Gerald O. Williams is the founder of Williams Divorce and Family Law in Woodbury, Minnesota. Focusing his practice on family law matters, he represents clients throughout Minnesota in divorce, paternity, custody and other related matters. Mr. Williams also has significant experience in interstate and international child custody and child support cases, including matters arising under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Whenever possible, he helps his clients bypass litigation through mediation and the collaborative divorce process, enabling them to end their marriages in a cooperative rather than an adversarial manner.
After graduating with honors with a Bachelor of Arts in music from The College of Wooster in 1988, Mr. Williams earned his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1992 and was admitted to practice in Minnesota that same year. He was a partner in area law firms before founding his own firm in 2008. Highly regarded by fellow professionals, Mr. Williams has received a 10.0 "Superb" rating through Avvo.
Mr. Williams writes a recurring column for a magazine published quarterly by the Minnesota Association for Justice and participates in a wide variety of other professional and community activities. He is a past Vice President, past Treasurer and past board member of the Minnesota chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. In addition, Mr. Williams is a fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a member of the Minnesota Association for Justice and the Collaborative Law Institute of Minnesota. Among his personal interests are community theater, church music, and music composition and arranging.
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539 Bielenberg DRive
Woodbury, MN 55125
Last Updated: 11/21/2016