Walter Hodynsky

Walter Hodynsky

Attorney since 1977
Of Counsel
Location:
Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
Phone:
763-560-0000
Fax:
763-566-0211
Email:
Mr. Hodynsky is of counsel with Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A. Mr. Hodynsky assists consumers with debt relief and bankruptcy. Mr. Hodynsky also represents individuals with issues related to family law, such as custody, divorce, grandparent visitation rights, child support, alimony, prenuptial agreements and other areas of family law. Mr. Hodynsky also works for the rights of employees in situations of discrimination, harassment, unemployment compensation and other related employment situations. 

Areas of Practice

  • 35% Bankruptcy Law
  • 30% Family Law
  • 20% Employment Law
  • 10% Estate Planning and Probate
  • 5% Dispute Resolution ADR

Litigation Percentage

  • 20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Qualified Neutral Under Rule 114, Minnesota Supreme Court, 1998

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1977
  • Minnesota, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1977
  • U.S. Court of International Trade, 1988

Education

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J.D. - 1977
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • University of Minnesota-College of Liberal Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • B.A. in Political Science magna cum laude - 1977
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi

Representative Cases

  • Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A., et al vs. U.S. (U.S. Supreme Court 08-1119 2009)

Honors and Awards

  • American Juris Prudence Award in Business Law, 1977 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member, 1977 - Present
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association, Member, 1977 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Haywood and Cari, S.C., Associate Attorney, 1990 - 2002
  • Burlington Northern Railroad, Assistant Director of Labor Relations, 1977 - 1989

Ancillary Businesses

  • Tax Preparation

Languages

  • Ukrainian
  • Russian
  • German