A History of Competition
Dallas criminal attorney Matthew Arnold has dedicated his practice to providing his clients with an aggressive and effective advocate before during and after a trial. With hundreds of felony cases tried to a jury, he has the winning experience and tenacity to provide you with the champion you need when facing the prospect of a criminal prosecution or other legal matter where an experienced criminal trial lawyer is a necessity.
A native of Dallas, after graduation from Highland Park High School he attended the University of Texas at Austin, the Virginia Military Institute's international study program in Hamburg Germany, and Stephen F. Austin University where he received a degree in Political Science with honors.
After completing his undergraduate education, he achieved his law degree at St. Mary's University in San Antonio. Always ranking near the top of his law school class, he focused his education on becoming the best trial lawyer possible, actively competing in and organizing Mock Trial and Moot Court competitions. He also attended the St. Mary's University Institute for Advance International Law at Innsbruck, Austria. He did all this while playing as a starter for the San Antonio Rugby Football team.
Always a competitor, Matthew Arnold sought to start his legal career as a prosecutor, because he wanted to try as many cases as possible, not simply because that was the best way to get trial experience, but also for the sheer thrill of the competitive nature of jury trials.
Now for the Defense
When looking for a Dallas criminal attorney to handle your matter, it is highly advisable to seek the services of a former prosecutor. Few lawyers will have the depth of knowledge in criminal law or the skills in trial as a former prosecutor.
Having served as a prosecutor for both Dallas and Van Zandt Counties, Matthew Arnold has a profound understanding of the Criminal Justice System, its flaws and pitfalls, and most importantly, how to achieve justice. He has dedicated his practice to helping those facing a criminal charge get justice for themselves. When you are charged with a criminal case, your reputation, your livelihood, and effectively your life is on the line. Dallas criminal attorney Matthew Arnold stands ready to defend you and all you care about, to help you achieve justice.
Matthew Arnold lives in Dallas with his wife, two young daughters, and his dog 'Loki'.
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I have worked with Matt as both as a prosecutor and as a defense lawyer. He is an exceptional advocate and provides extremely high quality representation for his clients. I recommend his services without reservation.
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1994||01/09/2016|
|President||The Law Offices of Matthew Arnold, P.C.||2004 - Present|
|Assistant District Attorney||Dallas County Criminal District Attorney's Office||1998 - 2004|
|Assistant District Attorney||Van Zandt County Criminal District Attorney's Office||1994 - 1998|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Dallas County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||N/A||N/A|
|St Mary's University of San Antonio School of Law||Law||N/A||1993|
|Stephen F. Austin State University||Political Science||N/A||N/A|