Matthew joined Gottlieb, Johnston, Beam & Dal Ponte, PLL in 2018. Matthew’s practices almost exclusively Criminal and DUI/OVI Law. Additionally, Matthew maintains a general practice, which includes, Landlord-Tenant Law, Family Law, and Estates, meeting the needs of his clients in a range of legal matters throughout Central and Southeastern Ohio.
Matthew graduated from Vermont Law School in 2017 with a Juris Doctor and a Certificate in Criminal Law. During law school, Matthew interned at the Supreme Court of Ohio as a full-time judicial extern to Justice William M. O’Neill, the Delaware County (OH) Prosecutor’s Office, the Windsor County (VT) State’s Attorney’s Office, and Vermont Law School’s Environmental and Natural Resource Law Clinic.
Matthew was born in Athens and graduated in 2007 from Athens High School. He graduated from Oregon State in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science. Outside of his work as an attorney, Matthew has volunteered with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club, and SCORE. Matthew has coached numerous basketball, baseball, and track teams. Most recently he was the Assistant Varsity coach for South Royalton High School and the Assistant Varsity/Head Freshman coach for Franklin Heights High School.
Matthew is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the Muskingum County Bar Association.
Matthew also gives a discount to public employees including, teachers, military personal, law enforcement officers, city, county, and state employees, and other public employees. Please let Matthew know if this applies to you.