Sonja M. Nyberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Arnold, Rodman & O'Keefe P.A.
 | 2626 East 82nd Street, Suite 355
Minneapolis, MN 55425
Phone: 952-955-8008
Fax: 952-955-8009
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
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    Focusing her practice exclusively on family law matters, Sonja M. Nyberg is a senior associate at Arnold, Rodman & Kretchmer PA. From the firm's office in Minneapolis, she furnishes dedicated representation to clients throughout the state. Ms. Nyberg has been admitted to practice before all Minnesota state courts since 2010.

    A significant portion of Ms. Nyberg's practice is centered on her provision of advice and counsel to people whose marriages are coming to an end and who are thus having to deal with such issues as property division, spousal and child support, and child custody and visitation. A forceful courtroom advocate when litigation is necessary, she often helps her clients come to an accord on these matters through negotiations or mediation. Ms. Nyberg's experience also includes the preparation and review of qualified domestic relations orders when certain types of retirement plans are among the assets to be divided. In addition to her divorce practice, she has prepared prenuptial agreements, and she has represented domestic violence victims who are seeking protective orders. The quality of her work in all these areas has resulted in Ms. Nyberg's receipt of a Superb peer review rating through Avvo.

    Majoring in English, Ms. Nyberg attended the College of Saint Benedict, Saint John's University and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2004. After working for AmeriCorps, she decided to pursue a legal education, and she enrolled at what was then known as Hamline University School of Law. Ms. Nyberg clerked for a legal content provider before being awarded her Juris Doctor in 2010. After her graduation, she was a judicial law clerk at the Hennepin County Family Justice Center before entering private practice. Ms. Nyberg's professional memberships include the Hennepin County Bar Association.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

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


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    Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

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    About Sonja Nyberg

    Admitted: 2010, Minnesota

    Professional Webpage:


    • Northstar Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2017
    • Top Female Attorney - Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Rule 114 Qualified Neutral - Family Law Mediation, 2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association, 2015 – Present
    • Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2015 – Present
    • Member, Family Law League, 2011- Present

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Volunteer Lawyers Network, Volunteer Attorney, 2016 – Present
    • Ramsey County Limited Scope Attorney Roster, 2017 – Present
    • Fourth Districts Ethics Committee, Member/ Volunteer Investigator, 2016 – Present

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:


    • State of Minnesota, In Court of Appeals, A-1632., 2016

    Educational Background:

    • Bachelor of Arts, College of St. Benedict / St. John's University, English, 2004
    • Hamline University School of Law, Juris Doctorate., 2010
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    Office Location for Sonja M. Nyberg

    2626 East 82nd Street
    Suite 355
    Minneapolis, MN 55425

    Phone: 952-955-8008

    Fax: 952-955-8009

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    Last Updated: 1/21/2021

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