Jane Van Valkenburg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Van Valkenburg Law
 | 3300 Edinborough Way, Suite 550
Minneapolis, MN 55435
Phone: 952-428-7860
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jane Van Valkenburg founded her Edina law firm, Van Valkenburg Law, with the goal of helping the residents of Hennepin County and the surrounding areas in southeastern Minnesota to overcome difficult family law challenges. Thanks to her reputation as a compassionate and dedicated client advocate, individuals and families from the nearby cities of Minneapolis, St. Paul, Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Eagan and Chanhassen turn to her for assistance with a variety of family law matters, including the following:

• Divorce

• High-asset divorce

• Same-sex divorce

• Child custody

• Child support

In addition to offering representation during family law litigation, Ms. Valkenburg also practices collaborative law. As a long-time member of the Collaborative Law institute of Minnesota, she strongly urges her clients to work to find solutions to disagreements without going to trial.Ms. Valkenburg began her legal career in 1983 after earning her law degree from William Mitchell College of Law and her approval to practice law in the state of Minnesota. In addition to her approval to practice in all of Minnesota's state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota also granted her approval to practice in its courtrooms.

Over the course of Ms. Valkenburg's 30-plus year legal career, she has earned a reputation as one of the Twin Cities' most respected family law attorneys, which has resulted in a number of honors. She has an "Excellent" rating from Avvo, and she has received an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

When Ms. Valkenburg is not assisting a client, she can often be found at legal events. She is a member of a number of organizations, including the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (80%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%): Mediation

Focus Areas

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2017

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About Jane Van Valkenburg

Admitted 1983, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://www.vanvalkenburglaw.com/About/Jane-Van-valkenburg.sh...

Honors and Awards:

  • Top Women Lawyers
  • Who’s Who in America
  • A-V Rated Martindale Hubbell
  • Top 100 Superlawwyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1983
  • Minnesota, 1983
  • Member, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Member, Collaborative Law Institute
  • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member, State Bar of Minnesota

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Volunteer Lawyers Network, Family Law Committee

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, Elder Law Institute, 2000 - 2001

Educational Background:

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, B.A., 1979
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Office Location for Jane Van Valkenburg

3300 Edinborough Way
Suite 550
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Phone: 952-428-7860

 

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Last Updated: 10/24/2016

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