Kathryn Lammers heads the firm’s family law department. She is a skilled advocate with years of experience representing clients in all areas of family law including divorce, complex property valuation and division, cash flow issues, child custody, spousal maintenance, domestic abuse, appeals, child support and third party custody.
Ms. Lammers’ skills as a family law attorney have been widely recognized and she was honored as a Minnesota Superlawyer for the years 2014, 2015, and 2016. Prior to that, Ms. Lammers was named a Minnesota “Rising Star,” an elite group of emerging lawyers, either under the age of 40 or in practice less than 10 years, who have demonstrated the highest standards of excellence. Katie was one of only several hundred lawyers in Minnesota chosen as a Rising Star. Katie Lammers has earned the distinction of Rising Star for the years 2011-2013.
Katie has represented hundreds of Minnesotans in civil litigation cases, and is experienced in jury trials, appeals, and bench trials. Being a rule 114 qualified neutral and a certified SENE and FENE mediator, she has settled numerous cases through mediation, but does not hesitate to take cases to trial if they cannot settle.
Katie recognizes that going through any issue affecting someone’s children, money, property and future is stressful and is often one of the worst times in a person’s life. Katie and her legal team work to guide her clients through this transition as smoothly as possible. She will return your calls, make sure you are informed about the process, and guide you to resolution.
A skilled communicator and writer, Ms. Lammers received her BA from Arizona State University in Broadcast Journalism and her Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law. Ms. Lammers is a member of the Amdahl Inn of Court, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, The Minnesota Association for Justice, The Hennepin County Bar Association and the Minnesota State Bar Association. She has presented on various topics on family law and has published articles on third party custody and working with difficult opposing counsel in family law.
Areas of Practice:
Alimony and Spousal Support
Minnesota U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota J.D.
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ B.A. Honors: Dean’s List Major: Broadcast Journalism
Honors and Awards:
Health Law Moot Court
Selected to Super Lawyers in 2012-2016
Professional Associations and Memberships:
HCBA CLE presentation the “Do’s and Don’ts of Family Law Discovery” panel discussion presenter, 2014
Hennepin County Bar Association- Bench and Bar Committee, 2013
Minnesota Association for Justice, 2012
HCBA CLE presentation, “The New Divorce” , 2012
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, 2011
University of St. Thomas Mentor, 2010
Amdahl Inn of Court, 2008
Pro Bono Activities:
Volunteer Mediator Ramsey and Hennepin County, 2012
Tubman Volunteer, 2009
Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights – Commissioner
SENE and FENE Certified
Mediator – Rule 114 qualified neutral
Certified Life Coach
Publications & Lectures
Trying Your First Third Party Custody Case (2012) Minnesota State Bar Association- Family Law Forum Summary of how to prepare for and try a third party custody case- from intake, to pleadings to trial, 2012
Working with Difficult Opposing Counsel from the Perspective of Young Attorneys (2009) Minnesota State Bar Association- Family Law Forum Tips for new attorneys on dealing with difficult clients and opposing counsel
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