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Suzanne M. Remington

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Edina, MN

Hellmuth & Johnson
8050 West 78th Street
Edina, MN 55439
Phone: 952-941-4005
Fax: 952-941-2337
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2001 - 2022
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 1994
Practice Areas: Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate
Attorney Profile

As a partner and family law attorney at Hellmuth & Johnson in Edina, Minnesota, Suzanne M. Remington supports Minnesota clients going through issues revolving around divorce, child support and custody, spousal maintenance, division of assets, appeals, and guardianship and conservatorship. In addition to representing clients in courts, she offers alternative dispute resolution options depending on their needs and circumstances.

A humane attorney genuinely concerned about her family law clients, Ms. Remington is highly skilled at analyzing the income of the involved parties to pursue fair payment of child support and distribution of assets. While extremely focused on helping her clients with their legal issues, she leaves no stone unturned to relieve their stress.

With a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Indiana University Bloomington, Ms. Remington received her Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She is certified in civil mediation and is a qualified neutral under Rule 114. For more than 20 years, she has represented her clients before the Minnesota Supreme Court, the Minnesota Court of Appeals and several district court judges in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro and the surrounding region.

Admitted to Minnesota and Illinois state courts, Ms. Remington is an active member of the Hennepin County Bar Association, the Eighth District of the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Minnesota Women Lawyers and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. She has been recognized as one of the top attorneys in family law by Best Lawyers in America.

Attorney Remington co-founded and co-chaired Hennepin County Financial Early Neutral Evaluation Pilot Project. She regularly presents and trains her peers on financial early neutral evaluation, effective marital dissolution practices and the new child support statutes. With a commitment to serve her community, she has presided over expedited child support hearings as a child support magistrate.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Family Law
  • 20%Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 10%Appellate
Focus Areas

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

Selections

22 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2001 - 2022

About Suzanne M. Remington

First Admitted: 1992, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://hjlawfirm.com/minneapolis-attorneys/suzanne-m-reming...

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Civil Mediation training

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Family Law Institute, Minnesota State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016: Case Law Update
  • Effective Marital Dissolution Practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2005: Evaluating the Client and Case—Initial Considerations
  • Adjudicative Skills, Hamline Law School, Saint Paul, Minnesota, March 11, 2005
  • Family Law Institute, Minnesota State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 21, 2005: Financial Early Neutral Evaluation in Family Court—New Developments
  • Effective Marital Dissolution Practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2006: Pretrial and Settlement Conferences
  • Adjudicative Processes, Hamline Law School, Saint Paul, Minnesota, August, 16, 2006
  • Minnesota State Judges Conference Financial Early Neutral Evaluation presentation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August, 16, 2006
  • Minnesota New Child Support Statute Changes Effective January 1, 2007, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 30, 2006: Comparing the Old with the New Calculations—Key Differences
  • Effective Marital Dissolution Practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota February 13, 2007: Settlements and ADR Options
  • Ramsey County Bar Association Family Law Section Meeting, Saint Paul, Minnesota, March 28, 2007: Goldman v Greenwood Relocation Law in MN
  • Financial Early Neutral Evaluation Training, Hennepin and Ramsey County, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April, 27, 2007
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Bloomington, Minnesota, November 28, 2007: Child Support
  • Financial Early Neutral Evaluation Training, Duluth, Minnesota, November, 2007
  • Guest appearance on WCCO Radio’s Mondale and Jones radio show discussing the Hennepin County Financial Early Neutral Evaluation Pilot Project, 2007
  • Financial Early Neutral Evaluation Training, Denver, Colorado, February 2008
  • Effective Marital Dissolution Practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 2009
  • Financial Early Neutral Evaluation Training, Woodbury, Minnesota, June 2009
  • Financial Early Neutral Evaluation Training, Chaska, Minnesota, November 2009
  • Volunteer Lawyers Network, CLE, November 12, 2010, “Managing New Challenges In Family Law Cases”
  • Financial Early Neutral Evaluation Training, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, January 2009 and March 2011
  • Guest appearance, Fox 9 News, discussing the legal ramifications of prenuptial agreements, November 3, 2011
  • Presented: “MREE Presentation – Family Law and Real Estate,” May 2012
  • Presented “The Use of Social Services Research in Dissolution Relocation Cases” at the June 2012 Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Chicago, Illinois
  • 5 hours of the Hamline University Certified Family Law Mediation Training, August 2012
  • Presented “Gifting to Your Adult Children, Now or in Your Plan?” at Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC. Edina, Minnesota, September 25, 2013
  • Presented “New Law Series: Impact of Same-Sex Marriage in Minnesota – Navigating Divorce” Minnesota CLE Webcast, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 26, 2013; September 17, 2013
  • Presented “Professional Teaming in Family Law – The Untapped Resource” at Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC. Edina, Minnesota, October 15, 2014
  • Family Law Institute, Minnesota State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016: Case Law Update

Honors/Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America© – Family Law, 2019-2022
  • Co-founder of the Hennepin County Financial Early Neutral Evaluation Pilot Project, for which she served as co-chair from 2004 - 2010
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers® 2001 – 2021, and recognized as one of the Minnesota Top 100 Woman Attorneys and one of Minnesota’s Top 40 Family Law Super Lawyers.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Minnesota State Courts
  • Member, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.
  • Member, Minnesota Woman Lawyers
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Member, Eighth District Bar Association
  • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Courts

Educational Background

  • Indiana University – Bloomington, B.A., 1989 
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Office Location for Suzanne M. Remington

8050 West 78th Street
Edina, MN 55439

Phone: 952-941-4005

Fax: 952-941-2337

Last Updated: 7/19/2022

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