The founder of Seymour Family Law, Julie K. Seymour focuses her practice on family law, handling the following matters: divorce, including same-sex divorces, custody, child support, spousal maintenance and property division. Julie also focuses her practice on post decree modification issues including custody, parenting time and spousal maintenance. Most of Julie's cases include high incomes or asset values. Julie also assists families with the drafting of premarital agreements, health care directives, powers of attorney, wills and estate planning, third-party custody, adoption, protection orders and paternity. Ms. Seymour has presented a number of family law cases to the Minnesota Court of Appeals, successfully.
Ms. Seymour knows that family law matters can be extremely stressful and emotional, especially when it involves children. She helps people put aside those emotions and understand their rights and options. This allows them to make decisions that meet their family's needs and reduce the risk of conflict. As well as being an attorney, Ms. Seymour is a mediator and conducts both Social and Financial Early Neutral Evaluations.
After graduating from Minnesota State University at Mankato with a BS in Political Science, Ms. Seymour decided to pursue a career in law. She attended Drake University Law School and received a Juris Doctor. Ms. Seymour is admitted to the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota and the United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.
In 2010, Ms. Seymour was presented with a pro bono award from the 1st Judicial District Court, recognizing her volunteers services. She serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors for the Dakota County Bar Association; her experience as a mediator and early neutral evaluator was exceptionally useful while she is a member of the Early Case Management Steering Committee for Scott and Carver counties; and she volunteers her time to the Family Court Self Help Center for Dakota and Scott County.
When not in the office helping others Julie loves spending her time with her son, David and her fiancé, Kevin. Julie’s family means the world to her. Julie credits her father for making her an avid Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Twins sports fan. Julie enjoys the outdoors, gardening, traveling and running.