Originally from Bedford County, Matthew joined the law firm in 2018 as a full-time associate, following his graduation from the Liberty University School of Law. Although Matthew is a recent Bar admittee, he has a significant amount of experience as a trusted Personal Injury attorney.
Prior to law school, Matthew worked as a defense litigation paralegal from 2011-2015, specializing in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice. During this time, Matthew was elected as Vice President for the Roanoke Valley Paralegal Association for two subsequent annual terms before applying to law school. In addition, Matthew dedicated his personal time to serving the community as a Big Brother for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America; tutoring at a local youth center; serving as a member of the Roanoke Kiwanis Club; and working as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for the Roanoke CASA program.
While in law school, Matthew was an active member of Liberty University School of Law’s Trial Team, placing 2nd and 3rd, respectively, at the regional and national trial team competitions for the American Bar Association in 2017. Matthew also furthered his experience by interning at multiple law firms representing Plaintiffs in personal injury cases, First Amendment retaliation cases, and Worker’s Compensation cases.
Matthew is a member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA), the Virginia Bar Association, Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
Matthew is currently admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia and will soon be admitted to the District of Columbia. Matthew is also admitted to practice before all state courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia and will soon be admitted to the United States Federal Courts for the Eastern and Western District of Virginia.