Victoria Jacobson Brenner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Collins, Buckley, Sauntry & Haugh, P.L.L.P.
 | First National Bank Building, Suite West 1100, 332 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101-1379
Phone: 651-227-0611
Fax: 651-227-0758
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012, 2014
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Russian
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Victoria Jacobson Brenner is the managing partner of Collins, Buckley, Sauntry & Haugh, PLLP, a law firm in St. Paul, Minnesota. Ms. Brenner focuses her practice on family law, serving clients in the Twin Cities metropolitan area and the surrounding region. She handles cases involving divorce, alimony, child support, custody, orders for protection, parenting time and post-divorce matters, covering a range of modest to high-asset cases.

    Ms. Brenner has over 15 years of experience practicing family law. Over the course of her career, she has litigated and resolved many complex family law matters, earning recognition from Minnesota Lawyer magazine, who named her an “up & coming attorney” in 2010.

    In addition to her law practice, Ms. Brenner serves as an adjunct professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, teaching family law. She lectures at continuing legal education events and is active in professional organizations including the Ramsey County Bar Association, the Hennepin County Bar Association, the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Minnesota Justice Foundation and Minnesota Women Lawyers.

    Additionally, Ms. Brenner serves as treasurer of the Warren E. Burger American Inn of Court and volunteers her time to the Tubman Safety Project and legal service programs in Hennepin and Ramsey counties.

    Ms. Brenner holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota. She earned her law degree from the University of St. Thomas, Minnesota, School of Law. Prior to attending law school, she taught English as a second language in Russia and worked for AFS Intercultural Programs. She holds licenses to practice law before all Minnesota state courts and the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Family Law
    • 20%Professional Liability: Defense
    Focus Areas

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


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012, 2014

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    About Victoria Brenner

    Admitted: 2004, Minnesota

    Professional Webpage:


    • Rising Star, 2011-12, 2014
    • Super Lawyer, 2015-2018
    • Minnesota Lawyer Up & Coming Attorney, 2010
    • University of St. Thomas Alumna Living the Mission, 2010

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) – National Chapter
    • Warren Burger Inns of Court, Treasurer
    • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) – Minnesota Chapter, President, 2017 to 2018
    • Ramsey County Bar Association, Delegate to the Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Family Law League
    • Cooperative Law Group, Member
    • Minnesota Women Lawyers
    • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2007
    • Collaborative Law Alliance
    • AFCC, Immediate Past President & Board Member
    • Warren E. Burger Inn of Court, President Elect 2018-2019
    • Minnesota, 2004
    • Ramsey County Bar Association Hennepin County Bar Association Minnesota State Bar Association, 2004

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • University of St. Thomas School of Law, Director on Law Alumni Board
    • Chrysalis - Volunteer Attorney with Domestic Abuse Program Hennepin County - Family Court Unbundled Legal Services - Volunteer Attorney Ramsey County Limited Scope Legal Services- Volunteer Attorney University of St. Thomas School of Law - Annual Fund Committee AFCC MN Chapter President
    • Minnesota Justice Foundation
    • Ramsey County Veteran’s Limited Scope Legal Services Program – Program Founder, Volunteer Attorney
    • Hennepin County Limited Scope Legal Services Program – Volunteer Attorney
    • Minnesota Justice Foundation, Past Chair

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Family Law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Adjunct professor

    Educational Background:

    • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, B.A.
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    Office Location for Victoria Jacobson Brenner

    First National Bank Building, Suite West 1100
    332 Minnesota Street
    St. Paul, MN 55101-1379

    Phone: 651-227-0611

    Fax: 651-227-0758

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    Last Updated: 1/8/2021

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