Law Firm Overview


Lake Harriet Law Office represents clients exclusively in the area of Family Law, including Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Parenting Time, Property Division and Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) cases, as well as Family Law Trials and Family Law Appeals.

Randall A. Smith is the founder and principal attorney of Lake Harriet Law Office and has practiced law since 1996. Mr. Smith earned his B.A. from Hamline University, his J.D. from Drake University and his M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas.

Mr. Smith's 17 years of legal practice experience includes Divorce & Family Law, Family Mediation, Early Neutral Evaluation (both SENE and FENE), Divorce cases involving complex financial issues (including the non-marital tracing of retirement, real estate and business assets and the valuation of debts and marital assets), Divorce-related retirement account and pension issues and Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) claims, as well as Child Custody and Support and Complex cases.

Family Law cases can be contentious and high-conflict at times. There are options for resolving and minimizing conflict during the case, including Mediation and/or the use of Financial Early Neutral Evaluation or Social Early Neutral Evalaution, processes which has been adopted by every county across the Twin Cities.

In some cases, despite best efforts, parties cannot resolve their disputes without a Trial.  On occasion, a Family Law Appeal is required to address the legal issues of the case.

Mr. Smith is actively involved in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and he conducts Family Mediation sessions and Early Neutral Evaluations (Social and Financial) in Family Law cases throughout the Twin Cities; Mr. Smith is on several different SENE and FENE rosters.

Your Family Law case will be handled with assertiveness, professionalism and with precise attention to detail, from the inception of the case to the conclusion of the case.

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