Geri C. Sjoquist

Geri C. Sjoquist brings her experience and insights as a certified guardian ad litem, hearing officer, parenting time expeditor and custody evaluator to her work as an attorney in the field of family law and elder law. As a zealous advocate she assists individuals in resolving issues related to dissolution, co-parenting, property distribution and post-decree parenting concerns. She also assists clients with drafting wills, powers of attorney, health care directives, trusts, guardianships and conservatorships.

Geri is licensed to practice before the Minnesota District (trial) Court. She is also licensed to practice before the Lower Sioux Tribal Court and the Prairie Island Tribal Court.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Division of property
  • Custody
  • Parenting Time
  • Child Support
  • Adoptions
  • Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney, Health Care Directives
  • Guardianships and Conservatorships

Education

Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota

Juris Doctorate (JD)

Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Law & Sjocial Justice

The Justice Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Honors and Awards

North Star Lawyer, 2012-2016

Minnesota Lawyer, Attorney of the Year 2018

 

Professional Associations and Memberships

Minnesota State Bar Association

Ramsey County Bar Association

St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice Program; former Secretary of the Board

Former Washington County Guardian ad Litem Advisory Board Member

Children’s Law Center of Minnesota

Attorney Mentor for Family Law Clinics at Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Legal Assistance of Dakota County, Ltd.

Wills for Heroes

Hennepin County Guardianship & Conserfatorship Panel

Ramsey County Guardianship & Conservatorship Panel