Adjunct Faculty, Attorney at Lindquist & Vennum, LLP
As an advocate for clients in dissolution and other family law matters, Michael focuses his practice on marital dissolution, custody, and post-decree and appellate work in cases with complex financial and custodial issues. Whether a client is just beginning to consider divorce or an attorney is required for litigation, clients and opposing counsel trust Michael to handle cases with great care and expertise.
Michael credits his legal mentors for helping him achieve an exacting standard of practice in the area of family law. Prior to entering private practice, Michael served as a judicial intern for the Hon. Daniel C. Moreno, a Judge in Hennepin County Family Court.
Michael is recognized by Minnesota Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star" among his peers, an honor received by no more than 2.5% of lawyers in Minnesota. He is a prolific author, with articles appearing in legal publications ranging from University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy, to Georgetown Journal of Law & Modern Critical Race Perspectives, and Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science and Technology.
|Description of course 827 :||This course will explore the legal and policy issues relating to the creation and dissolution of family relation- ships. Students will examine topics such as marriage requirements, co-habitation, marital contracts, property distribution upon divorce, spousal support, child custody and child support.|