Laurie’s practice is focused primarily on family law, including complex issues pertaining to divorce, child custody, property division, modifications of divorce decrees, orders for protection, enforcement, paternity matters, and domestic abuse. Ms. Cylkowski also devotes a portion of her practice to issues of civil rights, discrimination in the work place and special education law - advocating for children with Individual Education Plans (IEP's), negotiating special education services with School Districts and enforcement.
Laurie A. Cylkowski is an experienced trial attorney who is diligent in her practice and dedicated to her clients. She is admitted to practice in all courts in the State of Minnesota as well as Federal Court – District of Minnesota.
Current Volunteer with The Children's Law Center (CLC)
Juris Doctor - William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN
Bachelor of Arts - International Business University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, Cum laude
Defense Language Institute (DLI), San Fransisco - German language
Minnesota District Court, All Counties
United States District Court, District of Minnesota
Minnesota State Bar Association
Family Law Section of the MSBA
Children & the Law Section of the MSBA
Dakota County Bar Association
Autism Society of Minnesota
Council of Parents Attorneys and Advocates, Inc. (COPAA)
Cooperative Practice Network (CPN)