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Biography

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.

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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):

Kentucky, 2023

Indiana, 2017

Courts

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

Kentucky Supreme Court

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

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

National Association of Bond Lawyers

Kentucky Bar Association

Indiana State Bar Association

Clark County Bar Association

Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Secretary, Clarksville Historical Society, 2019-Present

Vice President, Skyline Acres Homeowners Association, 2021-Present

Member, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church

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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