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Associate Attorney

Michael G. Cain, Esq.

Mr. Cain has been an Associate Attorney at Arnold & Rodman PA since October 2018. Mr. Cain focuses exclusively on family law, primarily on cases involving complex custody matters. Mr. Cain also has extensive experience guiding clients through cases involving paternity, parenting time, child support, spousal maintenance, and property division, including property divisions in high-income divorces with complicated valuation issues.

Mr. Cain aims to assist clients in reaching fair and equitable agreements while keeping legal expenses at a minimum. If an agreement cannot be achieved, Mr. Cain ensures that his clients are zealously advocated for in the courtroom.

Mr. Cain has worked for the firm since 2008 before receiving his Juris Doctor from Mitchell | Hamline School of Law in 2018. He joined the firm as an Associate Attorney in October 2018. While attending law school, Mr. Cain served as a certified student attorney with the firm, representing pro bono clients in divorce and child custody cases.

Mr. Cain lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota with his fiancée, their son, and three dogs.


Mitchell | Hamline School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2018, Cum Laude

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Bachelor of Arts: English & History, 2012, Cum Laude


Admitted to Practice in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota

Certified Student Attorney: Arnold, Rodman & Kretchmer PA / Tubman Family Law clinic – November 2017 – October 2018

Law Clerk: Arnold, Rodman & Kretchmer PA – August 2015 – October 2018

Filing Room Manager: Arnold, Rodman & Kretchmer PLLC – August 2015 – May 2017

Paralegal: Arnold, Rodman & Kretchmer PLLC – September 2014 – August 2015

IT Manager: Arnold, Rodman & Kretchmer PA – December 2013 – October 2018

Administrative Assitant: Arnold, Rodman & Kretchmer PA – April 2013 – Present (f/k/a Arnold & Rodman PLLC)

Content Writer / Data Analyst: Findlaw.com (A Thomson Reuter’s Business) – September 2012 – April 2013

File Clerk / Intern: Arnold, Rodman, & Pletcher PLLC – October 2010 – May 2012

File Clerk / Intern: Tuft & Arnold PLLC – May 2008 – October 2010


Panelist: Mitchell | Hamline School of Law – Executive J.D Capstone Alumni Panel – November 30, 2018

Panelist: Mitchell | Hamline School of Law – Hybrid J.D Capstone Alumni Panel – November 9, 2018

Student: Mitchell | Hamline School of Law / BPP University Law School – International Comparative Law: Doing Deals Across the World & Comparative Criminal Trial Practice

Panelist: Findlaw.com (A Thomson Reuter’s Business) – Small Law Firm Panel Discussion: Law Firm Administrators – June 10, 2015

Professional Association

Minnesota State Bar Association


American Bar Association


Family Law League


Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International