Matt has been a litigator throughout his career and has extensive experience with personal injury and wrongful death cases.
Before joining Whitener Law Firm in October 2015, Matt was an associate attorney with the firm of Conklin, Woodcock & Ziegler, PC, where he defended clients in diverse matters including: wrongful death, personal injury, oilfield accidents, employment lawsuits, and civil rights cases.
Matt has also worked as in-house counsel for Farmers Insurance in Albuquerque, defending Farmers policyholders against personal injury lawsuits. Matt began his practice in the area of general civil litigation with firms in Hobbs and Lovington, New Mexico, where he represented both plaintiffs and defendants. Matt enjoys legal writing and was privileged to serve for one year as Coordinator of the Writing Center at the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas.
- University of New Mexico, J.D., 1996
- Trinity University, B.A., 1993
Professional Memberships and Activities:
- New Mexico Medical Review Commission, Medical-Legal Review Panelist
- New Mexico, 1996