Matt takes whatever steps are necessary to understand your situation, including your goals and objectives, so that he can respond appropriately and cost effectively to your legal needs. He represents clients in real estate and business transactions, as well as in lawsuits involving real estate and business disputes. He assists clients in the purchase, sale and leasing of real estate and in business mergers and acquisitions. He provides guidance to clients forming partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies. He also provides estate planning, including drafting wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills and other advance directives, as well as probate matters. Matt is an experienced litigator and tries cases before juries and judges in state and federal courts. He also represents clients before administrative agencies and handles mediations and arbitrations.

Education

University of Notre Dame (B.S., J.D., cum laude)

Professional & Community Activity

Professional

  • Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. District Courts (Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana), and all Indiana state courts
  • Member of the Indiana State Bar Association
  • Past member of the Young Lawyers Section of the ISBA
  • Member of the Indiana Bar Foundation

Community Activity

  • Greater La Porte Economic Development Corporation (GLEDC) Board of Directors, past Chair
  • La Porte Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, past Chair
  • La Porte City Park Foundation Board of Directors, past Chair and current member
  • La Porte County Youth Service Bureau Board of Directors, past Chair