Susan M. Lach

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Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney in Maplewood, MN

Tuft, Lach, Jerabek & O'Connell, PLLC
 | 2109 County Road D East, Maplewood, MN 55109
Phone: 651-771-0050
Fax: 651-771-0850
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Attorney Profile

Susan M. Lach is a shareholder at Tuft, Lach, Jerabek & O’Connell, PLLC and has practiced in all areas of family law, including complex divorce, complex property valuation and division, contested child custody matters, spousal maintenance, child support issues, and antenuptial agreements. Ms. Lach is trained in arbitration, as well as mediation and parenting consulting, and limits her practice to those areas. She is a Financial Early Neutral Evaluator for the Hennepin, Ramsey, and Washington County District Court Early Neutral Evaluation Programs.

Ms. Lach is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and is past Minnesota Delegate to the National Board of Governors. She is past president of the Minnesota Chapter of the AAML and was previously on its Board of Managers. Ms. Lach is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. She has co-chaired the Family Law Section of the Ramsey County Bar Association as well as the Family Law Section, Hennepin County Bar Association, and is past chair of the Family Law Section of the Trial Lawyers of America. Ms. Lach is member of Minnesota Women Lawyers, and serves in its Advisory Committee.

Ms. Lach has been consistently named to the list of the Top 40 Family Law SuperLawyers® in Minnesota by her peers. She has also been named to the list of Top 100 SuperLawyers® in Minnesota as well as the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Minnesota. Ms. Lach has been listed in Best Lawyers in America for more than 20 years, as well as in Leading American Attorneys, Who’s Who in American Law, and International Who’s Who of Professional and Business Women. Ms. Lach received a Top Ten Attorney Ranking in 2016 by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA).  

Ms. Lach has lectured on topics related to family law through state and local bar associations in both Minnesota and Colorado as well as nationally for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the American Bar Association, The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. She also is an Adjunct Professor at William Mitchell School of Law, teaching family law.

 
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About Susan Lach

Admitted: 1993, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://www.tuftlaw.com/team/susan-lach/

Honors/Awards:

  • Named to the list of the Top 40 Family Law Super Lawyers® in Minnesota
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America
  • International Who’s Who of Professional and Business Women
  • Named to the list of Top 100 Super Lawyers® in Minnesota
  • Leading American Attorneys
  • Top Ten Attorney Ranking in 2016 by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA)
  • Top 50 Women Attorneys in Minnesota
  • Who’s Who in American Law

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Rule 114 Qualified Neutral

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Minnesota, 1993
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • Ramsey County Bar Association, Member
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Colorado State Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers, Member
  • Colorado, 1976

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • “Child Support Guidelines: Just the Start of Good Trial Advocacy,” Trial Magazine, June 1992
  • “Prenuptial Agreements”, Legal Briefs, McMillian, 1995

Educational Background:

  • University of Minnesota, B.A., summa cum laude
Office Location for Susan M. Lach

2109 County Road D East
Maplewood, MN 55109

Phone: 651-771-0050

Fax: 651-771-0850

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Last Updated: 1/18/2019

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