Matt focuses his practice primarily on public finance and municipal law. Matt has represented clients ranging from cities and towns, counties, school corporations, and other units of local government. He is experienced in assisting governmental entities with preparing ordinances and resolutions, development agreements, interlocal agreements, creating economic development and allocation areas, and guiding clients through public-private agreement procurement processes. Matt has served as bond counsel and special tax counsel on a variety of tax-exempt and taxable financings, including general obligation and revenue bonds and tax increment financings. Prior to his legal career, Matt worked for the Indiana State Senate and clerked for a Circuit Court Judge.
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.
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., 2017
magna cum laude
Marian University, B.A., Political Science, 2014
summa cum laude
Floyd Circuit Court, Hon. J. Terrence Cody
Indiana Supreme Court; U.S. Southern District of Indiana
Indiana State Bar Association
Clark County Bar Association
Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association; Association of Indiana Municipalities
Secretary, Clarksville Historical Society, 2019-Present; Vice President, Skyline Acres Homeowners Association, 2021-Present
Member, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church
Note, Democracy Down Under: A Comparative Look at Australian and American Electoral Systems, Volume XXVII, Indiana International & Comparative Law Review,