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Licensed Attorney since 2000 with substantial experience in the area of family law. High premium on ethical practices, rigorous representation and responsive advocacy.


Languages spoken: Norwegian, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Family: 90%
  2. Appeals: 5%
  3. Estate Planning: 5%


Payment types:

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Contact info

Novelli Law Office, P.A.

150 South Fifth Street
Suite 1320
Minneapolis, MN, 55402


MNAuthorized to practice200407/15/2016
NYCurrently registered 200007/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner and Attorney at LawNovelli Law Office, P.A.2013 - Present
Attorney at LawBinder Law Offices, P.A.2011 - 2012
Senior Associate AttorneyKathleen M. Newman + Associates, P.A.2009 - 2011
Associate AttorneyM. Sue Wilson Law Offices, P.A.2005 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Hennepin County Bar AssociationProgram Co-Chair2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hanratty v. Hanratty, 2011 WL 891178The Minnesota Court of Appeals affirmed the district court's order denying father's request to terminate his child support obligation.
Chopp v. Chopp, 2011 WL 6141601Reversed and remanded
Stowell v. Stowell, 2012 WL 5476131Appellant's requests were denied and the Court remanded the issue of security for spousal maintenance.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Cincinnati College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Ohio State University, ColumbusEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ramsey County Bar AssociationUpside Down Property in a Topsy Turvy Dissolution2013
Family Law Institute 2012The Top 10 Cases All Advanced Family Lawyers Should Know2012
Family Law Institute 2011Knowing the Law: The Top 10 Family Law Cases Every Attorney Should Know2011
Divorce in Tough Economic TimesBusiness Valuations in a Down Economy2009