DeAnne L. Dulas

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Eagan, MN

Sheridan & Dulas, P.A.
 | 1380 Corporate Center Curve, Suite 320
Eagan, MN 55121
Phone: 651-686-8800
Fax: 651-686-7870
Selected To Rising Stars: 1998 - 1999, 2001, 2005 - 2006
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    As shareholder and partner at Sheridan & Dulas, P.A., DeAnne L. Dulas represents clients throughout the state of Minnesota, including Eagan, the Twin Cities and the surrounding areas. She focuses her practice on family law cases that involve the following matters: divorce, alimony, property division, modifications, high net worth divorce, custody, child support, prenuptial agreements, paternity and same-sex family law.

    After graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Minnesota in 1992, Ms. Dulas went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1995.

    For more than 20 years, Ms. Dulas has been dedicated to helping clients resolve family law matters. Taking a comprehensive approach to every case, she understands that the process and needs for each  family are different. She provides sound guidance regarding each situation and she advocates for her client's best interests. Ms. Dulas uses collaborative and cooperative techniques to reach a favorable outcome, whether she is litigating on her clients' behalf or working with them outside the courtroom. Ms. Dulas focuses her practice on making sure her clients have all of the information they need to make informed decisions about their options and the pros and cons of those options in the context of their short-term and long-term goals.  Ms. Dulas strives to empower her clients to make informed decisions that will benefit them now and in the future.

    In her early career, Ms. Dulas was Minnesota Law & Politics magazine recognized Ms. Dulas on its Rising Stars list multiple times.   Ms. Dulas has presented at CLEs on topics including child support, pre-nuptial agreements and legal ethics. 

    Active in the legal community, Ms. Dulas is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, the First District Bar Association and the Dakota County Bar Association.  Ms. Dulas is a longstanding member of the First District Ethics Committee and currently serves as the Committee Chair. Ms. Dulas has also served on the Board of Legal Assistance of Dakota County since 2001, serves on its executive committee and is a three time past-president.   Ms. Dulas has been a member of Minnesota Women Lawyers and served on the judicial elections committee for a number of years and as its chair.

    Ms. Dulas is featured in Attorney at Law Magazine, November 2016 issue of Women in the Law, and presently hosts a monthly radio show on family law issues to educate the public on family law topics.


    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law


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    Rising Stars: 1998 - 1999, 2001, 2005 - 2006

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    About DeAnne Dulas

    Admitted: 1995, Minnesota

    Professional Webpage:


    • Who's Who in Family Law, Minnesota Law and Politics Magazine
    • Minnesota Rising Star, Minnesota Law and Politics Magazine, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, and 2006 
    • Sheridan & Dulas, P.A. has been ranked in U.S. News -Best Lawyers, "Best Law Firms" for the years 2010, 2011-2012, 2013 & 2014, 2015 and 2016, Ranked among Tier 1 Law Firms, U.S. News

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Co-chair, Minnesota Women Lawyers Judicial Elections Committee, 2008 and 2010
    • Member, Dakota County Bar Association
    • Chair, First District Ethics committee
    • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1996
    • Member, First District Bar Association
    • Former Member, Minnesota Women Lawyers Judicial Elections Committee
    • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Minnesota, 1995
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1996
    • Legal Assistance of Dakota County, Board of Directors and Three-Time Past President

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Girl Scout Leader and volunteer, 2008

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Presenter, Minnesota Child Support Law, Legal Assistance Of Dakota County, 2009
    • Legal Ethics, Presenter, Minnesota Family Support And Recovery Council, 2016
    • Legal Ethics, Presenter, Office Of Lawyers Professional Responsiblity, 2016
    • Discussion of the use and requirements of Prenuptial Agreements, Presenter, Prenuptial Agreements, 2015
    • Ethics FAQs, Presenter, Ethics FAQs: Answers to Frequently Encountered Ethics Questions, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2015

    Educational Background:

    • University of Minnesota, Minnesota, Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, with honors , 1992
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    Office Location for DeAnne L. Dulas

    1380 Corporate Center Curve
    Suite 320
    Eagan, MN 55121

    Phone: 651-686-8800

    Fax: 651-686-7870

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