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Biography

A lifelong Hoosier and the first attorney in his family, Matt focuses his practice primarily on public finance and municipal law. Matt has represented clients ranging from school corporations, cities and towns, sanitary sewer boards, redevelopment commissions, townships, and counties. He is experienced in preparing ordinances and resolutions, development agreements, interlocal agreements, and guiding clients through complex real estate transactions. Matt also has extensive experience in estates and estate planning and has prepared wills, trusts, advanced directives, and power-of-attorney documents for clients. He is known for being responsive to clients and letting clients know all of their options so they can make an informed decision on their best course of action.

When not practicing law, Matt enjoys spending time with his family, studying history, hiking, and cheering on IU in basketball.

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Experience

Legal Work Highlights

Prepared development agreement for a $500 million public-private partnership.

Successfully waived over $10,000 in property taxes for municipal client.

Assisted municipal client in selling real estate for $3 million.

Obtained $12,000 judgment against person for violation of town’s junk vehicles ordinance.

Education

Law School

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., 2017
magna cum laude

Undergraduate School

Marian University, B.A., Political Science, 2014
summa cum laude

Clerkships

Matt served as a clerk for the court(s) and judge(s) below:

Floyd Circuit Court, Hon. J. Terrence Cody

Bar Memberships

Matt is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Indiana, 2017

Courts

Matt is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

Indiana Supreme Court; U.S. Southern District of Indiana

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association; Association of Indiana Municipalities

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Secretary, Clarksville Historical Society, 2019-Present; Vice President, Skyline Acres Homeowners Association, 2021-Present

Major Publications

Matt is an author or contributor to the following publications:

Note, Democracy Down Under: A Comparative Look at Australian and American Electoral Systems, Volume XXVII, Indiana International & Comparative Law Review,

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