Divorce Attorney Gerald Williams

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Gerald O. WilliamsDivorce attorney Gerald Williams has practiced exclusively divorce and family law since 1993, handling all aspects of these cases in Minnesota district and appellate courts. Jerry is very experienced in interstate and international child custody and child support cases, and frequently advises other attorneys on these issues. His law practice includes mediation and litigation, as well as Collaborative Family Law. He is a board member of the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a recurring author for the Minnesota Association for Justice Magazine, and an investigator for the Hennepin County Bar Association Ethics Committee. Avocationally, Jerry is very involved in church music and community theater, which he actively pursues with his family.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Third Party Custody
  • Appeals
  • Interstate and International Child Custody
  • Interstate and International Child Support
  • Hague Convention

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1992
  • Federal, 1994


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Minnesota, 1992
  • B.A. in Music, with honors, College of Wooster, 1988

Professional Associations

Professional Honors


  • Recurring Column for Minnesota Association for Justice Magazine

Cases in the News

Personal Interests

  • Church Music
  • Community Theatre
  • Composition and Arranging
  • Mission Trips