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Ramsey County Court Moderated Settlement Conference Roster Application:


The Second Judicial District Family Court Division seeks applicants for a Moderated Settlement Conference roster.

Ramsey County District is inviting attorneys to apply to be on their roster of Moderators for Moderated Settlement Conferences. The application deadline is March 1, 2020. The qualifications and process is described in the link.

Qualified applicants shall:

Have an attorney license in good standing with the Minnesota Supreme Court, either in active or retired status.

Have at least ten (10) years of experience as a family law attorney with a yearly caseload comprised of at least 50% family law cases.

Be a qualified evaluative neutral pursuant to Rule 114.13(e) of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice.

Accept the attached MSC fee structure.

To apply, please send a cover letter addressing the criteria listed in this announcement, and a copy of your resume, by March 1, 2020 to:

Second Judicial District Family Court Division

ATTN: Terri Barett

Room 160 Ramsey County Courthouse

15 West Kellogg Boulevard

Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102.


Each party’s rate is individually determined. If a party is represented by counsel, that party will be charged one-half the hourly rate charged by that party’s counsel. Counsel shall provide the MSC Neutral with the accurate hourly rate within five days of the entry of the order. In the event that the party is represented by more than one attorney at a firm, the attorneys shall provide the MSC Neutral with all of the attorneys’ rates charged to the client, and the client shall be charged one-half of the average hourly rate. If a party is not represented by counsel, the party shall be charged based on a sliding fee scale as follows:

0 – $25,000 gross per year: $25 per hour

$25,000 – $50,000 gross per year: $50 per hour

$50,000 – $75,000 gross per year: $75 per hour

$75,000 – $100,000 gross per year: $100 per hour

$100,000 – $125,000 gross per year: $125 per hour

$125,000 – $150,000 gross per year: $150 per hour

Over $150,000 gross per year: $175 per hour

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