Jennifer Nixon

Top rated Family Law attorney in Maple Grove, Minnesota

Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.
Jennifer Nixon
Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

Practice Areas: Family Law, Appellate; view more

Licensed in Minnesota since: 2011

Education: William Mitchell College of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2023

Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

6900 Wedgwood Road
Suite 200
Maple Grove, MN 55311 Visit website


Jennifer Nixon is a family law attorney at Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd., in Maple Grove, Minnesota. She represents clients throughout Minnesota in divorce matters. With over 11 years of legal experience, she handles complex divorce issues and also assists with cases involving property division, spousal maintenance, child custody, parenting time, domestic violence, paternity and more.

Dedicated to providing compassionate and personalized service, Ms. Nixon is trained in collaborative law by the Collaborative Law Institute of Minnesota. She uses this training to help clients achieve amicable settlements to their divorce actions. When a settlement is not possible, she is a skilled advocate in the courtroom, ready to fight for the best interest of her clients.

Ms. Nixon graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree in criminology and political science in 2007. To fulfill her childhood dream of becoming an attorney, she pursued law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law and earned her J.D. in 2011. During her time at the law school, she served as a staff editor of William Mitchell Law Review and as the treasurer of the Women Law Students Association and Disability Law Society.

Ms. Nixon gained practical legal experience while attending law school by serving as a research assistant for the dean of the law school. Furthermore, she served as a teaching assistant at the University of Minnesota – Duluth, Psychology Department. She holds a license to practice law before the state and federal courts of Minnesota.

Active in her legal community, Ms. Nixon is a member of the Hennepin County Bar Association, the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA), the Minnesota Women Lawyers and Collaborative Divorce Minnesota. She volunteers with the MSBA’s Wills for Heroes and is a former board member of the Collaborative Law Institute of Minnesota and past president of Business Network International’s Full Circle Chapter.

For her commitment to client services and high professional standards, Ms. Nixon is rated "Excellent" through Avvo.

Practice areas

Family Law, Appellate

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Appeals, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Paternity

  • 90% Family Law
  • 10% Appellate

First Admitted: 2011, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:

  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • Research Assistant, Dean of the William Mitchell College of Law
Representative Clients:
  • Wilson v. Wilson, A20-1500 (Minn. Ct. App. 2021)
  • Feneis n/k/a Blazek v. Feneis, A21-1279 (Minn. Ct. App. 2022)
  • Kriesel v. Rossman, A19-0712 (Minn. Ct. App. 2019)
  • Madden v. Madden, 923 N.W.2d 688 (Minn. Ct. App. 2019)
  • Kriesel v. Rossman, A18-0212 (Order Opinion, Minn. Ct. App. 2018)
  • Kriesel v. Rossman, A17-0117 (Minn. Ct. App. 2017)
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • BNI, Full Circle Chapter, President 2018 - 2019, Vice President 2021 - 2022
  • Collaborative Law Institute, Board Member, 2015 - 2017
  • State of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers, Member
  • Collaborative Divorce Professionals
  • Collaborative Law Institute, Member, Board Member 2015-2017
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Wills for Heroes
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • New Collaborative Training, Collaborative Law Institute of Minnesota
Educational Background:
  • University of Minnesota - Duluth, B.A. in Criminology and Political Science, summa cum laude, 2007

Office location for Jennifer Nixon

6900 Wedgwood Road
Suite 200
Maple Grove, MN 55311

Phone: 763-560-5700


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2023

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