Also known as Valerie Arnold

Valerie Ann Downing Arnold

Valerie Ann Downing Arnold

Divorce / Separation Lawyer
Minneapolis, MN




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About Me

Valerie Arnold is a founding partner of Arnold, Rodman & Kretchmer PLLC. Ms. Arnold practices in all areas of family law including divorce, child custody, property division, spousal maintenance, antenuptial agreements, child support as well as interstate and international divorce and child custody.  Ms. Arnold is experienced in representing clients in divorce and child custody proceedings, Hague...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Hourly ($350/hour), Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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Great Job Handling Very Complex Cases

Posted by: Assen over 4 years ago.

I was a client of Ms. Arnold regarding a very complex child custody case followed by international child abduction in Eastern Europe. Her expertise...

Excellent Attorney

Posted by: Michelle over 3 years ago.

I most highly recommend Ms. Valerie Arnold and her law firm. Ms. Arnold co-counseled a very complex international divorce and custody case for me...
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Showing 2 of 3 peer endorsements

Allison Lynn Madison Marshall
Allison Marshall

Minneaoplis, MN

About 2 years ago

Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

I worked with Ms. Arnold on a very difficult case. We were able to settle the matter just prior to what would have been an expensive and emotionally...
Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

Over 3 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
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1997 License Status: Authorized to practice for the state of Minnesota.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/06/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2010 – present

Arnold, Rodman & Kretchmer PLLC


Showing 1 of 4 degrees

1997 Juris Doctor in Law

University of Minnesota Law School


Showing 1 of 5 awards

2014 Super Lawyer

Super Lawyers Magazine


Showing 1 of 6 association entries

2008- present Fellow

International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (U.S. chapter)

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Showing 2 of 16 publications

2013 Child Custody Procedures: Form By Form; Discovery, Pre-Trial & Trial

National Business Institute Seminar

2012 Legal Guide to Interstate Divorce Proceedings

National Business Institute Seminar

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 26 occasions

2013 Child Custody Procedures: Form By Form; Discovery, Pre-Trial & Trial

at National Webcast

2013 Family Law 50: Interstate and International

at Family Law Institute

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