Jason C. Brown is a divorce and family law attorney with over 20 years of experience. He represents clients throughout the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. A frequent writer and speaker, Jason starting blogging in 2008. Here he provides timely and useful information on the issues facing family court litigants in Minnesota.

Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Custody
  • Child Support
  • Property Division
  • Spousal Maintenance
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Adoption
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Harassment
  • Grandparent Rights
  • Mediation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2000
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2002

Education

  • J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, 2000, cum laude
    • William Mitchell Law Review: Staff Member (1998-1999); Associate Editor (1999-2000)
    • Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court: Team Member (1998-1999); Team Coach (1999-2000)
  • B.S., Communication Studies, Mankato State University, 1997, magna cum laude

Publications & Presentations

  • Author, Monthly Family Law Column, Minnesota Lawyer (2015-Present)
  • Editor & Author, Minnesota Family Law Blog (2008-Present)
  • Author, Various Family Law Articles, Star Tribune (2013)
  • Presenter, Tax Issues in Divorce, Washington County Bar Association (2021)
  • Presenter, Financial Issues in Divorce, Minnesota Judicial Branch CLE (2020)
  • Presenter, Four-Parent Adoption Case, Minnesota Judicial Branch CLE (2020)
  • Presenter, Minnesota Family Law Institute, (2013; 2017; 2018; 2021)
  • Guest, SENE and FENE, The District Court Show, Tenth Judicial District (2016)
  • Presenter, Family Law CLE Courses, Tenth Judicial District (2013-2015)
  • Presenter, Same-Sex Marriage CLE, Minnesota Paralegal Association (2014)
  • Presenter, Lawyer Innovation CLE, Hennepin County Bar Association (2011)
  • Adjunct Professor, Family Law, North Hennepin Community College (2006)

Honors & Distinctions

  • Minnesota Family Law Super Lawyer: (2015, 2016, 2020, 2021)
  • Family Law Chair, Minnesota Association for Justice (2006)
  • Planning Committee Member, Minnesota Family Law Institute (2017-2018)
  • Court-Appointed Family Law Early Neutral Evaluator, Anoka, Hennepin, Sherburne and Wright County (2015-2021)
  • Family Law Blog Recognized as a “Top 25” by the Minnesota State Bar Association (2011)
  • Hennepin County Guardianship Mediation Pilot Project Member (2018-2020)

Media Appearances

  • WCCO TV
  • FOX 9
  • KARE 11
  • WCCO Radio
  • Minnesota Monthly
  • Star Tribune
  • St. Paul Magazine
  • Minnesota Lawyer
  • Huffington Post
  • USA Today
  • NBC News
  • Time Magazine