Gary A. Debele

Messerli | Kramer, P.A.
100 South Fifth Street, Suite 1400
Minneapolis ,MN ,55402

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Family Law Mediation Will & Estate Planning

Licensed in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Minnesota federal courts, U. S. Supreme Court, and the following tribal courts: Shakopee Mdwakanton, Prairie Island, Upper Sioux, and Lower Sioux

Gary Debele has developed a unique and expansive family law presence during his more than 30 years of practice. In the divorce area, he has represented clients with complex assets and closely held family businesses and has been involved in numerous interstate and international divorces; he has developed a noted expertise in third-party and same-sex custody disputes and matters that involve the interplay of juvenile and family courts. He drafts and litigates prenuptial, postnuptial, and cohabitation agreements. Gary has also established a sophisticated family formation practice to help clients build their families through adoption and assisted reproduction. He is widely recognized as one of the top appellate family law attorneys in the state and he has created a significant and unique tribal court practice. Gary's clients rely on him to help resolve their issues through creative negotiation, effective mediation, litigation, and successful appeals in family, juvenile, federal, tribal, and administrative tribunals.

Graduation Year : 1987 and 1991

University Attended : University of Minnesota Law School and University of Minnesota Graduate School

Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; Fellow, International Academy of Family Law Attorneys; Fellow, American Academy of Adoption Attorneys; Fellow, American Academy of Assisted Reproduction Technology Attorneys; founder and first president of Minnesota Chapter of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts; board member, Minnesota Supreme Court Historical Society.

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