Samantha J. Gemberling

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Samantha J. Gemberling is a shareholder at Wolf, Rohr, Gemberling and Allen, P.A. Her practice is focused on helping clients navigate through difficult and emotional legal challenges, including dissolution, high asset cases and spousal maintenance disputes, child custody disputes, paternity, child abuse and neglect matters, orders for protection, and administrative maltreatment appeals.  She also helps clients grow their families through step- parent adoption, third party custody, and grandparent custody.

Ms. Gemberling believes in cooperative settlements whenever possible, but is also a zealous advocate and has significant trial experience. She has argued before the Minnesota Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.  She also practices in the Administrative Court of the Department of Human Services.  She is trained as a Rule 114 Neutral. Ms. Gemberling is an active member of the Minnesota family law practice community.  She was admitted to practice in 1997 and is licensed in Minnesota.  She is a frequent speaker and presenter at continuing  legal education trainings and helped author the Minnesota Divorce Practice Deskbook.

Ms. Gemberling has presented a two-day seminar on trial practice for family law lawyers and frequently consults on trial practice and strategy with other attorneys. She has testified before the Minnesota Legislature, and works on legislative aspects of family law.  Ms. Gemberling is a co-founder of a local organization to promote collegiality among family law attorneys and has been recognized as a Minnesota Rising Star from 2007 to 2013; a Super Lawyer since 2014.  She was honored as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Minnesota for several years, including 2022.  Ms. Gemberling is also a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers- Minnesota Chapter and is an active member in the National as well as local Academy Chapter.