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         Elizabeth A. Cloutier has been licensed to practice law in Minnesota for almost 25 years, with an emphasis on family law, personal injury, estate planning, employment law and general civil litigation. She is admitted to practice in Minnesota state and federal courts and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. She has extensive trial and litigation experience, as well as experience in arbitrations, mediations, settlement negotiations, motion practice, drafting legal documents and representing clients in state and federal appeals. 

         She was recently voted "Favorite Female Attorney" in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 by Minnesota Women's Press, Inc. readers.  She was voted "Favorite Female Family Law Attorney" in 2008 by the readers. 

         Ms. Cloutier began working as a law clerk and legal assistant, and attorney, in her father's law firm. She and her father worked together over the years to develop a general practice law firm that provides a wide variety of legal services for clients and their families. 

         During the past 25 years, Ms. Cloutier has been the lead attorney aggressively and successfully representing clients in personal injury matters, such as automobile accidents, work injury, slip and fall, motorcycle/boat accident, animal bite, burn, premises liability, products liability, malpractice, and wrongful death claims. She has represented clients in family law matters, such as divorce, custody/visitation disputes, child support matters, prenuptial agreements, paternity cases and adoptions. 

         Ms. Cloutier also has extensive experience in estate planning, wills, trusts, adoption, insurance issues, corporate, non-profit corporation, business, contract, entertainment and arts, guardianships/conservatorships, domestic partnership agreements, GLBT law, and probate law matters, in addition to many other types of cases.

         Please contact Ms. Cloutier today for a free consultation to discuss your legal needs.


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  1. Family: 24%
    26 years
  2. Personal Injury: 24%
    26 years
  3. Adoption: 24%
    26 years
  4. Estate Planning: 23%
    26 years
  5. Animal & Dog Bites: 5%



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  • Christopher Robert Walsh

    I endorse this lawyer. She learned from the best, Cortlen Cloutier, her late father. Like him, she is a compassionate advocate for her clients, and a true professional.


    Christopher Walsh Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Cloutier Law Offices, P.A.

10 South 5th Street.
Suite 1005
Minneapolis, MN, 55402


MNAuthorized to practice198807/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Lawyers in State of MinnesotaAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2014
Favorite Female AttorneyMinnesota Women's Press2013
Favorite Female AttorneyMinnesota Women's Press2012
Favorite Female AttorneyMinnesota women's Press2011
Favorite Female AttorneyMinnesota Women's Press2010
Favorite Female Family Law AttorneyMinnesota Women's Press, Inc.2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney, PresidentCloutier Law Offices, PA2003 - Present
Attorney, PresidentCloutier & Brandl2008 - 2012
Law Clerk, Legal Assistant, AttorneyCloutier & Musech, PA1980 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Hennepin County Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of Minnesota, Twin CitiesEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1985