Sonja M. Nyberg, Esq.
As a Senior Associate Attorney at Arnold, Rodman & Kretchmer, P.A., Ms. Nyberg focuses her practice exclusively on family law, including but not limited to divorce, custody matters, paternity, child support, spousal maintenance, non-marital tracing and property division, prenuptial agreement drafting and review, as well as interstate and appellate work. Ms. Nyberg takes great pride on helping individuals through the most difficult of family matters, zealously and empathetically advocating for their rights. The quality of Ms. Nyberg’s work has resulted in her receipt of a “Superb” rating through Avvo.com and being named a Super Lawyer Rising Star, an award given to no more than 2.5% of attorneys in the State of Minnesota.
Prior to beginning her practice in 2012, Ms. Nyberg secured a judicial clerkship in Hennepin County Family Court. There, she worked on high asset divorce cases with complex financial matters, as well as high conflict custody disputes. Ms. Nyberg learned firsthand how judicial officers decide cases and what makes a family law attorney effective inside and outside of the courtroom. Ms. Nyberg knows that every family is different. Her experience, knowledge of the court system, reasoned approach to these matters helps her clients achieve their unique goals.
Hamline University School of Law; Juris Doctor 2010
College of St. Benedict / St. John’s University, Bachelor of Arts – English
Senior Associate, Arnold, Rodman, & Kretchmer, PA, 2018 – present
Partner / Owner, Metzger & Nyberg, LLC, 2016 – 2018
Associate Attorney, Cordell & Cordell, 2014 – 2016
Associate Attorney, Gadtke & Beyer, LLC, 2013- 2014
Judicial Law Clerk, Hennepin County Family Court, 2010-2012
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Rule 114 Qualified Neutral
Honors / Awards
Named “Rising Star” by Superlawyers.com; 2019, 2020
Superb rating on Avvo.com
Northstar Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association – 2017
Top Female Attorney – Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
Volunteer Experience / Professional Assoications and Membership
Ramsey County Limited Scope Attorney Roster, 2017 – present
Fourth District Ethics Committee Member, 2016 – present
Volunteer Lawyers Network Volunteer Attorney, 2016 – present
Hennepin County Bar Association Member, 2015 – present
Minnesota State Bar Association Member, 2015 – present
Family Law League Member, 2011- present