Matt has been practicing law since 2006. He splits his time between litigating personal injury cases, and criminal defense matters. Prior to graduating law school he worked with the U.S. Federal Defender writing petitions to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court in non-Capital cases. After graduating with a Law Degree, his experience in working with the impoverished brought him to helping those that were injured because of the actions of others. Matt has now been practicing personal injury for almost ten years.
Matt is admitted to practice in the Federal Northern and Eastern Districts for California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and all the State Courts of California. He has been a member of the Capital City Trial Lawyers Association for ten years.
Although an R.O.T.C. Graduate, Matt passed upon West Point to serve enlisted as his father and both Grandfathers did in the United States Army in 1986. After serving two tours overseas and during Operation Desert Storm, Matt attended the University of California, Davis, where he was accepted to the White House Internship Program in Washington D.C. and later graduated with honors. He worked in a non-advisory position at the County Law Library helping unrepresented litigants while attending McGeorge School of Law at night where he Graduated in 2005 with honors, and a member of the Traynor Society.
Matt is married and prides himself on dedicating 25% of his time to pro bono work in his local community.