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Jill I. Frieders

Jill I. Frieders

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Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Appeals

Biography

Jill’s practice involves all aspects of family law, including divorce, custody, parenting time, and child support. She understands the complex financial and emotional issues of divorce. Jill is experienced in divorce-related tax matters and property valuation issues. She represents individuals in a wide variety of spousal maintenance (alimony) and child support matters as well as custody and parenting time cases. In addition, she has an extensive family law appellate practice. Jill also provides alternative dispute resolution services such as mediator, arbitrator, Early Neutral Evaluations, and consensual special magistrate.

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1984
  • Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1981

Bar Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • Minnesota

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1993 - Present
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, 1984 - Present
  • Olmsted County Bar Association, 1990 - Present
  • Olmsted County Bar Association, Treasurer, 1995 - 1997
  • Olmsted County Bar Association, Chair of Family Law Section, 1994 - 1996 and 2011 - Present
  • Commission on Judicial Selection – Third Judicial District Attorney Member, 2003 - 2010
  • Minnesota Third Judicial District Ethics Committee - Chair, 2007 - 2010
  • Minnesota Third Judicial District Ethics Committee, Member, 2000 - 2010
  • Minnesota Supreme Court Appellate Rules Task Force
  • Legal Assistance of Olmsted County Board, Chair, 1998 - 2000
  • Legal Assistance of Olmsted County Board, Board Member, 1997 - 2001
  • Supreme Court Advisory Committee to review the Lawyer Discipline System, Committee Member, 2007
  • Supreme Court Advisory Committee in the General Rules of Practice for the District Courts, Committee Member

Honors

  • AV Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence, Martindale Hubbell
  • Selected for SuperLawyers: 1994, 1996-1998, 2001 - Current
  • Avvo Rating 10
  • 2016 Volunteer of the Year, Legal Assistance of Olmsted County
  • Top 100: Women Minnesota SuperLawyers
  • Partner in Justice Award, Legal Assistance of Olmsted County, Presented 5/16/02