Jason W. McLean has been licensed in Minnesota since 2003 and in North Dakota Since 2004. He has practiced exclusively in the area of family law for the past 15 years. Jason attended the University of North Dakota for his undergraduate studies, graduating with a degree in Political Science in 1999. He attended the University of North Dakota School of Law, graduating with his Juris Doctorate in 2002.
Over the past 15 years, Jason tried several cases, appeared for multiple hearings, and negotiated settlements for hundreds of cases. Additionally, Jason is a Parenting Investigator and Guardian ad Litem in the State of North Dakota. He has also completed Custody Investigation reports in Minnesota. Jason is a qualified mediator in both North Dakota and Minnesota.
In addition to his work as an attorney, Jason is also involved with North Dakota State Bar Association and various groups in the community. He is the former chair of the Family Law Section of the North Dakota State Bar Association and the former Co-Chair of the Family Law Task Force. Jason also was a committee member and liaison for the Keeping Kids First Committee in 2014. Jason testified before the North Dakota Legislature in 2017 and drafted proposed legislation for its consideration. Most recently, Jason was one of four finalists for appointment as a Judge in the East Central Judicial District of North Dakota.
Jason lives in Fargo with his wife, Hollie, and his step-son, Jaxon. He and his family enjoy watching Jaxon play youth baseball in West Fargo and taking advantage of all that our community has to offer. He enjoys golfing in the warmer months of the year.
Jason’s years of practice in domestic law afforded him the opportunity to work with people of all areas of Minnesota and North Dakota. He represents fathers and mothers in divorces, parenting disputes, and other domestic cases. As an adopted child, Jason takes particular pride in helping families through their own adoptions as they add to their families. When handling your case, Jason’s ability to listen and comprehend various legal issues will provide you with expertise and understanding as you go through this transition in your life.
|ND||Authorized to practice law||2004||09/16/2019|
|MN||Authorized to practice||2003||10/08/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Thomson Reuters||2017|
|Partner||Parvey, Larson, and McLean, PLLC||2018 - 2019|
|Associate Attorney||Gjesdahl Law P.C.||2003 - 2018|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|North Dakota State Bar Association, Family Law Section||Chair||2015 - Present|
|North Dakota State Bar Association- Family Law Task Force||Co-chair||2015 - Present|
|North Dakota State Bar Association, Family Law Section||Vice Chair||2014 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Ronald N. Davies American Inn of Court||Member||2012 - Present|
|North Dakota State Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|Cass County Bar Association||Member||2003 - Present|
|Minnesota State Bar Association||Member||2003 - Present|
|Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2003 - Present|
|Keeping Kids First||Committee Member||2014 - 2014|
|North Dakota State Bar Association, Family Law Section||Secretary/Treasurer||2013 - 2014|
|The Gavel (State Bar of North Dakota)||Shared Parenting Initiative Is Bad For Children||2014|
|Grand Forks Herald||Initiative shifts focus from children to parents||2014|
|Fargo Forum||Measure Creates a ‘Zone’||2014|
|University of North Dakota School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|University of North Dakota||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|Divorce Law Guide From A to Z||Divorce||2015|
|Keeping Kids First: The Realaties of the Proposed Shared Parenting Initiative||Child Cusotdy and Parental Rights||2014|
|Advanced Family Law||Family Law||2014|
|Handling Divorce Cases from Start to Finish||Divorce||2013|
|Parental Rights from A to Z: In the Best Interests of the Child||Child Custody and Parental Rights||2010|
|Adoption law Start to Finish||Adoption||2008|
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