MATTHEW A. ENGEL, born in St. Paul, Minnesota, 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.
Matt is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and Hennepin County Bar Association. He practices in a variety of areas, including estate planning (wills and trusts), business, employment, family and real estate law, bankruptcy, probate, and litigation.
Matt and his wife Melissa, also a 1998 graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College, reside in Maple Grove with their two children. Matt enjoys the outdoors, hiking, fishing, golf, racquetball, and martial arts.
Matt Engel’s Professional Career
- In 2007 and 2010, Mr. Engel was named a “Rising Star” by his peers as being among the top up-and-coming lawyers under 40 years old in Minnesota. Rising Stars names the top lawyers in Minnesota who are 40 or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less. Only 2.5 percent of Minnesota attorneys are identified by Rising Stars.
- Founded The Engel Firm, PLLC in June of 2002 to deliver prompt, efficient and friendly service, and positive, practical and ethical advice to businesses and individuals. The Engel Firm strives to provide innovative services on a higher level by utilizing technology in operations, research, production and education of clients.
- The Engel Firm represents over 100 corporations and limited liability companies, including: General Contractors, Subcontractors, Computer Consultants, Graphic Designers, Business and Financial Consultants, Mortgage, Title, Inspection, and Appraisal Companies, Insurance Agents, Realtors, Real Estate Investors, Lawn and Landscaping Companies, Flooring Companies, Sales Representatives, Service Companies, Condominium Associations, Chiropractors, Accountants and Lawyers.
- Former 2 year President of the Maple Grove Business Professionals Chapter of Business Networking International (BNI).
Continuing Legal Education Lecturer for the Hennepin County Bar Association on the topics of “Starting Your Own Law Firm: Where Do You Begin,” and “No More File Cabinets: Going Paperless.”