Jennifer (Jen) Joseph is this month’s member in the spotlight because she is an exemplar of the how Minnesota chapter strives tries to advance the goals of professionalism and child-focused solutions in family law. Jen is well-known among her peers in the family law community as for her excellent work and effectiveness in providing a variety of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, including early neutral evaluations, custody/parenting time evaluations, mediation, and parenting consulting. She is chair of the Minnesota Chapter’s legislative committee, and has devoted many hours of time as a member of the Custody Dialogue Group. In this role, she has represented our chapter’s concerns, worked cooperatively with representatives of other stakeholder groups, and has promoted forward-thinking legislation which safeguards the interest of families and children.
Jennifer Joseph works with families to develop child-centered solutions to custody and parenting time issues through a variety of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes. She provides mediation, child inclusive mediation, custody and parenting time evaluations, parenting consultation/coordination, early neutral evaluations, and parent coaching. Ms. Joseph’s background as an attorney and former Guardian ad Litem give her broad experience and perspective as she helps parents solve problems by keeping the focus on the best interests of the children.
Ms. Joseph graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School, and has been in private practice since 2004. She served as a Guardian ad Litem from 2005–2010. She is also a Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Supreme Court. Ms. Joseph is an active member of both the local and national chapters of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC, and AFCC-MN), and served on the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Association of Custody Resolution Specialists.