Matthew Engel is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College (1998, Criminal Justice/Psychology) and William Mitchell College of Law (2001, J.D.).  In June of 2002, Matt opened The Engel Firm, PLLC in Maple Grove, Minnesota.  From 2007 to 2010, Matt was a partner at Aase, Engel, & Kirscher, PLLC, in Roseville, MN.  In September of 2010, Matt continued his practice as a solo practitioner with The Engel Firm, PLLC, with office locations in downtown Minneapolis, St. Louis Park, Edina, Eden Prairie and Bloomington. Read more.
Dean Barkley: Throughout my career, I have worked in collaboration to effectively get things done with opposing parties in the legal profession, as a director in the Ventura Administration, and as a member of the United States Congress. My advocacy for the voice of the people resulted in the co-founding of the Independence Party of Minnesota, actively one of the largest independent third-party organizations in the country. As your Supreme Court Justice, I will continue to stand for balanced, common-sense legal decisions based on facts, fairness and the law. Read more.