Associate
mkennedy@tatebywater.com

Matthew joined the firm as a law clerk in 2015 and as an associate attorney in April 2016. His practice is centered in immigration, domestic relations, criminal defense, and civil litigation. He has experience with a wide variety cases in both criminal and civil practice areas.  At Catholic Charities Community Services, Matthew conducted legal research and assisted clients that were subject to deportation proceedings.  Moreover, in 2013 Matthew was an intern for the Honorable Justice Parrish on the Utah Supreme Court.  His experience as Head Coach of the Moot Court Society at the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law reflects his advocacy skills that serve the interests of the firm’s clients.

Born and raised in Utah, Matthew and his wife, Lara, reside in McLean, Virginia.

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration
  • Criminal Defense
  • Domestic Relations
  • Civil Litigation

Admissions

  • Virginia

Education

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Juris Doctor, 2015
Utah State University
Bachelor of Arts (International Business and Economics), 2010

Language

  • Spanish (fluent)

Past Employment Positions

  • Intern, Catholic Charities Community Services
  • Judicial Intern, Honorable Justice Parrish, Utah Supreme Court
  • Associate, Interlink Capital Strategies, Arlington, Virginia
  • International Operations Officer / Sales Representative,
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