Matthew Crigger, a native of middle Tennessee, opend Matthew J. Crigger PLC in 2014 after working for the Cool Springs Law Firm, formerly Todd Moore PLC, as an associate for two years. Pior to entering the practice of law, Matthew Crigger clerked for the circuit judges of the 21st Judicial District, Judge Robbie Beal, Judge Tim Easter, Judge Jim Martin, and Judge Derek Smith.
Matthew graduated magna cum laude from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in May 2011, where he served as a Notes Editor on the Law Review Editorial Board and was an award-winning mock trial participant and moot court participant. After his second year of law school, Matthew gained invaluable experience in the field of criminal law while interning with the Kim Helper and the 21st Judicial District’s District Attorney’s Office. After taking the bar examination, Matthew interned with the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility before beginning his clerkship with the 21st District’s judges.
Matthew’s areas of practice include criminal defense and civil litigation. Matthew also represents clients in family-related matters, including divorce and juvenile criminal defense. Matthew represents clients in trial courts across middle Tennessee and in the Court of Appeals and Court of Criminal Appeals. Matthew has tried cases in general sessions court, circuit court, and juvenile court.
When not in court or at the office, Matthew enjoys the outdoors, running, and following baseball. Matthew lives in Nolensville, Tennessee with his wife Brandy. He volunteers his time with the Brentwood Historic Commission.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|CALI Award for Excellence in Criminal Procedure||Cecil C. Humphrey's School of Law||2011|
|Best Motion-Mock Trial||Cecil C. Humphrey's School of Law Moot Court Board||2011|
|Owner||Matthew J. Crigger PLC||2014 - Present|
|Law Clerk||21st Judicial District Circuit Judges||2012 - 2012|
|Associate||Todd Moore PLC||2012 - 2014|
|Law Clerk||Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility||2011 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Williamson County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A||N/A|
|Legal Nonfiction||Contributor to Todd Moore PLC Blog||2014|
|University of Memphis||JD - Juris Doctor||2011|
|Ronald Lampley v. Town of Chapel Hill, et al.||Trial Court Affirmed|
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