Christine Callahan is an attorney practicing solely in the area of family law across Minnesota. She is also a mediator, a Minnesota Rule 114 qualified neutral, and she also offers Early Neutral Evaluations. Christine is the proud single parent of three sons and has been an active volunteer for the Chanhassen Athletic Association, and various sports organizations in the southwest metro.
Christine is also a licensed attorney and mediator in Summit County, Colorado. She is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, Colorado Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and a volunteer at the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center.
Christine helps clients to find their peace in their divorce and build their strength. As an experienced mediator, she recognizes the benefits of divorce mediation for families. But she also believes that finding peace does not mean becoming a doormat or letting a spouse take advantage during the divorce process. She has successfully handled many divorces involving high conflict people.
Christine is a Minnesota CLE Faculty Member and taught “How to Succeed in Mediation.” She also authored a feature article in Bench and Bar entitled “Eyes Wide Open; Optimizing Outcomes in Mediation” as well as an article in the attorney newsletter “Hearsay” entitled “How to Succeed at Your First Mediation.”
Education and Experience:
- Received her bachelor's degree in Secondary Education from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
- Worked as an adult educator and lead teacher for the Hopkins Adult Education Program.
- Was a founding board member of Literacy Minnesota and promoted adult literacy and adult basic education across Minnesota.
- Graduated from the University of St. Thomas School of Law.
Active Member in the Following Organizations:
- Minnesota State Bar Association
- Colorado State Bar Association
- Family Law Section and ADR Section (MN and CO)
- The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts-Colorado
- Volunteer at the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center, Breckenridge, Colorado
- Alumni associations for the University of Wisconsin and the University of St. Thomas School of Law
In addition to her work representing individual clients, Christine has served on several non-profit organization boards and has done extensive fund raising and grant writing. Christine’s passion is empowering others to succeed in every capacity.
Contact Christine Callahan with your questions about divorce, mediation, or other family law issues.