FIRM POSITION(S): Attorney
Real Property Law
Plaintiff Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice
Probate Litigation–Guardianships, Conservatorships, Trusts & Estates
Matt has a wide range of experience and expertise assisting clients with real property litigation and complex commercial disputes. He is well versed in handling the tricky issues real property owners face in seeking to exercise their rights while facing opposition from local governments, neighbors, landlords, tenants, or co-owners. He also handles commercial cases including partnership disputes, contract breaches, construction defects, and fraud.
Matt maintains a personal injury practice and has successfully resolved multiple high-dollar injury cases for both plaintiffs and defendants.
Finally, Matt has significant experience in assisting families resolve difficult problems arising from the aging or death of a loved one, including disputes over guardianships, conservatorships, trusts and family estates.
Prior to joining Jones Waldo, Matt practiced law with two commercial litigation boutique firms in Salt Lake City. He has been listed several times as one of “Utah’s Legal Elite” in Utah Business Magazine and as a “Rising Star” in Mountain States Super Lawyers.
University of Utah College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2002 J.D.
William H. Leary Scholar
Appellate Advocacy Team Member (2001-2002)
Quarter-finalist Fordham University Securities Law Moot Court Competition (2002)
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1998 B.A.
Matt is active in the legal community. He serves as a member of the Utah Supreme Court Ethics and Discipline Committee and as a chairperson for medical malpractice screening panels.
Matt was born in Salt Lake City. He enjoys fly fishing, hiking, and cheering for the University of Utah football and basketball teams.