak Spanish.

 
Practice Areas

Family Law (50%)
Criminal Defense (50%)

Family Law (50%): Custody & Visitation, Divorce

Criminal Defense (50%): Criminal Law

Focus Areas

Family Law: Custody & Visitation, Divorce

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 9 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2004 - 2012

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About Jason Kohlmeyer

Admitted: 2000, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: https://rokolaw.com/southern-minnesota-lawyers/jason-kohlmey...

Honors and Awards:

  • Past Fellow of the American Bar Association – Family Law Section
  • Named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Recognized as a Top 10 attorney 2013 & 2015 by NAFLA
  • Named a Top 100 trial lawyer, by the National Trial Lawyers
  • Receiving the grade of “Advocate” by the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Named a “top 1%” attorney by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Awarded Silver Key for service to the American Bar Association – YLD
  • Rated a 10/10 by avvo.com
  • Star of the Quarter” by the American Bar Association’s-YLD One of 10 “up and coming lawyers” by Minnesota Lawyer Magazine, 2002
  • Listed as a “Top 10” up and coming lawyer by Minnesota Lawyer Newspaper, 2002
  • Named a “Rising Star” by Minnesota Law & Politics from 2003-2012
  • Named “Super Lawyer” from 2013-2016, an award limited to 5% of Minnesota Attorneys
  • 1999 SBA Scholarship Recipient
  • Giles Rich Moot Court Participant
  • Listed in Who's Who in Minnesota Family Law, 2003

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified as an Evidentiary Breath Alcohol Technician - on the Intoxilyzer 5000. S-D2, S-D5 and 400, 2007

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Elected to the ABA House Of Delegates, MN State Bar Representative, 2012
  • Minnesota Society of Criminal Justice, Elected Member, 2010
  • MN State Bar Assoc., Criminal Law Section, Executive Board Member, 2007
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Criminal Section, Chair, 2006
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2006
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2002
  • Minnesota, 2000
  • Minnesota CLE Board of Directors, Director, 2012-present
  • American Inns of Court, Amdahl Chapter, Member,  2005-Present
  • 6th District New Lawyer Section, Founding Chair, 2002
  • 6th District Bar Association, President, 2004-2005
  • MN State Bar Court Rules Committee, Member, 2001 –2004
  • American Bar Association-YLD Family Law Committee, Chair, 2003 – 2004
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota Association for Justice
  • Minnesota State Bar Association-New Lawyer Section, Chair, 2003 – 2004
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Criminal Law Section, Past Board of Governor Member 
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Family Law Section, Former Chair
  • Co-Chair, MSBA Annual Convention planning committee 2008

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker, Family Law for New Lawyers, Minnesota CLE, 2013
  • Speaker, Family Law for New Lawyers, MN CLE, 2013
  • Speaker, Attorney fees for lawyers, Solo Small Firm Conference, Duluth, MN, 2013
  • Speaker, Time Managment Tips For The Busy Lawyer, MCLE, 2012
  • Speaker, Advance Family Law Pracice: Five Tough Problems & Solutions: Strategic Solutions For Solo & Small Firms, MCLE, 2012
  • Speaker, How to Handle Difficult Divorces, MCLE, 2011
  • Speaker, 7 Things Every Family Lawyer Should Know About Criminal Law, MN CLE, 2011
  • Speaker, How To Handle Difficult Divorces, MNCLE, 2011
  • Ten things to know before your first family law trial, MN CLE, 2009
  • Speaker, Parenting Plans - Tips on how to best use Parenting Plans in a divorce, MN CLE, 2009
  • Speaker, Answers to 20 Family Law Questions, MN CLE, Family Law Institute, 2007
  • Speaker, Common Criminal Law Questions, MN CLE, Real Estate Institute, 2007
  • Speaker, How to Succeed as a New Lawyer, New Lawyer Experience, Minn. CLE, 2006
  • Speaker, Answers to 20 Difficult Family Law Questions, MINN. CLE, Family Law Institute, 2006
  • Speaker, Under Fire: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Federal Gun Laws, ABA Spring Mid-Year Meeting, 2006
  • Making the Uncivil Divorce Civil, MN State Bar Assoc., 2006
  • After the Trial, American Association For Justice, Author, 2005
  • Moderator, Finding Your Inner Hemingway; A Conversation With Brad Thor, American Bar Association, ABA-YLD Mid-Year Meeting Salt Lake City, 2004
  • Author, Brief Introduction to MN DWI Law, MTLA, 2002
  • Editioral Board Member, MN Lawyer Newspaper, 2006
  • Mid-Year Meeting, 2003, Nashville, TN
  • ABA Annual Family Law Meeting, 2007, San Diego, CA
  • AAJ Annual Meeting, 2005 Toronto, ON
  • AAJ Annual Meeting, 2004 Boston, MA
  • Winning Criminal Defense Tips, ABA GP Solo New Lawyer, V. 1, No. 4 September, 2003
  • A Brief Summary of MN DWI Law, Minnesota Trial Lawyer’s Magazine, 2002
  • "The Divorce Survival Guide: Getting Divorce in Minnesota" for sale in both print and kindle edition on Amazon.com, Published Author

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Received a $1.1 Million dollar verdict in a child sex abuse case, 2002
  • State v. Kesselring (Minnesota Court of Appeals 2003)
  • Yocum v. Yocum (Minnesota Court of Appeals 2003)
  • State v. Wilking (Minnesota Court of Appeals 2002)

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Part of the winning team that won the "Smartest Law Firm" competition., 6th District Bar Association "Smartest Law Firm", 2012

Educational Background:

  • Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, B.A., Major: Education and Political Science, 1995
  • NITA Trial Advocacy College - Graduate

Industry Groups

  • 6th District Bar Assoc.
  • American Bar Association
  • MN State Bar Association
  • Office Location for Jason C. Kohlmeyer

    150 St. Andrews Ct
    Suite 110
    Mankato, MN 56001

    Phone: 866-326-5315

     

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