Matt Jordan’s practice is focused in the area of workers’ compensation law. Prior to joining the Law Office of Benjamin Y. Gerber, Matt worked for over 5 years representing insurance companies, self-insured employers, and third-party administrators in defense of workers’ compensation claims. He began his legal career serving as an Assistant District Attorney for the Western Judicial Circuit in Athens, GA. He is a 2011 graduate of the Leadership Academy of the State Bar of Georgia.
While attending law school, Matt served as the Chief Judge of the Trial Advocacy Board and was a member of Cumberland School of Law’s National Trial Team. He was the recipient of the Papantonio Trial Advocacy Award, the James O. Haley Scholarship, and the Scholar of Merit Award for Advanced Trial Advocacy. In 2005, he was inducted into The Order of Barristers.
In addition to his practice with the firm, Matt is active with the Atlanta Downtown Neighborhood Association and enjoys spending time with his wife and two rescue dogs.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
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Matt and I work in the same building, so I have seen him interact with his clients. He treats them all with care and respect, and his favorable results speak for themselves. I recommend him highly as your Workers Compensation attorney.
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2005||01/14/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Bar Register of Preeminement Lawyers||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Member||Order of Barristers||2005|
|Papantonio Trial Advocacy Award||Cumberland School of Law||2005|
|Associate Attorney||Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP||2011 - 2012|
|Associate Attorney||Carlock, Copeland & Stair, LLP||2007 - 2011|
|Prosecutor||Athens Clarke County District Attorneys Office||2005 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of Georgia||Member||N/A|
|Atlanta Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Western Circuit Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Georgia Injured Worker Advocates||Member||N/A|
|The Verdict, Journal of Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||Controlling Medical Treatment in a Workers' Compensation Case||2014|
|Samford University, Cumberland School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|College of Charleston||Business||BS - Bachelor of Science||1998|
|College of Charleston||Communication||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1998|
|Small Firm/Solo Boot Camp||Technology for the Small Firm & Solo Attorney||2015|
|Athens Success Summit||10 Pitfalls of Workers' Compensation||2015|
|Multi Jurisdiction Workers' Compensation Conference||Workers' Compensation Case Law Update||2012|