Anne M. Honsa

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Anne M. Honsa

Partner
Location:
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Phone:
612-767-1900
Fax:
612-767-7303
Email:

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • Juris Doctorate
  • College of St. Thomas
    • Bachelor of Science

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux (Dakota) Tribal Court

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified in Family Law Trial Advocacy National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA)

Professional Memberships and Committee Involvement

  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, President (2015-2017); Membership/Mentoring Committee Co-Chair (2011 to 2015); External Relations Vice President (2012–2015)
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Fellow, American Bar Association
  • Douglas K. Amdahl Inn of Court
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers, Leadership Committee Co-Chair (2010 to 2016)
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law Section Member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Family Law Section Member
  • Family Law Executive Committee Member, Past Co-Chair—Programs Committee (1998–1999); Past Co-Chair—Executive Committee (1999–2000)
  • Fourth District (Hennepin County) Ethics Committee Member (1998 to 2010), Vice-Chair Fourth District (Hennepin County) Ethics Committee (2006 to 2010)
  • Ramsey County Bar Association, Family Law Section Member; Fee Arbitration Committee Member
  • Dakota County Bar Association
  • Volunteer Lawyers Network
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • University of St. Thomas Law School Mentor

Achievements and Awards

  • Honored as one of the 2015 Minnesota Lawyer’s Attorney of the Year
  • Reappointed by the Minnesota Supreme Court to the Lawyer’s Professional Responsibility Board for a second 3 year term in 2016
  • Appointed by the Minnesota Supreme Court to the Lawyer’s Professional Responsibility Board for a 3 year term in 2013
  • Selected by peers as one of the Best Lawyers of America® in Family Law—2010 to present
  • Named a Top 3 Family Law Super Lawyer, 2007, by Minnesota Law & Politics
  • Named a Super Lawyer, 2003 to Present, by Minnesota Law & Politics
  • Named a Top 100 Super Lawyer, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011 to Present, by Minnesota Law & Politics
  • Named a Top 50 Women Attorney by Minnesota Super Lawyers—2011 to Present
  • Named a Top 100 Female Super Lawyer, 2005 to Present, by Minnesota Law & Politics
  • Named a Top 40 Family Law Super Lawyer, 2005 to Present, by Minnesota Law & Politics
  • Achieved an AV Rating, the highest level received by an attorney, in the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory
  • Recognized in the Martindale Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for High Professional and Legal Standards and Ethics
  • Recognized in the Martindale Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers

Appellate Court Representation

  • Sayer v. Sayer, No. C3-99-426, 1999 LEXIS 1260 (Minn. Ct. App. Nov. 30, 1999)
  • Moskal v. Moskal, No. C2-99-580, 1999 LEXIS 1353 (Minn. Ct. App. Dec. 21, 1999)
  • Doom v. Doom, No. C1-01-54, 2001 LEXIS 645 (Minn. Ct. App. June 12, 2001)
  • Doom v. Doom, No. A03-740, 2004 WL 614574 (Minn. Ct. App. Mar. 30 2004)
  • Dewall n/k/a Frederickson v. Dewall, No. A05-195, 2005 LEXIS 403 (Minn. Ct. App. Oct. 25, 2005)
  • Branz v. Branz, No. A05-2222, 2006 WL 2676417 (Minn. Ct. App. Sept. 19, 2006)
  • Grossman v. Grossman, No. A09-306, 2009 LEXIS 1258 (Minn. Ct. App. Dec. 1, 2009)
  • Gallagher v. Ramsay, No. A10-2149, 2012 Lexis 33 (Minn. Ct. App. January 17, 2012)
  • Sheid v. Scavezze, No. A11-931, 2012 Lexis 213 (Minn. Ct. App. March 19, 2012)
  • Dokken v. Garlick, No. A12-1521, 2013 Lexis 547(Minn. Ct. App. June 17, 2013)
  • Rye v. Cook, No. A13 – 1414, 2014 Lexis 434 (Minn. Ct. App. May 5, 2014)
  • Rye v. Cook, No. A14-0002, 2014 Order Opinion (Minn. Ct. App. June 19, 2014)

Classes/Seminars

  • Presenter: Spousal Maintenance: Permanent Doesn’t Mean Forever. Or Does It? Minnesota Chapter American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Divorce Camp – September 8, 2016
  • Presenter: Three Pieces of Paper Divorce Camp, Minnesota Chapter American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers: September 2013
  • Presenter: Property Division Issues in these Economic Times Presented with Kevin McGrath, Minnesota Judiciary 2012 Conference: May 2012
  • Guest Speaker, William Mitchell College of Law—Family Law Class: November 2008; April 2009; November 2009
  • Elements of Starting or Running a Small or Solo Practice (March 1996)

Anne is one of the premier family law attorneys in Minnesota. She has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® and has been selected as a "Super Lawyer" in Minnesota Law and Politics every year since 2003. She has also been chosen as a TOP 100 Attorney and as a Top 3 Family Law Super Lawyer in 2007.

With over 29 years' experience practicing exclusively in the area of family law, Anne is known for her professionalism, meticulous personal case management, thorough preparation and exceptional knowledge of the law. Most notably, Anne is a dedicated advocate for her clients and is recognized for her expertise in dealing with the many complex issues of family law including finances, business, property and asset valuation, non-marital property and spousal maintenance.

Anne is Board Certified in Family Law Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA).

Her personal interests include biking, marathon running, traveling and golf.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law