President, Gilbert Law
Heather Gilbert is the president and managing attorney of Gilbert Law. Ms. Gilbert is a plaintiff’s attorney representing individuals of protected classes with discrimination claims against employers, public accommodations, and government entities. She has argued and represented plaintiffs in state, federal and appellate courts around the country. 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, and hearing-impaired clients.
In addition to practicing law, Ms. Gilbert is an adjunct professor of law at Mitchell Hamline teaching from time to time the following courses: Lawyering as a Business Owner, Deals and Dispute Resolution, Transactions and Settlements, Advanced Advocacy, Expert Witness Academy, and the Civil Dispute Resolution courses. She is a frequent CLE presenter for Minnesota attorneys, and was nominated by her peers in 2014 to 2021 to the Super Lawyer’s Rising Star List. Ms. Gilbert lectures and teaches for the National Institute of Trial Advocates (NITA) on depositions and trial skills.
Ms. Gilbert serves as a board member of the Ramsey County Bar Association and is a member of the Second Judicial District Lawyer’s Ethics Committee. She is also an active member of the Minnesota Women’s Lawyers Association and the MSBA Solo Small Experience Council.
Ms. Gilbert resides in the northeast suburbs of the Twin Cities with her husband, three school-aged children, and Shichon, Daisy. She volunteers for her children’s school advisory board and teaches at her local church. Her hobbies include performing in musical theater, painting, and watching Notre Dame football games.
Civil Dispute Resolution and Expert Witness Training Academy