Matthew was born and raised in Laurens, SC.  He graduated from Laurens High School and went to the University of South Carolina.  When he graduated from the USC School of Law in 2003, he came back to his roots and began practicing at Turner and Burney.
 
When hes not in the office, Matthew enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing, and attending South Carolina football games.

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE


Personal Injury, Divorce, Custody, Litigation, and Criminal

SIGNIFICANT CASES

Duckett v. Goforth, 374 S.C. 446, 649 S.E2d 72
James Richard Miles v. Theodora Miles, 393 S.C. 111, 711 S.E.2d 880(2011)
Simpson v. World Finance Corp of South Carolina, 373 S.C. 178, 644 S.E. 2d 723(2007)

 

BAR/COURT ADMISSIONS

2003, South Carolina

 

EDUCATION

University of South Carolina, J.D., 2003
University of South Carolina, BS Business Administration, 2000

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Laurens County Bar Association, President (2006 - present)
American Bar Associations
South Carolina Bar
American Trial Lawyers
South Carolina Association for Justice.

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Attorney for the Laurens Commission of Public Works (2013 - present)
Board of Directors-Joe R. Adair Outdoor Education Center
Board of Deacons-First Baptist Church of Laurens (2010 - 2012)
Chairman, Board of Directors-YMCA of Greater Laurens
Board of Directors-Mental Health Association