Assistant: Anna Parker
Paralegal: Dawn Kingsley
Paralegal: Hilary Roberts
Paralegal: Julie Houston
Matt focuses his practice in the general areas of trusts, estates, probate, taxation, business entities, and nonprofits, including planning, administration, litigation, and transactions in each of these areas. He is a certified specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law, a member of the Columbia Estate Planning Counsel and the Columbia Tax Study Group, and the author of "The South Carolina Personal Representative Handbook,” as published by the South Carolina Bar Association.
In law school, Matt served as an editor for the Real Property Probate and Trust Journal, before going on to obtain an advanced degree in taxation from the University of Florida. Prior to law school, Matt studied economics at the University of South Carolina Honors College and subsequently worked in the banking industry for several years as a commercial loan officer and credit analyst.
Matt is a native of Darlington, South Carolina, and is married to the former Sarah Grove of Whiteville, North Carolina. They have two children and are members of Shandon United Methodist Church.
B.A., University of South Carolina Honors College
J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law
LL.M. (Taxation), University of Florida School of Law
■ BAR ADMISSIONS
U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
U.S. Tax Court
■ PRACTICE AREAS
Probate Administration and Litigation
Tax Planning and Controversy
Trust and Estate Planning
■ FORMER/CURRENT INDUSTRY MEMBERSHIPS
SC Bar Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Section Council, General Council member