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Margaux Soeffker

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Maple Grove, MN

Margaux C. Soeffker, LLC
11214 86th Ave N
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Phone: 612-268-1988
Fax: 763-315-2715
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2020
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Family Law
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

Principal attorney at Margaux C. Soeffker, LLC, Margaux Soeffker is a divorce, mediation and family law attorney in Hennepin, Sherburne, Anoka, Stearns, Ramsey, Washington, Wright, Scott, Dakota and Carver counties. Admitted to practice in Minnesota, she has been named to Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers by the American Society of Legal Advocates, was a recipient of the Women’s Law Student Association Grant and is fluent in both English and Spanish.

She has an Avvo “Superb” rating and graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 2002. At the University of Minnesota Law School, Ms. Soeffker obtained a Juris Doctor in 2005 and in 2017 became a Rule 114 Qualified Neutral Mediator. With over a decade of family law experience, she is a passionate advocate for the rights of her clients.  Ms. Soeffker has also completed the Social and Financial Early Neutral Evaluator training.

A former board member of the Minnesota Chapter of the Scleroderma Foundation and the Family Court Enhancement Project (focused on safe ADR practices in domestic violence matters), Ms. Soeffker is currently a member of Minnesota Women Lawyers, the Hennepin County Bar Association and the Minnesota State Bar Association. She spent a decade working with Big Brothers Big Sisters Minnesota and provided community service and pro bono work to the Tubman Pro Bono Safety Project.

Ms. Soeffker is also actively involved with the Family Law League, the Cooperative Practice Network, and the Minnesota Chapter of the Association of Family & Conciliation Courts. In her efforts to help women as they move past, experience or approach divorce, she worked for a year with Rediscovering U and presented about common misconceptions and myths in family law.

In 2018 Ms. Soeffker started her own law firm and loves running her own business and providing superior legal representation to individuals going through difficult times.  

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

9 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2020

About Margaux Soeffker

First Admitted: 2006, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: https://www.mcsfamilylaw.com/margaux-soeffker

Educational Background

  • Rule 114 Qualified Neutral , 2017
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Degree received from Johns Hopkins University, Phi Beta Kappa, 1998-2002

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • The American Society of Legal Advocates recognized Margaux Soeffker as a top 40 Family Lawyer under 40 in the State of Minnesota., 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Family law attorney Margaux Soeffker of Margaux C. Soeffker, LLC discusses work life balance. She identifies how she stays connected with friends, neighbors, and especially her family through things like movie nights and mother-daughter spa days. She discusses her daily work schedule and the challenges of adjusting to juggling in a world with far less with less structure than what we are used to experiencing. She discusses the importance of checking in with one another more through social media, telephone and text. She addresses the importance of acknowledging the loneliness and other challenges clients are facing, for example, by reminding them about self-care., Guest speaker/presenter on The Minnesota Family Law Podcast to discuss work/life balance during the pandemic, Practicing in a Pandemic: Margaux C. Soeffker Discusses the Challenges of Practicing and Parenting , The Minnesota Family Law Podcast sponsored by Tuft, Lach, Jerabek & O'Connell, Family Law Practitioners, 2020
  • Radio spotlight featuring family law attorney, Margaux C. Soeffker, Q&A re: common divorce myths and misconceptions.  Disclaimer: for specific advice, please consult with an attorney., I was interviewed about common "Divorce Myths & Misunderstandings" , Guest Speaker on The Mix Radio Network, a local radio station , General Population- Disclaimer, No Specific Legal Advice Was Rendered, 2020
  • In 2013, Margaux participated in the Divorcing Divas conference, the purpose of which is to provide support, information, and resources to people going through the process of divorce.  Margaux presented on mental health and its impact on children, finances and individuals in the divorce process., Presenter, When Mental Health Unravels a Marriage, Divorcing Divas, 2013
  • Authored article re: Minnesota’s current child support calculator, statutes and caselaw with practical tips for dealing with various child support issues. Note: MN Child Support Guidelines are changing 8/1/2018., Author, My Daily Interaction with the Child Support Statute, MSBA, Family Law Forum- Winter Edition, 2015

Honors/Awards

  • I presently have 29 reviews through Avvo.com with a 5-star average.  I've generated several new reviews this year and received the "Clients' Choice Award."  , Avvo Clients' Choice Award 2021, Avvo.com, 2021
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Johns Hopkins University, 2002
  • University of Minnesota Law School Dean’s List, 2004-2005
  • Top Woman Lawyer in Minnesota as ranked by Super Lawyers, 2013-2018
  • Women’s Law Student Association Grant recipient, 2004
  • ASLA is an invitation-only legal organization comprised of the nation's most skilled lawyers.  Lawyers selected combine stellar legal credentials with proven commitment to community engagement, leadership, and the highest professional standards. , Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers in MN, The American Society of Legal Advocates , 2018
  • ​Seven 2012-2018 Rising Star Awards by Minnesota Super Lawyers®
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 2002
  • Women's Law Student Association Grant Recipient, 2004, used to clerk at Connecticut Legal Services in the Family Law Department.  CLS serves primarily victims of domestic violence, and indigent clients.

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Rediscovering U Educating Women on Divorce September 2016 – Present
  • Scleroderma Foundation, MN Chapter, Board Member, 2009 – 2010
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters Minnesota, 2006 – 2016
  • Member Family Court Enhancement Project since 2014
  • Tubman Pro Bono Safety Project, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Minnesota Women's Lawyers, Former Attorney Mentor Sect. Co-Chair, 2009- 2010
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Member, 2005 – Present
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member, 2005 – present
  • Minnesota Women's Lawyers, Member, 2004 – Present
  • Association Of Family & Conciliation Courts MN Chapter
  • Representative On Behalf Of MWL To MSBA Assembly, 2013-2017
  • Minnesota, 2006

Industry Groups

  • Association Of Family & Conciliation Courts MN Chapter
  • Cooperative Practice Network
  • Family Court Enhancement Project Committee
  • Family Law League
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • Representative On Behalf Of MWL To MSBA Assembly 2013-2017
  • Tubman Pro Bono Safety Project
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Office Location for Margaux Soeffker

11214 86th Ave N
Maple Grove, MN 55369

Phone: 612-268-1988

Fax: 763-315-2715

Last Updated: 10/26/2021

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