Attorneys at Law

Michael P. Boulette


(612) 672-3639

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Amy Stewart
(612) 672-3658


Mike Boulette litigates high-stakes divorce and child custody cases, regularly handling multi-million dollar divorces involving closely-held businesses, commercial real estate valuation, fraud and concealed assets, executive benefits, trusts, and inherited wealth, in addition to high-conflict custody cases with allegations of abuse, alienation, or mental health complications. His clients include business owners, public figures, entrepreneurs, C-suite executives, high-net-worth families, medical and legal professionals, and their spouses.

Mike brings deep professional knowledge and experience to each case, and devotes substantial time to improving family law practice in Minnesota.  He is a sought-after media commentator on divorce and child custody issues, appearing in the Fiscal Times,, the Star Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal. Mike also regularly serves as faculty at continuing education seminars for judges, lawyers, and mediators, as well as adjunct law professor teaching family law at the University of St. Thomas School of Law.

Mike authors, a blog covering family law trends, as well Minnesota Family Law, a definitive practice guide on Minnesota divorce, child custody, and family law.

Mike’s accomplishments have been recognized across the legal community.  He has been selected for inclusion as a Minnesota Super Lawyer’s Rising Star each year since 2012, named the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Outstanding New Lawyer of the Year, and recognized for his work on behalf of the underserved as a North Star Lawyer and Leonard Lindquist Pro Bono Award recipient.

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota


  • University of St. Thomas School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Bowdoin College, Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude

 Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association ( Family Law Section) Member 2010-present 
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Counsel Member 2016-2017; Assembly Member 2016-2017
    • (Family Law Section) Member 2010-present
    • (New Lawyers Section) Chair 2016-2017; Vice-Chair 2015-2016; Treasurer 2014-2015; Secretary 2013-2014;  Awards Committee Chair 2013-2015; Co-Editor “Hearsay” 2012-2013; Family Law Section Liaison 2012-2014; New Member Orientation Taskforce 2013-2014; Taskforce on the Future of Legal Education, Unmet Legal Needs Subcommittee  2014-2015
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Member 2010-present; Finance and Planning Committee 2015-2018;
    • Social Media Steering Committee 2015-2016
    • (Family Law Section) Member 2010-present
    • (New Lawyers Section) Board of Directors/MSBA Liaison 2014-2017
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Member 2012-present
    • Education Committee 2013-present, Co-Chair 2015-present
    • Legislative Committee 2016-present

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