Jason W. McLean

Top rated Family Law attorney in West Fargo, North Dakota

Parvey, Larson, and McLean, PLLC
Jason W. McLean
Parvey, Larson, and McLean, PLLC

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in North Dakota since: 2004

Education: The University of North Dakota School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2017

Parvey, Larson, and McLean, PLLC

730 13th Ave E
West Fargo, ND 58078 Visit website


Jason W. McLean is an attorney at the law firm of Parvey, Larson, and McLean, PLLC, in Fargo, North Dakota. Mr. McLean devotes his practice exclusively to family law, serving clients in eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota, in cities including Fargo, Grand Forks, East Grand Forks, Fergus Falls, Jamestown, Moorhead, Valley City and Wahpeton. He works with cases involving divorce, custody, high-net worth divorces, divorce financial analysis and other issues.

Mr. McLean has practiced family law for over 15 years. He has extensive experience with negotiation and litigation and has appeared at numerous hearings over the course of his career. In addition, he serves as a guardian ad litem and parenting investigator in North Dakota and prepares custody investigation reports in Minnesota.

Involved in his legal community, Mr. McLean is an active participant in the State Bar Association of North Dakota. He has served as chair for the association’s family law section and co-chaired the family law task force. He has also presented lectures at various family law seminars and as a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association.

In 2017, Mr. McLean was involved with drafting proposed legislation and testifying in front of the North Dakota Legislative Assembly. He was formerly involved with the Keeping Kids First committee during the 2014 North Dakota election, serving as a liaison and committee member.

Mr. McLean earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of North Dakota and received his law degree from the University of North Dakota School of Law. He holds licenses to practice law in North Dakota and Minnesota and is a qualified mediator in both states.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2003, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: https://www.plmfamilylaw.com/attorneys/jason-w-mclean/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Guardian ad Litem, State of North Dakota
  • North Dakota, 2004
  • Minnesota, 2003
  • North Dakota State Bar Association, Family Law Section Secretary/Treasurer, 2013
  • Present Cass County Bar Association Member
  • North Dakota State Bar Association- Family Law Task Force Co-chair, 2015
  • North Dakota State Bar Association, Family Law Section Vice Chair, 2014
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Member
  • Ronald N. Davies American Inn of Court Member
  • North Dakota State Bar Association, Family Law Section Chair, 2015
  • American Bar Association Member
  • North Dakota State Bar Association Member
  • Keeping Kids First Committee Member, 2014
  • North Dakota State Bar Association, Family Law Section Past-Chair, 2016
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Mediator
  • Parenting Investigator
  • Guardian ad Litem
Educational Background:
  • Received a BA in Political Science from The University of North Dakota, 1999
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Author, Initiative shifts focus from children to parents, Grand Forks Herald, 2014
  • Author, Measure Creates a ‘Zone’, Fargo Forum, 2014
  • Presenter- Keeping Kids First: The Realities of the Proposed Shared Parenting Initiative, 2014
  • Presenter- Advanced Family Law, 2014
  • Presenter-Handling Divorce Cases from Start to Finish, 2013
  • Presenter- Divorce Law Guide From A to Z, 2015
  • Author, Shared Parenting Initiative Is Bad For Children, The Gavel (SBAND), 2014
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Testified before the North Dakota House and Senate Judiciary Committees regarding Shared Parenting Legislation, 2017

Office location for Jason W. McLean

730 13th Ave E
West Fargo, ND 58078

Phone: 701-532-0702


5 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2017

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