Minnesota Super Lawyer’s Rising Star 2016
Minnesota Super Lawyer’s Rising Star 2015
Minnesota Super Lawyer’s Rising Star 2014
Minnesota Super Lawyer’s Rising Star 2012
- Minnesota Super Lawyer’s Rising Star 2011
- First Judicial District Pro Bono Award 2010
- Minnesota Super Lawyer’s Rising Star 2010
- Minnesota Super Lawyer’s Rising Star 2009
- Minnesota Super Lawyer’s Rising Star 2008
Founder & Attorney
Julie K. Seymour
The founder of Seymour Family Law, Julie K. Seymour focuses her practice on family law, handling the following matters: divorce, including same-sex divorces, custody, child support, spousal maintenance and property division. Julie also focuses her practice on post decree modification issues including custody, parenting time and spousal maintenance. Most of Julie’s cases include high incomes or asset values. Julie also assists families with the drafting of premarital agreements, health care directives, powers of attorney, wills and estate planning, third-party custody, adoption, protection orders and paternity. Ms. Seymour has presented a number of family law cases to the Minnesota Court of Appeals, successfully.
Ms. Seymour knows that family law matters can be extremely stressful and emotional, especially when it involves children. She helps people put aside those emotions and understand their rights and options. This allows them to make decisions that meet their family’s needs and reduce the risk of conflict. As well as being an attorney, Ms. Seymour is a mediator and conducts both Social and Financial Early Neutral Evaluations.
After graduating from Minnesota State University at Mankato with a BS in Political Science, Ms. Seymour decided to pursue a career in law. She attended Drake University Law School and received a Juris Doctor. Ms. Seymour is admitted to the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota and the United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.
In 2010, Ms. Seymour was presented with a pro bono award from the 1st Judicial District Court, recognizing her volunteers services. She serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors for the Dakota County Bar Association; her experience as a mediator and early neutral evaluator was exceptionally useful while she is a member of the Early Case Management Steering Committee for Scott and Carver counties; and she volunteers her time to the Family Court Self Help Center for Dakota and Scott County.
When not in the office helping others Julie loves spending her time with her son, David and her husband, Kevin. Julie’s family means the world to her. Julie credits her father for making her an avid Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Twins sports fan. Julie enjoys the outdoors, gardening, traveling and running.
Located in Minnesota’s South Metro, Seymour Family Law is a law firm serving residents of Lakeville, Burnsville, Apple Valley, Farmington, Rosemount, Hastings, Prior Lake, Shakopee, Savage, Inver Grove Heights, West St. Paul, New Prague, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul, Chaska, Edina, Richfield, St. Louis Park, Hopkins, St. Paul and Minneapolis, and throughout Dakota County, Scott County, Goodhue County, Rice County, Hennepin County, Ramsey County, and Carver County.