Joel P. Mullen is a partner with the law firm of Mullen & Guttman PLLC. Joel assists clients throughout Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the surrounding communities with estate planning, cabin planning, planning for the LGBT community and non-traditional families, estate administration and probate, special needs planning, elder law & medical assistance planning, family business succession, and planning for children.
Joel enjoys teaching Minnesotans about the importance of having a good estate plan in place. Joel frequently presents free public educational seminars to explain the benefits of estate planning and to help clients decide what type of estate plan (i.e., Will, Living Trust, Cabin Trust, Powers of Attorney, Healthcare Directives) makes sense for their personal situations.
Joel is passionate about helping families prevent conflict through prudent estate planning. He is a frequent speaker on family conflict resolution, and has committed himself exclusively to estate planning as a practice. Joel has been interviewed by the Minneapolis Star Tribune for his work with family cabin owners and hosts this website (a resource for MN family cabin owners).
Joel is a graduate of Hamline University School of Law, a former board member of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Elder Law Council, and a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association.
Joel grew up in Excelsior, MN and currently resides in St. Louis Park with his wife Cindy and their two beautiful daughters. They spend their leisure time on Lake Minnetonka and in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
About Mullen & Guttman
The attorneys of Mullen & Guttman assist clients throughout Minneapolis and St. Paul, and the surrounding communities with estate planning, cabin planning, probate and estate administration, special needs planning, elder law & medical assistance planning, family business succession, and planning for children.
Let’s face it; we all know a family, maybe even our own, that has been damaged by squabbles after a loved one has passed. In most cases, these conflicts could have been minimized with a properly drafted estate plan.
By working with an experienced estate planning attorney families can proactively deal with the variety of issues that can harm family relations. With a solid estate plan, a family can ensure that assets flow as wished to the next generation without discord.