Matt Wetherington is a leader in the field of consumer safety. Whether he is representing a nationwide class harmed by corporate negligence or a local victim of individual carelessness, Matt is compassionate, creative, and extremely hard working for his clients.
Matt grew up in rural Climax, Georgia, and graduated from Bainbridge High School. He attended Mercer University where he completed the Great Books Program. After completing his undergraduate degree, Matt traveled 6,400 miles across America in a big green RV interviewing entertainers, corporate leaders, and social advocates for biographical stories on pursuing a fulfilling and purpose-driven life for the PBS television series Roadtrip Nation. After Roadtrip Nation, Matt returned to Mercer and attended the Walter F. George School of Law on a tuition scholarship.
In 2013, Matt founded the Tire Safety Group, which is a national consumer advocacy organization charged with informing consumers about the dangers associated with defective and improperly serviced tires.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
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Matt is a tenacious and aggressive attorney who works incredibly hard on extracting information from opposing counsel and opposing corporate defendants that will fight tooth and nail to not disclose information that will cost them money. He is also incredibly savvy technologically which sets him apart from other lawyers in his field.
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2010||11/07/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|YLD Certificate of Achievement||State Bar of Georgia||2012|
|Outstanding Achievement in the Legal Writing Program||CALI||2010|
|Outstanding Achievement in Community Service||Mercer University||2007|
|Attorney||The Werner Law Firm||2013 - Present|
|Attorney||Conley Griggs Partin||2010 - 2013|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Leadership Academy||Program Chair||2013 - Present|
|Tire Safety Group||Founder||2013 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||N/A||2010 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Georgia State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Tire Safety Group||The Modern Tire: Designed for Profit||2013|
|The Verdict, Journal of Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||Tire Tips: 10 Ways to Avoid Blowing Your Tire Case||2012|
|Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Spring Seminar||Using Technology to Screen Products Liability Cases||2013|
|Annual Convention, 2013||Essential Elements for a Successful Focus Group||2013|
|Auto Focus||Identifying and Pursuing Repair Shop Cases||2012|
|20th Annual Product Liability Seminar||Expert Witness Considerations for the Plaintiff||2012|