Work Law

Work Law

Work Law is a client-center firm focusing on Family, Custody, Divorce and Defense law. Founding Partner, Mathew A. Work spent years as a Criminal Prosecutor and has earned the reputation and skills to successfully manage your case.

Firm Overview

Mathew A. Work - Founding Partner

Rebecca Carlson - Partner

Melissa Rosenthal - Associate

Casey Gillham - Of Counsel

Main Office

Main Office
2995 skyline Blvd
Reno NV 89509


(775) 386-2226


(775) 313-9022


Office Information

Office Hours

8am to 6pm

Office Manager

Lauren Driscoll

Emergency After Hours


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Mathew Work

Work Law

Attorney Mathew A. Work was born in Henderson, NV where he was raised by his single-mother and grandfather. From a young age Mathew understood the value of education.

Mathew attended the University of Nevada, Reno and earned a degree in economics, graduating summa cum laude. While in college Mathew was a collegiate athlete playing both lacrosse and football.

After college, Mathew moved to Washington D.C. where he attended graduate school at American University. Mathew worked on Capital Hill as an intern. Mathew was able to work side by side with members of Congress.

Upon leaving Washington D.C., he attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law on a full academic scholarship and graduated magna cum laude. While at Thomas Jefferson he earned the Jefferson Award, Witkins Award, Cali Award, Deans List and was selected as a teaching assistant as a result of his academic success.

Mathew passed the Nevada bar on his first attempt and accepted a position as an associate attorney where he successfully defended criminal cases at jury trial.

Mathew was then offered a job as a criminal prosecutor. This experience was invaluable. Mathew spent years trying cases and prosecuting criminal charges. His ability as a trial attorney consistently earned praise from the Northern Nevada legal community.

In addition to practicing law, Mathew is a Law Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno and Truckee Meadows Community College.


Bar Number: 13623
Nevada, 2014


University of Nevada, Reno
Economics, 2009

American University
Masters, 2010

Thomas Jefferson
JD, 2014

Rebecca Carslon

Work Law

Attorney Rebecca Carlson is a Nevada native born in Las Vegas. She attended the University of Nevada, Reno and graduated cum laude with a duel degree in Communications and Political Science.

After college, Ms. Carlson continued her education and attended Chapman University, Dale E.Fowler School of Law on an academic scholarship. Throughout law school, Ms. Carlson focused her education on alternative dispute resolution and received a certificate of mediation.

Ms. Carlson took and passed the bar in both California and Nevada on her first attempt. She previously worked as an associate attorney for a multistae law firm and has experience litigating at both the state and federal level.

Ms. Carlson has quickly earned a reputations throughout the legal community as a dedicated, aggressive and sophisticated litigator.

Ms. Carlson successfully practices in the following areas of law:

- Custody Law

- Family Law

- Child Support Law

- Divorce Law

- Civil Litigation

- Criminal Law


When she is not working, Ms. Carlson enjoys hiking the Sierras with her dog Huckleberry, camping and traveling.

Melissa Rosenthal

Work Law

- Criminal Defense

Casey Gillham

Work Law

- Civil / Employment

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