Jaime DriggsAttorney, Shareholder

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“My priority is to develop a deep understanding of your unique situation. Gaining that insight allows me to deliver the best options to meet your needs so that you can make informed decisions with confidence.”

Family law is more than a legal process; it blends personal, emotional, and financial issues. I help you take one step at a time, focusing on what you can do in the moment, while never losing sight of your long term goals.

By working exclusively in family law, I have the legal knowledge and practical experience to give you a clear picture of what you are facing. I represent clients in cases ranging from simple, uncontested divorces to complex proceedings involving:

  • non-marital tracing,
  • business valuation,
  • spousal maintenance, and
  • division of high net-worth marital estates.

I also advise clients on issues that can arise after divorce, such as modification of child support, spousal maintenance, and parenting time and custody arrangements. I generate creative ideas to resolve issues and minimize the harmful effects of conflict on children.

If a successful settlement cannot be reached through mediation or other methods of alternative dispute resolution, I am committed to assertively and strategically advocating for you in court.


Jennifer Marxen
(612) 252-2873

  • Represented mother in contentious post-decree proceeding and defeated father’s attempt to reduce the child support that our client counted on while also obtaining a substantial award of conduct-based attorney’s fees
  • Negotiated creative settlement in complex multi-party custody case that allowed our clients to obtain custody of a non-biological child as third-party custodians without going to trial
  • Successfully litigated and obtained for single father joint physical custody and equal parenting time with his three-year-old child
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School, 2004
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2001
  • Minnesota
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016–2020, Family Law
  • Selected for inclusion in Minnesota Super Lawyers, 2017–2019
  • Featured in Minnesota Monthly Magazine as The Best Lawyers in America® 2019
  • Selected for inclusion in Minnesota Super Lawyers-Rising Stars Edition 2011–2016
  • Honored by Minnesota State Bar Association as North Star Lawyer for commitment to pro bono service, 2013, 2015
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Law Clerk, the Honorable Tanja K. Manrique, Fourth Judicial District, Minneapolis
  • Mental Health Minnesota, 2015–Present, Board of Directors; 2018 President
  • Volunteer Lawyers Network, Volunteer Attorney
  • Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, Volunteer Attorney
  • Hennepin County Unbundled Legal Services, Volunteer Attorney
  • Co-Author “Working with Financial Experts,” Family Law Financial Deskbook, May 2018
  • Author, Notes & Trends–Family Law, monthly column in Bench & Bar, March 2011-November 2017
  • Co-Author, Insights into Family Law, column in Minnesota Lawyer, May 2013–September 2015
  • Contributing Author, Tips & Traps, column in Bench & Bar, December 2012
  • Co-Presenter and Co-Author, “Case Law Update,” Minnesota CLE Family Law Institute, March 2012–March 2017
  • Co-Presenter, “Vocational Evaluations and Spousal Maintenance: The Rules of Discovery and the Legacy of Passolt,” Minnesota CLE, December 2016
  • Presenter, “The Marital Home Post-Decree: Drafting to Avoid Enforcement Problems and Strategies for Addressing Them,” Anoka County Bar Association, June 2014
  • Presenter, “Common Enforcement Issues Regarding the Disposition of the Marital Home,” Divorce Day Camp, June 2014
  • Co-Presenter, “Divorces with Children: Practical Tips for Pro Bono Practitioners,” Volunteer Lawyers Network, October 2011



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