James Whelpley

        Jim was admitted to practice law in Minnesota in 1975, the Court of Military Appeals in 1976, the United States Supreme Court in 1980, the U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota in 1981, and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in 1982. Jim started out as a lawyer in the Marine Corps, handling both criminal and civil cases, and has handled a broad range of litigation in over 30 years.  Jim has counseled clients with a wide range of legal concerns, including thousands of divorces and hundreds of bankruptcies.  He has been appointed as a guardian ad litem in both Ramsey and Hennepin Counties.

If you need experienced, responsive, flexible legal services, contact the Roseville, Minnesota, law firm of Twin City Attorneys. The firm represents clients throughout the Minneapolis – St. Paul Metropolitan area, including Ramsey, Washington, Chisago, Anoka, Wright, Hennepin, Carver, Scott, and Dakota counties.

Areas Of Practice:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Spousal Maintenance (Alimony)
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Estate Planning

Bar Admissions:

  • Minnesota, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1982


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1975 - J.D.
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1970 - B.A.


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