Kendal K O’Keefe, Esq.
As a Senior Associate Attorney at Arnold, Rodman & Kretchmer PA, Ms. O’Keefe’s practice focuses exclusively on family law, including but not limited to divorce, custody matters, paternity, child support, and spousal maintenance, as well as interstate and international family law matters. She is sensitive to the difficult life changes that divorce often brings, and with her settlement-minded approach, works to achieve a satisfactory outcome for all parties involved.
Ms. O’Keefe worked as a law clerk for the firm from 2011 – 2012 before receiving her Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law in 2012. She joined the firm as an Associate Attorney in 2013.
While in law school, she volunteered as a legal advocate for Tubman, an organization that provides family crisis & support services throughout the Twin Cities. Now, as a practicing attorney, she continues to volunteer with Tubman’s Family Law Clinic and Pro Bono representation programs, providing volunteer legal services and counseling to low-income families.
Hamline University School of Law; Juris Doctor 2012
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire; Bachelor of Arts in Political Science 2008
Rule 114 Qualified Neutral
Admitted to Practice in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
Law Clerk – Arnold, Rodman & Pletcher PLLC (April 2011 – September 2012)
Hamline’s Student Bar Association – Culture and Diversity Chair (2011-2012)
Legal Research and Writing Teaching Assistant (2011-2012)
Recipient of the Minnesota Bar Association’s Excellence in Employment Law Award (2011)
CALI Award Employment Law 2011
Magee Civil Rights Moot Court team (Hamline) – 3rd Place for Best Brief (2011)
Recipient of Hamline’s Public Interest Law Foundation Grant (2010)
Legal Advocate for Tubman (January 2010- August 2010)
Recipient of Hamline’s Presidential Scholarship (2009-2012)
Minnesota State Bar Association Member
American Bar Association Member