Leslie Kimes

Family Law Attorney

As a member of the Collaborative Law Institute since 1992, I have been specifically trained to help the parties work as a team rather than as adversaries, focusing on common interests, as well as their individual needs for the future. Collaborative Practice allows clients to resolve difficult financial and parenting issues on their own terms by using a team of trained neutral professionals to assist them in creating their own unique settlement agreement. This process also helps to protect children by reducing the amount of conflict between parents and ensuring that their financial needs are met.

If you need a dedicated Collaborative Practice attorney, please call me today at 763-561-9197 or feel free to contact me online to schedule an initial consultation. From my Brooklyn Park office, I represent clients throughout the Twin Cities and Northwest Metro areas, including Anoka, Hennepin, Ramsey, Washington, Dakota, Wright, Sherburne, Scott and Carver counties.

Bar admissions

• Minnesota, 1986
• U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1986


• Hamline University School of Law, J.D., 1985
• Hamline University, B.A., cum laude, 1982

Professional affiliations, memberships and awards

• Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
• Member, Hennepin County Bar Association
• Member and three-term Board Member, Collaborative Law Institute of Minnesota
• Member, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
• Volunteer Attorney, Tubman/Chrysalis, 1987 − present
• Founding Member, Collaborative Divorce Professionals, 2014 – present
• Member, The Doherty Relationship Institute, LLC, 2014 – present
• 2017 Stu Webb Award in Recognition of Outstanding Contributions to Collaborative Practice
• 25 Years serving Tubman

Professional experience

Solo practitioner, Leslie L. Kimes, Attorney at Law, 1991 − present
• Associate, Strusinski & Associates, P.A., 1986 − 1991
• Super Lawyer, 2014 – present

Contact Information:

Leslie L. Kimes
Attorney at Law
8525 Edinbrook Crossing, Suite 206
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443