A paralegal who is part of Moss & Barnett's family law team, Mara L. Gollin-Garrett often acts as an intermediary between attorneys and clients in order to answer important day-to-day questions and manage their cases cost-effectively. She also communicates directly with experts and court personnel.

Mara’s responsibilities include:

  • Management of case files and materials
  • Analysis and organization of case information
  • Drafting pleadings and motion documents
  • Document reviews
  • E-filing and e-service in state jurisdictions (Moss & Barnett Family Law Administrator of the Minnesota eFile program)
  • Trial preparation
  • Communications with clients and opposing counsel
  • Management of an attorney’s Alternative Dispute Resolution calendar, including intake, conflict searches



Minnesota Paralegal Institute

University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., Elementary Education, minor in Health Education

Certifications / Specialties

  • Minnesota Certified Paralegal (MnCP)

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Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Paralegal Association – Member and family law paralegal mentor

Board Memberships

  • Hopkins Education Foundation – Board Member (2017-present), Secretary/Executive Board Member (2019-present)
  • Tubman-Self-Represented Legal Clinic – Paralegal/Legal Counseling Advocate