Rebecca A. Chaffee

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Best & Flanagan LLP
 | 60 South Sixth Street, Suite 2700
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-208-2922
Fax: 612-339-5897
Selected To Rising Stars: 2006 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

As a member of the Family Law Section of the well-known and highly respected Minneapolis law firm of Best & Flanagan LLP, attorney Rebecca A. Chaffee has established herself as a leader in her area of legal practice. An experienced negotiator and litigator, Ms. Chaffee focuses on finding client-centered solutions to complex legal concerns. She helps Minnesota families with personal and financial concerns related to the following:

·         Child support

·         Child custody

·         Parenting time

·         Grandparent rights

·         Spousal maintenance

·         Marriage dissolutions

·         Legal separations

·         Lump-sum child support settlements

·         Paternity actions

·         Adoptions

Ms. Chaffee is particularly adept at navigating the complex financial concerns that often accompany family law disputes. From proper business valuations to challenging property divisions, clients turn to her for high-quality and tenacious representation of their long-term financial interests.

After graduating with honors from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2000, she received admittance to the Minnesota State Bar Association in the same year. In 2001, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit granted her permission to practice. Attorney Chaffee also has admittance to practice before the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Tribal Court, Prairie Island Indian Community Tribal Court and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Tribal Court.

Due to her reputation as a consummate professional and successful attorney, clients throughout Minneapolis continue to turn to attorney Chaffee for guidance during difficult circumstances. Ms. Chaffee also serves as a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem. Additionally, she maintains active memberships in the American Bar Association, Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association and Minnesota Women Lawyers.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law


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Rising Stars: 2006 - 2016

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About Rebecca Chaffee

Admitted: 2000, Minnesota

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Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National Asian Pacific Bar Association - Minnesota Chapter, President, 2010-2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2001
  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers - Co-Chair of the Master Lawyers Affinity Group
  • National Asian Pacific Bar Association - Minnesota Chapter, President-Elect, 2009-2010
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2001
  • Tribal Court of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, 2002
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • National Asian Pacific Bar Association - Minnesota Chapter, Secretary, 2008-2009
  • State of Minnesota, 2000
  • Tribal Court of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux (Dakota) Community, 2001
  • Minnesota Bar Association
  • National Asian Pacific Bar Association - Minnesota Chapter, Advisory Board Member, 2011-Current

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Volunteer
  • AccountAbility Minnesota, Volunteer
  • Vounteer Lawyers Network, Volunteer

Educational Background:

  • University of Minnesota, B.A., Economics, 1997
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Office Location for Rebecca A. Chaffee

60 South Sixth Street
Suite 2700
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Phone: 612-208-2922

Fax: 612-339-5897

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Last Updated: 5/8/2019

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