Glen A. Norton
Family Law Attorney
Glen A. Norton has been practicing law since 1986, primarily focusing in family law, including: Divorce/Marriage Dissolution, Collaborative Divorce and Cooperative Law, Child Support, Custody and Modifications, Visitation, Property Division, Spousal Maintenance, Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs), Antenuptial Agreements, Paternity, Domestic Violence/Abuse, Adoption.
Glen provides compassionate, nonjudgmental legal advice and counsel, working to achieve his client’s objectives through negotiations, mediations, and litigation. Glen works hard with his clients to achieve mutually acceptable settlement between the parties and the family relationship. He focus’ on helping his clients make logical sense out of the emotionally charged issues so they can make informed decisions regarding their particular situation to help their families make an easy transition in their lifestyles.
Glen was raised in Minnetonka, Minnesota, was married in 1985 and now lives with his wife in Plymouth. Glen enjoys spending time boating and fishing with his family, hunting trips with his son, and events with his church community.
Admissions to Bar:
Minnesota Courts 1986
U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota 1986
U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals 1986
US Supreme Court 2014
Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota 1985 JD
Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter Minnesota, 1981 BA
Delta Theta Phi
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Member of the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA),
Past Executive Council MSBA Family Law Section
Past Chair of the Legislative Committee of the MSBA Family Law Section
Member of the MSBA Domestic Abuse Committee – MSBA Family Law Section
Member of the Hennepin County Bar Association – Anoka County Bar Association-
Presenter at the 2008 and 2009 Minnesota Continuing Legal Education Family Law Institute, presenting the Legislative Update
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
Christian Legal Society of Minnesota
2007-2008 Professional of the Year Representing Family Law, Cambridge Who’s Who
Voted Top Lawyer 2009 to 2013, Global Who’s Who
Global Directory of Who’s Who: Top Lawyer
Empire Who’s Who
National Registry of Who’s Who
Manchester Who’s Who
Kingston’s National Registry of Who’s Who
Strathmore’s Who’s Who
Martindale & Hubbell
In 1986, after being admitted to practice law in Minnesota, Mr. Norton began his own solo practice in Wayzata. Later moving to Minnetonka, he began focusing on general civil practice, including family law. He joined the law firm of Sween, Salazar & Barry as an associate and continued in these practice areas. The W.W. Holes Manufacturing Company subsequently hired him to serve as General Counsel. After one year with the company, he advanced to Vice-president of Customer Relations/General Counsel. In 1995 Mr. Norton resumed his civil practice of law, now focusing on family law, joining Paul Ross, as Ross & Norton PLLP in Chaska. Then, Mr. Norton joined one of the state’s premier real property law firms, Jensen, Anderson, & Sondrall PA in Brooklyn Park on January 1, 2002, with a practice focused upon family law and civil litigation. On March 1, 2007 he moved his practice out of the firm and into solo practice in Maple Grove to provide client centered legal services. In 2012 he joined Henningson Snoxell Ltd. practicing in Maple Grove, and continuing his Family Law focus while adding Mediation services including Social Early Neutral Evaluations and Financial Early Neutral Evaluations. In October 2014 he moved his practice out of the Henningson firm and into solo practice again. The Law Office of Glen A. Norton, PLLC and is located in the Carlson Towers in Minnetonka doing Family Law and alternative dispute resolution.
Mr. Norton has experience in litigating and settling cases in over 32 counties in Minnesota with the majority of cases in Hennepin, Anoka, Carver, Scott, Wright, McLeod and Dakota counties.