Anoka County Divorce and Family Law Attorney Serving the Twin Cities

Established. Respected. Confident.

Barbara J. Gislason is a solo practitioner offering experienced legal guidance, practical solutions, and aggressive advocacy across a diverse range of legal areas, including family law, animal law, art and entertainment law, and intellectual property law. Her clients benefit from more than 30 years of experience and a unique approach to solving legal problems. Informed and confident, Barbara addresses each individual case with extensive knowledge and resources, always aimed at achieving optimal results for clients both in the short and long term.

While her practice areas span a variety of legal disciplines, Barbara’s clients have an important attribute in common: they need help. Many are going through some of the most difficult times in their lives. Therefore, Barbara concentrates on the human dimensions of her clients’ situations just as much as the legal strategies that are essential for resolving them.

Skilled Negotiator And Tenacious Litigator

A well-known and respected family law and divorce attorney in Anoka County and throughout Minnesota, Barbara has personally handled more than 3,000 family law cases in 20 Minnesota counties. As a trained qualified neutral, she has an in-depth understanding of alternative dispute resolution methods and regularly accompanies her clients to mediation. While she has gained a reputation as a skilled and highly respected negotiator, she is also known as a tenacious litigator when her clients’ cases call for courtroom advocacy.

Renowned for her work, Barbara J. Gislason has been named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. She was also chosen by Mpls St. Paul Magazine as one of the top 50 Women Lawyers in Minnesota. Additionally, Barbara has been included on the Minnesota Super Lawyers list, a distinction enjoyed by only 5 percent of lawyers in the state.

Animal Law Visionary And Global Leader

Barbara is recognized globally as a visionary and pioneer in the field of animal law. She has worked with national and state associations to create animal law committees and has been instrumental in drafting and passing laws regarding animal issues. She has extensive experience representing clients involved in animal-related disputes, and she continues to play a key role in national efforts to standardize and mainstream animal law as a legal practice area.

Contact A Minnesota Attorney For Animal Law, Family Law And Intellectual Property Matters

To benefit from a highly experienced and versatile litigator and transactional attorney, call the Law Office of Barbara J. Gislason at 763-220-2983 , or email the firm, to arrange a consultation.

Barbara has written the definitive text on animal and pet law in the United States. It has been published by the family law section of the American Bar Association, with expert guidance on handling pet custody within family issues. It has received glowing endorsements from over 30 of the top legal and animal minds in the world.

“Essential reading for lawyers and anybody who is interested in animal legal issues. Barbara Gislason’s work is pioneering and will help you think deeply about the relationship between people and animals.”

– Dr. Temple Grandin, Author of Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behaviour

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