J.D., 1997, University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, MN
M.A., 1992, University of Minnesota, Department of French and Italian, Minneapolis, MN
B.A., 1988, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Awards & Honors
Rated as a Super Lawyer® by SuperLawyers.com
Selected to Rising Stars, 2004, 2006 & 2008
Valerie Arnold is shareholder and partner with Arnold, Rodman & Kretchmer PA. Ms. Arnold practices in all areas of family law including divorce, interstate and international divorce and child custody, Hague Convention and non-Hague parental child abduction, parental child abduction prevention, third-party custody and visitation, and appellate law. Ms. Arnold is rated a Super Lawyer® by SuperLawyers.com based upon her work and peer recognition in the area of family law. Ms. Arnold is also a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, which is an international organization of family law attorneys recognized by their peers as among the most experienced and skilled in international family law matters in their respective countries.
With almost twenty years experience advocating for clients in and out of the courtroom, Ms. Arnold is frequently invited to speak locally and nationally on a wide range of family law topics including advanced seminars on complex property division, discovery tactics, trial techniques, third party custody as well as interstate and international family law and mediation. Ms. Arnold has also published numerous articles on interstate and international family law including authoring the “Interstate and International Jurisdiction and Custody Issues” chapter for the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Minnesota Custody and Child Support Deskbook.
Ms. Arnold volunteers for the Tubman Law Clinic, the Ramsey County Pro Se Clinic, and the U.S. State Department’s Hague Attorney Network.
International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL)
Member, The Committee on Hague Conventions (USA Chapter of IAML)
Board of Directors, AFCC – Minnesota Chapter (May 2009 to April 2013)
Warren E. Burger Inn of Court
Co-Chair, Ramsey County Bar Association CLE Oversight Committee, St. Paul, MN (August 2002 – May 2006)
Name: Valerie Arnold
Law Firm: Arnold Rodman & Pletcher PLLC
Address: 2626 E 82nd St 265 Bloomington MN 55425-1381
Website URL: http://www.minneapolisdivorceattorneys.us/valerie-arnold-esq/