Areas of Emphasis:
Matt focuses his practice in the following areas of law:
- Probate- including wills, trusts, estate planning, guardianships, conservatorship.
- Family - including divorce, custody, parenting time, and child support.
- Child Protective Proceedings - including the alleged abuse / neglect of a child.
- Criminal Defense - including traffic offenses, misdemeanors and felonies.
Background:Matt was born and raised in Jackson, Michigan. He lived in Adrian and Lansing while pursuing his education before moving back to Jackson in 2018.After graduating from Adrian College in 2016, Matt attended the Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School. While there he was selected to be a member of the Law Review. Matt also competed on multiple National Mock Trial teams and was a member of the Mock Trial Board. After his graduation from law school, Matt served as the judicial law clerk for the Honorable Diane M. Rappleye, Probate Judge, Jackson County Circuit Court. He worked there until July 2020, when he was hired as an associate with the law firm of White, Hotchkiss & Falahee, PLLC.