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Hall Estill adds Family Law to OKC, Welcomes John Gile and Matthew Gile 

October 30, 2013

By: Matthew R. Gile and John W. Gile

Hall Estill, Oklahoma's leading law firm, announces the addition of a new Family Law practice area to the Oklahoma City office. New attorneys John W. Gile and Matthew R. Gile will lead the practice.

"We are extremely pleased to add this new practice area to this office as well as add these two very experienced and distinguished attorneys," said Hall Estill Managing Partner Mike Cooke. "Gile and Gile are well-equipped to handle the complexities of this rapidly changing area of law. They are excellent additions to our firm and have a promising future at Hall Estill. As for the addition of the family law practice in Oklahoma City, it will expand our legal services and will meet the needs of our growing clientele."  

John W. Gile has practiced law since 1979, and has had extensive experience in family law as well as criminal defense and commercial litigation. His experience encompasses cases involving large property division, complex child custody issues, and termination of parental rights. John often serves as a guardian ad litemand parenting coordinator in cases involving children. He has been selected to the publication Super Lawyers multiple times in the area of family law.

"Hall Estill has an excellent reputation for putting its clients first, which is what attracted me to this firm in the first place," John Gile said. "Matthew and I are eager to add the practice of family law to this office and to provide steady guidance to our clientele."

Matthew R. Gile is a 2009 graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law. His practice focuses on family law, criminallaw, and civil litigation. He has experience at all levels of litigation, including first-chair trial experience. Further, Matthew has handled several cases successfully at the appellate level. While in law school, he received awards for the highest grade in Legal Research and Writing, interviewing and Client Counseling, and was on the Dean's Honor Roll every semester. He was also selected to serve as the student representative for the University of Oklahoma College of Law's Dean Search Committee in the fall of 2009.

"I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work at such a prestigious law firm," Matthew Gile said. "I am passionate about this area of law, and I look forward to working with the best attorneys in the state. I am also very pleased to be able to contribute my expertise to the growing field of family law in Oklahoma, and I look forward to expanding this practice at Hall Estill."

For more information or if you have any questions please contact your Hall Estill attorney.