Matthew started practicing law in Atlanta, Georgia after graduating from Emory University School of Law (Atlanta, Georgia) in 2006, with honors. In 2012, Matthew and Rick followed through with their discussions and plans to start a practice together in Kingsport, Tennessee. Since returning to Tennessee, Matthew has been recognized by the Tennessee Bar Association through selection into its Leadership Law Class of 2014. In addition, Matthew has been named one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 in the area of Criminal Defense by the American Society of Legal Advocates, as well as one of the Top 40 Trial Lawyers Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers. Matthew is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and Georgia.