Ryan S McLaughlin

Ryan S McLaughlin

Divorce, Family, & Estate Law—Creative, Convenient & Affordable
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Hello! My name is Ryan McLaughlin. I've practiced law for the last five years. I closed down shop on December 2023. I've transitioned my law practice into a mediation practice, with a restorative and trauma-informed focus.

You can connect with me at www.flannelpeoplemediation.com.

Welcome to Flannel People Mediation, your trusted partner in holistic, restorative, and trauma-informed mediation services in Minnesota. Led by Ryan and Kate McLaughlin, Flannel People Mediation is committed to providing compassionate and effective mediation solutions for a wide range of legal disputes, including divorce, custody, parenting time, truancy, addiction, probate, child welfare, and more. With a unique approach rooted in restorative principles, we aim to facilitate meaningful conversations and sustainable resolutions for families facing challenging circumstances. Whether you're located in Minneapolis, St. Paul, or anywhere else in Minnesota, our services are available both in-person and via Zoom to accommodate your needs.

At Flannel People Mediation, we believe in taking a holistic approach to mediation, recognizing that legal disputes often encompass emotional, psychological, and relational dimensions. Our holistic perspective means that we consider the whole person and their individual needs, rather than just focusing on legal outcomes. By addressing the underlying issues and concerns of all parties involved, we strive to promote healing, growth, and long-term well-being.

Moreover, our mediation practice is trauma-informed, meaning that we are sensitive to the impact of trauma on individuals and families. We understand that unresolved trauma can significantly affect communication, decision-making, and conflict resolution processes. Therefore, we create a safe and supportive enviro

Practice Areas
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Foreclosure Defense
  • Does Not Currently Practice Law
  • Not Currently Accepting Clients
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Minnesota Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
Minnesota State Bar Association
- Current
University of Wyoming College of Law
J.D. (2012)
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Carleton College
J.D. (2008) | Political Science
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Adjunct Professor of the Year
Georgia Military College
Websites & Blogs
McLaughlin Law: A Next-Generation Family & Estate Law Practice Serving Minnesotans Seeking Affordable & Creative Legal Solutions
Contact & Map
McLaughlin Law
153 4th Ave South
Unit 1
South Saint Paul, MN 55075
Telephone: (320) 318-0430