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Heather Marie Gilbert

Employment and labor Attorney at White Bear Lake, MN

5.0   2 reviews
  • Licensed for 12 years
    State MN
    Acquired 2012
    Authorized to Practice No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Employment and labor
    Severance agreements and separation agreements, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, discrimination

  2. Estate planning
    wills, trusts, wealth planning, healthcare directives, powers of attorneys

Heather Gilbert is the President and Managing Attorney of Gilbert Law PLLC.  Ms. Gilbert is a Plaintiff’s attorney representing individuals of protected classes, primarily individuals with disabilities, with discrimination claims against employers, public accommodations, government entities, and/or other organizations.  Ms. Gilbert is the only attorney in Minnesota that is also a court-certified sign language interpreter and is well-versed in working with deaf, hard of hearing, DeafBlind and hearing-impaired clients.  Ms. Gilbert is not afraid to take on the largest of defendants to represent individuals that have been treated disparately because of who they are.  She has represented clients in Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, New York, and Pennsylvania. She is admitted to practice in both Minnesota and North Dakota federal courts.

In addition to practicing law, Ms. Gilbert is an Adjunct Professor of Law at William Mitchell College of Law teaching Transactions and Settlements, is a frequent CLE presenter, and was named a 2014, 2015, and 2016 Super Lawyer’s Rising Star.  Ms. Gilbert is an entrepreneur, business owner, a wife and mother of three children.


Gilbert Law PLLC
4856 Banning Ave
White Bear Lake, MN, 55110


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Posted by Dawn Carlson | March 28, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
I was so stressed out, didn’t know what to do or which way to go. Heather was more comfortable using sign language than I am and her confidence is ‘REAL’. She knows the law and understood what position I was put in. My journey was a lot less stressful with her on board, I felt safe and protected. Heather kept me informed and fully prepared me for what was next and how it would go. My outcome with Heather was very successful and a friendship was formed.
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Posted by Jane | March 25, 2021
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| Consulted Attorney
Excellent service with results
Heather ended my sleepless nights and guided me through the application of the law to my case. She was the perfect mix of approachable, knowledgeable and professional. I had consultations with other lawyers prior to working with Heather. She blew them away and far exceeded my expectations. I will be consulting with Heather first for my future legal needs!
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  • William Mitchell College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2012
  • Bethel College (Mishawaka)
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2002


  • Minnesota State Bar Association Solo Small Firm Experience
  • Executive Council Member
  • 2021 - Present
  • White Bear Lake Chamber of Commerce
  • Member
  • 2021 - Present
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Board of Directors
  • 2019 - Present
  • National Employment Lawyers Association chapter
  • Minnesota member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers, Solo/Small Firm Committee
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Communication Access Award
  • Minnesota Commission for Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans
  • 2017

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Civil rights Attorney | Oct 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Heather Gilbert is compassionate, capable, anda zealous advocate for her clients. She is particularly skilled in disability law and communicating using ASL. You are in good hands with Heather."
Discrimination Attorney | Dec 28
Relationship: Other
"Heather is smart, tough and she will fight for you."
Employment and labor Attorney | Dec 23
Relationship: Friend
"Few lawyers have the background in American Sign Language that Heather has, which gives her a skill and edge that few other attorneys have. Furthermore, in each of her specific areas of practice, she has competently served clients from all backgrounds and walks of life."
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White Bear Lake Employment and labor Lawyer Heather Marie Gilbert
Heather Marie Gilbert
Employment and labor Attorney
White Bear Lake, MN
Licensed for 12 years