Debra Yerigan

Messerli & Kramer P.A.



Hamline University School of Law, 1985

Admitted to Practice

Minnesota 1985

AAML Position(s) Held

  • Member of Council of Examiners
  • Past Chair of Membership Committee
  • Past Member of Board of Governors
  • Divorce Camp Committee.

CLE Presentations

  • Advanced Business Issues in Divorce and the Impact of COVID-19, 2020
  • Spousal Maintenance Modifications and Terminations: What Happens in Retirement?, 2019
  • Strategies for Dealing with Retirement in Spousal Maintenance Negotiation, Mediation and Litigation, 2019
  • The Journey from Baby Shark to Rainmaker, 2017
  • Preparing for “I don’t”: New Landmines in Antenuptial Agreement Drafting and Enforcement, 2017
  • Bulletproof Prenups: Drafting and Litigating Antenuptial Agreements in a Post-Kremer World, 2017
  • Kremer v. Kremer: What’s Up with Prenups?,2017
  • The Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act: What Family Law Lawyers Need to Know, 2015: Trial Preparation for Your Case in Chief Including Preparation of Your Client for Direct Examination, 2015
  • Uffda! In Minnesota, the Fraudulent Transfers Act (UFTA) Applies to Divorce, 2014
  • Minnesota Same-Sex Marriage and Its Impact on Family Law Practitioners, 2013
  • Elimination of Bias: Working with Family Law Clients From Diverse Cultures, 2013
  • New Family Court Rules, 2012
  • New Rules! 2012 Amendments to the General Rules of Practice Family Court Procedure, 2012
  • Advanced Appellate Practice for Family Law Attorneys, 2012
  • Basic Appellate Practice for Family Law Attorneys, 2012
  • What Lawyers Love and Hate about Mediators and Arbitrators, 2012
  • The Rules of Family Court Procedure: Are They Changing?, 2010
  • 20 Rules and Requirements That Minnesota Family Law Lawyers Must Know, 2008
  • 10 Pitfalls to Avoid in Family Law appeals, 2007
  • Documents Made Easy: Petition for Dissolution of Marriage and Civil Contempt Motion Papers, 2007
  • Everyday Ethics in Minnesota 2007
  • Things I Wish I’d Known as a New Family Lawyer, 2005
  • Basics of Spousal Maintenance, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011 and 2012
  • The Pleasures and Pitfalls of a Career in Family Law, 2003
  • The Brave New World of Family Law, 2002
  • Ethics for Family Law Lawyers, 1999 and 2000.

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