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  • Karen Terese Kugler

    I am very fortunate to work for Judy Oakes. She is a wonderful family law attorney.


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J Oakes Family Law

2589 Hamline Av N #C
Roseville, MN, 55113


MNAuthorized to practice196907/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Distinguished Service AwardMinnesota Women Lawyers2007
Service to MWL AwardMinnesota Women Lawyers2001
President's AwardMSBA1988
Civil Trial Specialist CertificationMSBAN/A
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Super Lawyer AwardSuper LawyersN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing Partner - Family Law AttorneyJ. Oakes Family Law1974 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorWilliam Mitchell College Of Law1974 - 1977
Assistant Attorney GeneralOffice Of The Minnesota Attorney General1969 - 1974
Association namePosition nameDuration
University of Minnesota Law School Alumni Board of DirectorsPresident (2006-2008)2000 - 2009
MSBA Bar Foundation BoardPresident1999 - 2002
Minnesota Women LawyersChair Appointments Committee1998 - 2007
RCBA Families First Day CommitteeCo-chair1995 - 1997
MSBA Spousal Maintenance Guideline CommitteeCo-chair1991 - 1993
Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal EducationN/A1989 - 1995
Minnesota Women LawyersPresident1974 - 1976
Minnesota State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Ramsey County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Hennepin County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Jeschke v. LibbyDistrict Court decision Affirmed
Rizvi v. Rizvi, A09-1623 (Minn. App., May 4, 2010)Trial court decision favoring Ms. Rizvi affirmed.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Family Law Financial Deskbook UpdateChapter 2: Advanced Issues in Child Support2012
Family Law Financial Deskbook UpdateChapter 2: Advanced Issues in Child Support2010
Family Law Financial DeskbookChapter 2: Advanced Issues in Child Support2008
Minnesota Family Law JournalUCCJA: Quagmire or Road Map1990
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1969
Hamline UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1966
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Family Law Financial Deskbook Update CLEAdvanced Child Support Issues2012
32nd Annual Family Law InstituteDivorce from Start to Finish2011
Family Law Financial Deskbook Update CLEAdvanced Child Support Issues2010
The Family Law Financial Deskbook SeminarAdvanced Child Support Issues2008