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Matt Gaul

Matt’s practice focuses on estate planning and estate administration. He is a Northwest Iowa guy through and through, and not just because he is 6’6” and likes the Hawkeyes. Matt believes in the value of hard work and being a dedicated parent, which are values that he shares with the families that he represents.

Office Sioux City, Iowa

329 Pierce St #200
Sioux City, IA 51101

Contact (712) 224-7564
Practice Areas
Estate / Wealth Planning

Q: Tell us about your experience at Crary Huff.
A: I was working as the Director of Operations for the Firm when I told the partners that I was ready for a new challenge. I had been considering law school, but it seemed impractical given my family obligations.  The partners at Crary Huff said that if law school was my goal, they would make it possible for me. I’m proud that I work at a Firm where the leadership invests in its people

Q: What makes Crary Huff unique?
A: I think it’s the interpersonal relationships and how much everyone is invested in each other. I’m glad we prioritize our employees in a similar way to how we prioritize our clients.

Q: Do you have a favorite legal drama?
A: In “Goliath,” Billy Bob Thorton plays a lawyer who has a lot of personal demons and struggles, but that doesn’t get in the way of him working ethically and doing the right thing. My life is very different from Billy Bob’s character, but I hope that throughout my career, no matter what I have going on, I’m always cognizant of my role for my clients.

Q: Do you have any hobbies?
A: We’re Iowa fans and Chiefs fans. So, we watch a lot of football and basketball, and I coach my son’s basketball team. Mostly since becoming a dad, it’s—go to work, come home, make chicken nuggets, repeat.

Bar Admissions
Iowa State Bar
Nebraska State Bar

Affiliations and Memberships
Iowa State Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar Association
Woodbury County Bar Association
Association of Legal Administrators
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Briar Cliff University (B.A. 2008, M.A. 2011)
University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law (J.D. 2021)

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