Divorce Attorney Emily Buchholz joined Williams Divorce & Family Law after working as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Marilyn J. Kaman in Hennepin County. Her work for Judge Kaman focused on felony criminal matters. Prior to working in Hennepin County, Emily worked for over a year as law clerk for the Honorable Joseph F. Chase in Olmsted County. As Judge Chase’s law clerk, Emily researched legal issues and wrote memoranda on civil and family law matters. She also reviewed pro se dissolution petitions and mediated conciliation court settlement conferences.
Emily is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School where she focused her studies on family law and civil litigation. Emily won the Book Award for Reproductive Rights her second year and for Alternative Dispute Resolution her third year. During and after law school, Emily had the privilege of working with Professor Judith T. Younger on a variety of family law related issues. While working with Professor Younger, Emily developed particular interest in Assisted Reproductive Technologies, GLBT issues, and adoption.
During law school, Emily was a summer associate for Axley Brynelson, LLP in Madison, WI. Emily also worked for five years at Law & Politics and Super Lawyers magazines.
Emily has volunteered with the following organizations: Everybody Wins! – literacy and mentoring program; STEP-UP Achieve! Minneapolis – professional mentoring program, and Greater Twin Cities United Way – fund drive. She also donates supplies to the Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery.
Emily lives in the metro area with her husband, young son, and French bulldog. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading novels and magazines, baking goodies, and enjoying the great outdoors. She also enjoys travelling and has spent time abroad in India, Peru, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Ireland, Scotland, England, Austria, and the Czech Republic.
Areas of Practice
- Family law
- Collaborative Divorce
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Third Party Custody
Bar and Court Admission
- Minnesota, 2010
- J.D. University of Minnesota Law School, 2010
- B.A. University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2004
- Minnesota State Bar Association