Gail E. Mattey earned her J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2008, and her Honors B.A in Biological Sciences with a minor in Psychology from the University of Delaware in 2003. Gail represents clients in a variety of Family Law matters including Divorce, Child Custody and Support Issues, Parenting Time, Property Division, Spousal Maintenance, Family Mediation, and Orders for Protection.
After graduating law school, Gail spent seven years in Hennepin County District Court, first as a Law Clerk in Drug and DWI Court, then as Executive Assistant to the Chief Judge, culminating in five years as a Law Clerk in Family Court under Judge James T. Swenson, Judge Philip C. Carruthers, and Referee Jason T. Hutchison. Gail’s years with the court have provided her with invaluable experience navigating the court system, and her five years in Family Court have provided her with an unparalleled depth and breadth of knowledge of Family Law to enable her to strongly advocate for her clients in all Family Law related matters.
Gail’s strong sense of empathy and compassion enables her to connect with her clients, while her strong analytical reasoning and thorough knowledge of the law enables her to act as an effective advocate as she guides clients through the intimidating court process. Gail is a strong believer in alternative dispute resolution, and will work with clients to amicably settle their disputes to minimize the acrimony involved in the legal process. However, should alternative dispute resolution fail, she is not shy to pursue litigation and will zealously advocate for her clients before the Judge and seek the assistance of the court when needed. Gail’s dual approach to resolving cases enables her to tailor her strategy to meet the unique needs of each individual client, resolving matters efficiently and effectively.
|MN||Authorized to practice||2008||10/08/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Women in Law||Attorney at Law Magazine Minnesota||2018|
|5 Years of Service||Hennepin County District Court||2016|
|Owner||Mattey Family Law||2018 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Lake Harriet Law Office||2017 - 2018|
|Law Clerk||Hennepin County Family Court||2012 - 2018|
|Executive Assistant to the Chief Judge||Hennepin County District Court||2011 - 2012|
|Law Clerk||Hennepin County District Court||2010 - 2011|
|Research Assistant||Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences||2007 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Minnesota State Bar Association||Member||2018 - Present|
|Hennepin County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Minnesota CLE||DWI Deskbook, Chapter 14, Mandatory Minimums||2017|
|National Association of School Nurses||Sexting: Just How Much of a Danger is IT, and What Can School Nurses Do About It?||2009|
|Foog & Drug Law Journal||Exploring Emerging Nanobiotechnology Drugs and Medical Devices||2008|
|University of Minnesota Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|University of Delaware||Honors B.A.||2003|
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