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About me

Licensed in Minnesota and Washington.


I am an experienced family law and disability attorney.  All of my clients receive sliding-scale fees and representation based on their income and individualized family needs. 


In 2013, I received the Journey of Hope award for my representation of survivors of domestic assault.


I have taught and published on the topics of litigation, family law, representing the indigent, and disability law.




Practice areas


  1. Domestic Violence: 45%
    10 years, 40 cases
  2. Divorce: 45%
    10 years, 50 cases
  3. Administrative Law: 5%
    14 years, 60 cases
  4. Social Security: 5%
    7 years, 18 cases



Hourly ($75-185/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (15 minutes), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Araceli Amaya

    I endorse this lawyer. Tracy is easy to talk to and keeps her client's goals at the forefront. She is practical in her problem solving.


    Araceli Amaya Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Lindsay Diane Camandona

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    Lindsay Camandona Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Affordable Law Office

402 S. Cedar Lake Rd.
Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN, 55405


MNAuthorized to practice200307/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Summa Cum LaudeBall State University2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founder & Managing AttorneyAffordable Law Office2014 - Present
Of-counselCooper & Reid, LLC2010 - Present
Staff AttorneyCentral Minnesota Legal Services2006 - 2010
Parent and Family AdvocateArc2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Minnesota State Bar AssociationDomestic Abuse Committee2010 - 2013
Ramsey County Bar AssociationMember2010 - 2013
Hennepin County Bar AssociationMember2007 - 2013
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Terry Hess v. Sentinel Printing Co., Inc.Favorable - Reversal by the Minnesota Court of Appeals
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Publication nameTitleDate
MSBA Family Law ForumUnbundled Services: Meeting the Needs of the Unrepresented in Family Court2012
Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law ForumImmigration & Enforcement of the Affidavit of Support in Family Law Settings2010
Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law ForumA General Overview of Mahr, the Somali Dowry Practice in Minnesota2010
Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law ForumArrangement + Marriage = :)2010
Hennepin Law MagazineAttorneys Wanted! What Attorneys Should Do in Times of Economic Crisis.2009
Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law ForumTargeted Resources for Family Law Practitioners Assisting Victims of Domestic Abuse in Minnesota2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hamline University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Ball State UniversitySpecial EducationB.S.2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
St. Thomas University School of LawThird-Party Custody2011
Paralegal Continuing EducationLitigation 1012010
MSBA Family Law Section CLEHow to market your family law firm and make friends on LinkedIn2010
MSBA Family Law Section CLEUsing Facebook to Market Your Firm and Win Your Family Law Cases2010
2010 Family Law InstituteSocial Networking for Family Lawyers2010
2010 Family Law InstituteImmigration and Family Law2010
2009 Family Law InstituteDownsizing Litigation Costs for Family Law Attorneys2009