Moss & Barnett Family Law Lawyer James J. Vedder Elected President of the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML-MN)


James J. Vedder Moss & Barnett is pleased to announce that shareholder and family law attorney, James J. Vedder, was elected President of the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML MN). Jim’s term as President began on June 7, 2023, and will run for two years. Jim previously served as President Elect from 2021-2023. AAML-MN helps to educate Minnesota family lawyers, propose legislation on important family law initiatives, and discuss new trends in the law.

Jim has significant trial and settlement experience in complex marital dissolution matters, including the division of marital and nonmarital assets, the division of closely held businesses, spousal maintenance, child support, and custody issues. He regularly advises in the areas of antenuptial and postnuptial agreements; business valuation litigation; complex litigation and the settlement of marital and nonmarital assets; complex nonmarital tracing; spousal maintenance and child support; custody settlement and litigation; settlement negotiations; and appeals.

Jim has been included in The Best Lawyers in America since 2015 and was named the Best Lawyers Family Law "Lawyer of the Year" in 2023 in Minneapolis. He has been listed in the Minnesota Super Lawyers "Top 100" list since 2015, included in Minnesota Super Lawyers since 2012, and, prior to being included in Minnesota Super Lawyers in 2012, was included in the Minnesota Super Lawyers/Rising Stars list from 2004-2011. Jim serves as a Director on Moss & Barnett’s Board of Directors. In addition, he has served as an adjunct professor and has taught numerous classes and seminars on various family law topics. Jim received his J.D. from Hamline University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

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