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Mark Randolph Matney

About me

I spoke on the topic "Serious Traffic Offenses in Virginia" for the Virginia Peninsula Paralegal Association and have provided video excerpts from that presentation for you to review on this website.


I authored a chapter in the book, A Cup of Coffee With 10 of the Top DUI Attorneys in the United States.  This book achieved the Amazon Bestseller List and Amazon's Hot New Release status.  The proceeds of this book benefit Kiwanis in their work helping children.


Languages spoken: French

Photos and videos

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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    12 years
  2. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 50%
    19 years



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Payment types:

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Contact info

Matney Law, PLLC

13195 Warwick Boulevard
Suite 2B
Newport News, VA, 23602


VAAuthorized to practice law199209/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top LawyersCoastal Virginia Magazine2015
Criminal Defense - State Level CrimesLead Counsel2014
Drunk Driving DefenseLead Counsel2014
Honor Guard for Completing more than 450 volunteer hours.Alliance Defending Freedom2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Lawyer, OwnerMatney Law, PLLC2012 - Present
Lawyer - Of counselMichael C. Tilltoson, LLC2007 - Present
LawyerSwynford Law, PC2006 - 2007
LawyerLaw Offices of Steve C. Taylor2004 - 2006
Insurance AgentNew York Life Insurance Company2001 - 2003
Contracts ManagerGary W. Monferdini, RLP / Columbia Energy1998 - 2001
LawyerBenzinger & Benzinger, PC1994 - 1998
Law ClerkPeninsula Legal Aid1990 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Town United Methodist ChurchLeadership Board: Secretary & Finance Committee2014 - Present
School of Practical Ministry at Evangel Theological SeminaryInstructor2013 - Present
Newport News Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Classical ConversationsChallenge I Director/Tutor2012 - 2012
Alliance Defending FreedomAlllied Attorney2008 - Present
National College for DUI DefenseMember2007 - Present
Virginia State BarMember1992 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Trust for hospitalized client.Established and funded the trust within one month.
DUI/DWIAgreement with prosecutor for 3 charges: Nolle pros (dismiss) DUI. Guilty of Reckless Driving and Refusal.
Suspended LicenseAmended to lesser charge of driving without a license so avoided a new license suspension.
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Publication nameTitleDate
A Cup of Coffee With 10 of the Top DUI Attorneys in the United StatesThe Components Of Effective DUI Defense In Virginia2015
What's Up MagazineLegal Renderings2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Evangel Theological SeminaryTheological StudiesM. Div.2005
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
American UniversityInternational StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Virginia Peninsula Paralegal Association meetingSerious Traffic Offenses in Virginia2013