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Rebecca R. Baer - Edina, MN

3300 Edinborough WaySuite 550 Edina, MN 55435

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Updated: 07/17/2024

Edina Family Law Lawyer

Overview

"I am genuinely concerned about the welfare of families, especially children. I understand the end of a significant relationship is one of the most difficult and uncertain times in a person's life. My job as a family law attorney is to make that process easier."

Rebecca devotes her practice exclusively to family law. She is dedicated to serving her clients with integrity, efficiency and an understanding that every client has unique needs...

"I am genuinely concerned about the welfare of families, especially children. I understand the end of a significant relationship is one of the most difficult and uncertain times in a person's life. My job as a family law attorney is to make that process easier."

Rebecca devotes her practice exclusively to family law. She is dedicated to serving her clients with integrity, efficiency and an understanding that every client has unique needs. A compassionate and tenacious attorney, Rebecca will work vigorously to successfully settle your case and has effective litigation experience when settlement cannot be reached. It is important to Rebecca that she and her clients are partners in the legal process. She ensures her clients are able to make informed decisions in their best interests.

Rebecca graduated with honors from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, obtaining her Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Print Journalism and Political Science. While at St. Thomas, she participated in a three-week "Law in London and Dublin" course.

Rebecca earned her Doctorate of Law degree (J.D.) from William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota. She knew early on during law school she wanted to focus her practice on family law. While in law school, she clerked at various family law firms and participated in a family law externship. Rebecca also completed Alternative Dispute Resolution and Family Mediation Training courses.

In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, concerts and spending time with family and friends.

About Rebecca R. Baer

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce, Legal Separation & Post-Decree Matters
  • Child Custody & Parenting Time
  • Child Support
  • Alimony/Spousal Support
  • Step-parent and Relative Adoptions
  • Paternity
  • Protection Orders
  • Mediation
  • Collaborative Law
  • Unbundled Legal Representation

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2013
  • Minnesota, 2007

Other Affiliations

  • Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Denver Bar Association, Family Law section
  • Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee
  • Colorado Collaborative Divorce Professionals
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Denver Source for Collaborative Divorce, 2016 - Present (Co-Founder and Co-Chair)

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2007
    J.D.
    Honors: Dean’s List
    Honors: CALI Award
  • University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2004
    B.A.
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Dean's List
    Major: Print Journalism & Political Science

Pro Bono Activities

  • Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans, 2016 - Present
  • Jefferson County Law Day - 2017
  • Denver Regional High School Mock Trial Tournament Scoring Panelist - 2016
  • William Mitchell College of Law Pro Bono Family Law Clinic, 2010 - 2013
  • William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition Judge, 2010 & 2013
  • William Mitchell College of Law Student Mentor, 2010 - 2012
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers Student Mentor - 2010

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Rebecca R. Baer

Included on the 2022 Minnesota list


Past Lists

  • 2021 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Colorado Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Colorado Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Rebecca R. Baer on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Colorado Super Lawyers, Rising Star - 2017
  • Rated Superb Top Family Law Attorney by Avvo
  • Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Avvo Client’s Choice in Family Law - 2016

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Office Information

Address

3300 Edinborough WaySuite 550 Edina, MN 55435

Publication

Articles

  • “Dispute Resolution and Unbundled/Limited Scope Legal Representation- Challenges and Opportunities for ADR Practitioners”, Annual Colorado ADR Conference, 2017
  • “A Practical Guide to Business Valuations for Lawyers”, Family Law Section of Colorado Bar Association, 2017
  • "CFI, PRE, PC, DM and CLR", Colorado Bench Book - Family Law, 2016

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