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Matt Eichelberger

Matt Eichelberger

also known as J. Matthew Eichelberger

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Workers Compensation, Immigration

About Me

Passionately concerned with the rights of those accused of crimes, I stand up for those our society seeks to punish.  I specialize in the defense of felony and misdemeanor criminal charges and asserting the civil rights of citizens abused by our criminal justice system.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Criminal Defense: 80%
    12 years
  2. Workers Compensation: 15%
    3 years
  3. Immigration: 5%
    2 years



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Lance O'Neal Mixon

    I endorse Matt Eichelberger. He is one of the most talented criminal defense lawyers around, and is tough as nails in the courtroom. Lance Mixon


    Lance Mixon DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Matthew. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Eichelberger Law Firm, PLLC

775 N. Congress St.
Jackson, MS, 39202



MSAuthorized to practice law200308/25/2015
TXInactive 200508/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Trial Lawyer of the YearMississippi Association for Justice2013
New Lawyer of the YearMississippi Association for JusticeN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
FounderThe Eichelberger Law Firm, PLLC2012 - Present
PartnerEichelberger & Lee, PLLC2010 - 2012
Assistant Public DefenderOffice of the Hinds County Public Defender2007 - 2010


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Mississippi Bar, Young Lawyers DivisionBoard Member2012 - 2013
Mississippi Association for JusticeChair, New Lawyers Division2012 - 2013
Mississippi Bar, Young Lawyers DivisionHigh School Mock Trial Competition State Chair2011 - 2012
Mississippi Bar, Young Lawyers DivisionHigh School Mock Trial Competition Jackson Regional Chair2010 - 2011
Mississippi Association for JusticeExecutive Committee Member2009 - Present
Mississippi BarMember2003 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State of Mississippi v. Jerron GrayNot Guilty
State of Mississippi v. Jeremy Blake BowlinNot Guilty
Stanley Dewayne Cole v. State of MississippiReversed and remanded for new trial

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Publication NameTitleDate
VariousEichelberger on Mississippi Criminal LawN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Mississippi School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Mississippi CollegeHistoryBS - Bachelor of Science2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
MPDA CLE ConferenceDr. Steven Hayne: How to Fight BackN/A
MAJ Mid-Year ConventionSetting Up a Law Office: Low-Cost, High-Reward TechN/A
Chapter MeetingVoir DireN/A
Annual Litigation Section CLE SeminarCross-Examination of Expert WitnessesN/A