Lindsey Minser is a member of the Government Law Group focusing on school law and representing municipalities in litigation matters. She advises school district officials on a wide range of student related issues, including special education and accommodation issues under the IDEA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, FERPA and pupil records, student discipline, open enrollment, and family law and circuit court issues that require district attention or involvement. She has represented and advised school districts when responding to IDEA Due Process Hearing requests, complaints, and open enrollment appeals.
Lindsey also has represented clients in family law matters, including divorce, child custody and placement, child support, termination of parental rights and adoption, guardianships, domestic abuse restraining orders and injunctions, and has successfully defended family law clients in criminal matters.
Prior to private practice, Lindsey served as an Assistant State Public Defender in Ramsey County, MN and as an Assistant District Attorney in Monroe County, WI. As an Assistant District Attorney, she prosecuted a broad range of felony, misdemeanor, and juvenile cases with a special focus on Domestic Violence crimes and served as a staff member of the Operating While Intoxicated Treatment Court and the Coordinated Community Response to Intimate Partner Violence.
While attending UW Law School, Lindsey was a law clerk for the Southern Poverty Law Center in New Orleans, LA on the School to Prison Reform Project. She was also a law clerk for the Wisconsin Innocence Project and the Restorative Justice Project.
Lindsey currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin School Attorneys Association (WSAA), the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin, and the Advisory Board of the Western Wisconsin Women’s Business Center. She is also a member of the Council of School Attorneys (COSA), the State Bar of Wisconsin, and the Eau Claire County Bar Association.