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JACOB M. BIRKHOLZ is the managing attorney with Birkholz and Associates, LLC, in Mankato, Minnesota. Mr. Birkholz practices in the areas of family law, criminal law, real estate, estate planning, and litigation. He has extensive courtroom and trial experience. In addition to his numerous jury trials, Mr. Birkholz has litigated numerous court trials in dissolution of marriage and custody and parenting cases, including children, real estate, spousal maintenance and complex property matters. He earned his B.S. degree from Minnesota State University Mankato and his J.D. degree from the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Mr. Birkholz is a member of the Minnesota State and Iowa State bar associations.
DAVID N. HOROWITZ is a certified family law specialist and shareholder with May, Potenza, Baran & Gillespie P.C. He was admitted to practice law in Arizona in 1990. A summa cum laude graduate of the University of Arizona College of Law in 1990, he has focused his practice in all areas of family law for more than 20 years with extensive experience in divorce, legal separation, annulment, child custody, visitation, child support, spousal maintenance, pre-nuptial agreements, parent coordination, domestic partnerships, grandparents rights, guardianship, step-parent adoption, and relocation. Mr. Horowitz, a fellow with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, is highly experienced in alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and collaborative divorce. He currently serves as a judge pro tempore and as a parenting coordinator for the Maricopa County Superior Court. Mr. Horowitz is honored to have served on the Arizona Supreme Court’s Child Support Guidelines Review Workgroup, the Arizona Supreme Court’s Parenting Coordinator Rule Petition Rule Committee, and the Arizona State Senate's Domestic Relations Committee. He is also a member of the State Bar of Arizona's Family Law Advisory Commission and is its current chair, the State Bar of Arizona's Continuing Legal Education Committee, the State Bar of Arizona's Family Law Council, Arizona Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, and The International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Mr. Horowitz is a past president of both Collaborative Divorce Professionals of Arizona and the Arizona Family Support Council. He frequently speaks at legal education seminars for the State Bar of Arizona, including the state bar’s course on professionalism, and has presented for The International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, The Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts, and National Business Institute. Mr. Horowitz is the recipient of the 2005-2006 State Bar of Arizona CLE Award and the 2007 NALS of Phoenix Boss of the Year Award. He earned his undergraduate degree in business economics from the University of Arizona and has been teaching economics and legal studies at Phoenix College since 1990. Mr. Horowitz has also taught family law/general practice skills at Arizona Summit Law School.
STEVEN H. KLEIN is a partner with Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP. He represents clients involved in dissolution of marriage proceedings (formerly known as divorce) and other family law matters. Mr. Klein helps clients navigate through the legal process and the difficult emotional issues that often accompany family law disputes. He handles pre-decree and post-decree complex family law matters and disputes which include, but are not limited to, custody, visitation, removal, business valuations, maintenance (formerly known as alimony), child support, asset tracing, property allocation and division, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, appeals and adoptions. Mr. Klein is a member of American Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Association; Chicago Bar Association; and American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, co-chair of Admissions, Illinois Chapter. He earned his B.A. degree, with honors and distinction, from University of Michigan and his J.D. degree from Harvard Law School.