Matthew Arnold

Arnold & Smith, PLLC
200 North McDowell Street
Charlotte, NC 28204

Matthew Arnold, Esq.

Raised in Charlotte, N.C., Mr. Arnold graduated from Providence Senior High School and Belmont Abbey College, where he studied Philosophy and Psychology. He later attended The University of North Carolina School of Law in Chapel Hill, where he was research assistant to Professor Walker Blakey. While at UNC, he helped update "The North Carolina Courtroom Manual on Evidence" and litigated before the North Carolina District Court as a third year practitioner in the UNC Civil Legal Assistance Clinic. Mr. Arnold and his wife returned to the Charlotte area after he graduated law school.

Mr. Arnold began his law career with Stott, Hollowell, Palmer & Windham, L.L.P. focused on insurance defense and general civil litigation. His experience later broadened to include a wide variety of civil litigation. Today, Mr. Arnold brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his focus on representing individuals in divorce and family law cases, advancing personal injury rights, and resolving business and contract disputes.


J.D., University of North Carolina, 2003
Sarah Graham Kenan Scholar
Dean's List
UNC Civil Legal Assistance Clinic

B.A. Psychology, Belmont Abbey College, 2000
Cum Laude
Anne Horne Little Honors Program
Dean's List
Varsity Basketball - Captain

Community Involvement and Professional Memberships

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

United States District Court - Western District of North Carolina

North Carolina State Bar

Mecklenburg County Bar

North Carolina Bar Association

Social/Sports Committee Co-Chair

Law Day Committee

American Inns of Court

The Justice William Bobbitt Inn of Court

American Association for Justice

Belmont Abbey College Alumni Board of Directors