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Carl Jason Mitchell Arnold

Family Attorney at Northfield, MN

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also known as Carl Arnold

  • Licensed for 19 years
    State MN
    Acquired 2004
    Authorized to Practice No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Carl

Learn Carl’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Family
    Lower-conflict family law cases often using the Collaborative Divorce out-of-court, settlement-focused model. Divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, division of assets and debts, spousal maintenance and paternity.

  2. Mediation
    Family law mediation including divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, division of assets and debts, spousal maintenance and paternity.

  3. Child abuse
    Child protection cases including Child in Need of Protection or Services (CHIPS) and Termination of Parental Rights (TPR). I also handle Maltreatment Determinations.

I enjoy spending time with my family, walking, biking, gardening, yoga and playing handball.  My professional focus is on helping families resolve conflict outside of court through mediation and collaborative divorce if possible.

Contact Carl

Arnold Law and Mediation PLLC
220 Division St. S.
Northfield, MN, 55057-2087
Arnold Law and Mediation PLLC
Edinborough Corporate Center
3300 Edinborough Way, Suite 550
Edina, MN, 55435
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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 100-250 per hour
  • Pro bono 5 %
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.4 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Judical Law Clerk for the Honorable Leland Bush
  • State of Minnesota
  • 2004 - 2005


  • University of Iowa College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2004
  • Saint Olaf College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1998


  • Nothfield Community Action Center
  • Legal Clinic Volunteer
  • 2017 - Present
  • Rice County Dispute Resolution Program
  • Volutneer Mediator
  • 2008 - Present
  • Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services
  • Volunteer Lawyer
  • 2008 - Present
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Rice County Bar Association
  • President
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Collaborative Law Institute of Minnesota, Membership Committee
  • Member
  • 2006 - 2008
  • International Collaborative Law Institute
  • Member
  • 2006 - 2017
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Speaking Engagements

  • Community Education Class: We're Divorcing - Now What?
  • Divorce, Collaborative Law, Mediation, Court
  • 2008
  • Community Education Class: MInnesota Child Support - Understand the New Laws
  • Minnesota Child Support
  • 2008
  • Community Education Class: Getting to Yes - Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
  • Negotiation, Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 2008

Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (6)
Endorse Carl
Family Attorney | Jun 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Arnold is a well-respected attorney in the community. He is very thorough and well prepared for all his cases. I highly endorse Mr. Arnold."
Mediation Attorney | Jan 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Arnold's patience and graciousness endear him to lawyers and professionals, and his genuine concern for righteousness and the law contributes to a better justice system."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Mar 21
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Carl and I worked on a very difficult case together. He joined the case later on in the process but was quickly up to speed. He was patient and professional, even when things became very emotional. It can be tough to work in family law, but Carl did a great job advocating for his client."
Family Attorney | Nov 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I readily endorse this lawyer. Carl is a great lawyer with the gift of taking the complex and difficult and making it understandable and easy. Carl clearly cares a great deal for his clients and has been a valuable resource for me and many others in learning the ins and outs of family law. I do not hesitate to recommend Carl."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Aug 18
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Carl was opposing counsel on a parenting time matter with me. Carl and I were able to sit down with our clients and work out an amicable solution to the parenting time problem. I found Carl to be a very firm but reasonable attorney to work with."