Gary effectively managed most aspects of legal support for a company operating in more than 135 countries and all fifty states, including managing and provided legal assessment and drafting for all contracting and transactional work.
He also served as general counsel and an executive at a medical software company. Prior to and in addition to his past corporate and business legal experience, he also practiced as a private criminal defense attorney for a well known Minneapolis firm, and served as a public defender in Minnesota’s Tenth Judicial District.
University of Maine Law School
University of Minnesota School of Liberal Arts and Law School, 1994 graduate
Primary Practice Areas
Criminal Defense: Felony, Gross Misdemeanor and Misdemeanor level offenses (DWI, theft, assault, drug offenses, and criminal sexual conduct), Administrative and/or Civil Matters associated with Forfeiture, DOC/HRU and Revocation
Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Filing, Negotiation with creditors and General Debt Relief
Business Related: Contract Drafting, Reviewing, Negotiation, Acquisitions, Due Diligence Legal Compliance and Risk Management
Bar Admissions; Professional Credentials
Member of Minnesota Bar, 1994
United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2008
Founding attorney of Strootman Law Office, established 2004
Minnesota Bar Association
18th District Ethics Committee, Investigator