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Cortney Whitehouse

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10.0Cortney Elisabeth Whitehouse

Cortney E. Whitehouse is a 2001 graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School and has been practicing divorce and family law exclusively since that time. She is a licenced attorney, a Qualified Family Mediator under Rule 114, a certified Social and Financial Early Neutral Evaluator and a member of the Collaborative Law Institute. Ms. Whitehouse was selected as a Rising Star and Super Lawyer for the last 8 years. She was also Co-Chair of Minnesota Women Lawyers Solo / Small Firm Affinity Group. With offices in Bloomington, Minnesota, Ms. Whitehouse practices primarily in Hennepin, Dakota, Scott, Carver and Ramsey counties but also handles many cases in Anoka, Washington, Wright and Sherburne counties.

Areas of Practice:

100% Divorce and Family Law

Bar Admissions:

Minnesota, 2001


University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2001
Honors: Cum Laude
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1998
Honors: With Distinction
Major: Sociology

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Managing the Financial Aspects of Divorce, Securian, 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Minnesota Judicial Branch
Trained Social and Financial Early Neutral Evaluator
Minnesota Supreme Court
Family Mediator, Qualified Neutral Under Rule 114
Minnesota Women Lawyer
Member, Co-Chair Solo / Small Affinity Group
Collaborative Law Institute
International Association of Collaborative Professionals
Hennepin County Bar Association
Member, Family Law Section
Minnesota State Bar Association
Member, Family Law Section

Past Employment Positions:

Bloch & Whitehouse, P.A., Attorney and Mediator / Partner, 2004 - Present
de Beer & Associates, P.A., Associate Attorney, 2001 - 2004
Hennepin County Attorney's Office, Law Clerk, 1999 - 2001

Pro Bono Activities:

Co-Chair Solo Small Affinity Group, Minnesota Women Lawyers, 2014-2017
Volunteer Mediator for Hennepin / Ramsey County Pro Bono Mediation Project, 2010 - Present
Panel Attorney for Hennepin County Bar Association Unbundled Legal Service Family Law Project, 2008 - Present
Volunteer Attorney for Cornerstone, 2005 - Present
Volunteer Attorney for Volunteer Lawyers Network Family Law Clinic, 2009 - 2012
Volunteer Attorney for Legal Assistance of Dakota County Family Law Clinic, 2008 - 2012
Volunteer Attorney for Resource Center for Fathers and Families, 2005 - 2009
Volunteer Attorney for Volunteer Lawyers Network Family Law Clinic, 2005 - 2009