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Matthew Stephen Kensky

Matthew Stephen Kensky

also known as Matthew Kensky, Matt Kensky

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

Matthew Kensky

About Me

Matthew Kensky was born in VA and grew up in Chesterfield County, VA.  He attended undergrad at JMU in Harrisonburg, VA, and moved to northern VA to attend law school at GMUSL in Arlington.  He has lived in northern VA for almost 20 years. 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    16 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    16 years



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Luke Joseph Nichols

    Matt, is a great person in addition to being a well of legal knowledge.


    Luke Nichols Speeding & Traffic Ticket Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Carly Anne Jehlen

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Kensky is a wealth of legal knowledge, and displays intense passion towards the needs of each and every client. He works methodically through each set of facts, and any client should feel lucky to have him as their advocate.


    Carly Jehlen DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

MacDowell & Associates, PC

4031 University Drive
5th Floor
Fairfax, VA, 22030-2414


VAAuthorized to practice law199903/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
RecipientHoward Fellowship1998

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior Associate - Criminal & Traffic DefenseMacDowell & Associates, PC2004 - Present
Senior Assistant LawyerOffice of the Public Defender - County of Fairfax1999 - 2004

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Virginia State Bar, Criminal Law SectionN/AN/A
Fairfax Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Commonwealth v. Lizazu-Arias, 57 Va. Cir. 478 (Fairfax Co. 2000)DWI dismissed

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Publication NameTitleDate
George Mason Univ. School of Law Civil Rights Law Journal"Casey Martin v. PGA Tour, Inc.: Introducing Handicaps to Professional Golf by Widening the Scope of the ADA"1998

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Mason University School of LawLawJD1999
James Madison UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Annual Criminal Law CLE"Update on Virginia Case Law - Forensic Evidence"2011
DUI Defense- Smart Strategy, Creative TacticsThe Legal Strategies for Confrontation: DUI Litigation in the post-Melendez-Diaz Legal System2010
Annual Criminal Law CLECriminal Law - Overview of Current Cases2010