Andrew Thomas Hunstad

Andrew Thomas Hunstad

Associate Attorney
Eagan, Minnesota
800-491-9983 (Toll Free)

Andrew T. Hunstad focuses his practice in the areas of divorce and family law. Andrew also brings a wealth of experience in complex divorces, including cases involving closely held businesses, undisclosed or hidden assets, disproportionate incomes, and high debt levels. He also has considerable experience representing clients in high-conflict matters.

He works with and counsels parents, spouses, grandparents and other relatives to resolve their most complex financial and personal issues. Andrew's goal is to help his clients create a fair and dignified settlement. When such an approach is not possible, he zealously and diligently advocates for his clients through the appropriate legal proceeding to obtain his clients’ goals. Andrew is an effective communicator, negotiator, and problem-solver.

When not practicing law, Andrew can be found around Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis and exploring local breweries and restaurants.



Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce and Dissolution
  • Child Custody & Parenting Time
  • Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Spousal Maintenance
  • Property Division
  • Grandparent's Rights
  • Name Changes
  • Orders for Protection/Harassment Restraining Order
  • Non-Marital Property Interests
  • Prenuptial Agreement
  • Real Estate
  • Civil Litigation
  • Post-dissolution Matters
  • Same-sex divorce, dissolution of domestic partnerships, and other LGBT family law issues

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2013
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2017
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2018


  • Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. cum laude - 2013
    • Law Review: Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Practical & Clinical Law, Associate Editor
  • South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota
    • B.S. - 2010
    • Honors: Dean's List

Honors and Awards

  • NAFLA - Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 In Minnesota

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Dakota County Bar Association
  • Minnesota Lavender Bar Association
  • Collaborative Law Institute

Pro Bono Activities

  • Dakota County Bar Association - Board of Directors
  • Legal Assistance of Dakota County - Volunteer Attorney
  • Wills for Heros - Volunteer Attorney


  • Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • Order of Omega