At the University of Kansas. Matt was highly active in student government and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science with Academic Honors. He then worked for a Member of Congress in the United States House of Representatives. Following his time in Washington, D.C., Matt enrolled at the Washburn University School of Law. He took a particular interest in litigation and participated in multiple mock trial competitions. He also obtained a student law practice permit and represented indigent defendants in criminal court through the Washburn Law Clinic.
After passing the Kansas Bar exam, Matt served as an assistant district attorney for the Shawnee County District Attorney’s office. He then transitioned to private practice, representing individual clients in criminal, civil, and family matters.
Pursuing a lifelong dream, Matt passed the California Bar exam, moved to California, and began practicing in Santa Barbara when he focused his practice on personal injury matters and has worked for both plaintiff and defense focused firms. His experience working on “both sides” gives him a unique perspective when assessing and litigating a case.
Matt is passionate about his work and intensely cares about his clients. In his free time, Matt enjoys travel, attending concerts, hiking, camping, fishing and spending time with his wife, Kathy.
- Washburn University School of Law, Juris Doctor (2015)
- University of Kansas, Bachelor of Arts