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Elizabeth Anne Cloutier

Adoption Attorney at Minneapolis, MN

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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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Licensed for 34 years
State MN
Status Authorized to Practice
Acquired 1988
Updated 01/24/2023

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

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Cloutier Law Offices, P.A.
10 South 5th Street.
Suite 1005
Minneapolis, MN, 55402


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Posted by mk | May 23, 2012
fantastic attorney
Liz was fantastic to work with. I live out of state but Dakota County still had jurisdiction and it was very easy to work with her via phone and email. She worked quickly but effectively especially on what was a difficult case.


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Work Experience

  • Attorney, President
  • Cloutier Law Offices, PA
  • 2003 - Present
  • Attorney, President
  • Cloutier & Brandl
  • 2008 - 2012
  • Law Clerk, Legal Assistant, Attorney
  • Cloutier & Musech, PA
  • 1980 - 2003


  • William Mitchell College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1988
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1985


  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Lawyers in State of Minnesota
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2014
  • Favorite Female Attorney
  • Minnesota Women's Press
  • 2013
  • Favorite Female Attorney
  • Minnesota Women's Press
  • 2012
  • Favorite Female Attorney
  • Minnesota women's Press
  • 2011
  • Favorite Female Attorney
  • Minnesota Women's Press
  • 2010
  • Favorite Female Family Law Attorney
  • Minnesota Women's Press, Inc.
  • 2008
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Employment and labor Attorney | May 21
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"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."
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Minneapolis Adoption Lawyer Elizabeth Anne Cloutier
Elizabeth Anne Cloutier
Adoption Attorney
Minneapolis, MN
Licensed for 34 years
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