Matthew Muenzen

Matthew Muenzen, JD


Gevurtz Menashe

Matthew Muenzen has been practicing family law, with an emphasis on juvenile law and child welfare law, since 2008, first in Tennessee and now in Oregon. He was previously a supervising attorney and a special advisor to a deputy commissioner for the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services. In addition to practicing family law, Mr. Muenzen has represented children and parents in child welfare matters and often presents on topics related to child abuse and neglect.

After graduating from Penn State University with a B.S. in Administration of Justice in 1996, he was employed as a police officer for a municipal police department in New Jersey for six years. While working as a full-time police officer, he received an M.A. in Human Resources Management and Training from Seton Hall University in 2003 and a J.D. from Pace University School of Law in 2007. He is certified as a Juvenile Law - Child Welfare Law Specialist through the National Association of Counsel for Children. In addition to practicing law, Mr. Muenzen is also on the Board of Directors for the Oregon CASA Network, on the Board of Directors for Youth, Rights & Justice, and a member of the Oregon Department of Justice Children’s Justice Task Force.