Victoria J. Brenner

Partner Minneapolis
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Summary

Victoria is an experienced and well-respected family law attorney. For more than 15 years, she has provided trusted support to clients and their dependents going through separations and divorces. Victoria has extensive experience handling custody, parenting time, child support, orders for protection, alimony, divorce, and post-divorce matters for both medium and high net worth individuals. She also serves as a Rule 17 Guardian ad Litem.

Victoria is also committed to improving the practice of family law. She is an active member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (Minnesota Chapter), whose mission is to minimize the negative impact of divorce and separation on parties and their children. This mission mirrors her view and approach to family law.

In addition, she is an adjunct professor of family law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, and has written and presented numerous CLE courses on divorces involving closely held businesses, spousal maintenance, family law appeals, and attorney ethics.

Prior to joining Taft, Victoria served as managing partner of a full-service law firm in Minnesota.

While in law school, Victoria was a founder of the University of St. Thomas Student Chapter of the Minnesota Justice Foundation. She was also a certified student attorney for the legal department of the Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center, where she aided survivors of domestic abuse with their legal needs.

Following law school, Victoria clerked for the Hon. Joseph F. Chase in Olmsted County and for the Hon. Denise D. Reilly in Hennepin County.

Awards

  • Honoree, Super Lawyers, Family Law (2015 - 2021)

  • Honoree, Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyers (2020 - 2021)

  • Honoree, Top 50 Women Minnesota Super Lawyers (2020 - 2021)

  • Honoree, Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2011 - 2012, 2014)

  • “Up and Coming Attorney,” Minnesota Lawyer (2010)

  • Honoree, University of St. Thomas Alumna, Living the Mission (2010)

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Education

  • University of St. Thomas School of Law (2004)
  • University of Minnesota

Admissions

  • State - Minnesota
  • Federal - District of Minnesota

Professional Affiliations

  • Minnesota Bar Association

    Member

  • Ramsey County Bar Association

    Member
    Delegate to the Minnesota State Bar Association

  • Hennepin County Bar Association

    Member

  • Warren E. Burger Inn of Court

    Treasurer
    Past President

  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

    Member

  • Family Law League

    Member

  • Minnesota Women Lawyers

    Member

Community Involvement

  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law

    Adjunct Professor of Family Law

  • University of St. Thomas School of Law

    Director on Law, Alumni Board

  • Minnesota Justice Foundation

    Member
    Past Board Chair

  • Cooperative Law Group

    Member

  • Collaborative Law Alliance

    Member

  • Hennepin County Limited Scope Legal Services Program

    Volunteer Attorney

  • Chrysalis-Tubman Safety Project

    Volunteer Attorney, Chrysalis

  • Ramsey County Veteran’s Limited Scope Legal Services Program

    Program Founder
    Volunteer Attorney