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Matthew operates the Thompson Law Firm, pllc, emphasizing Family Law; Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Modifications, Contempt and Appeals

Matthew maintains a statewide practice, handling cases in Divorce Courts throughout Mississippi. Matthew is an experienced litigator having handled hundreds of cases and all phases, including; trials, hearings, depositions, mediations and appeals.


Matthew is the Past-President of the Madison County Bar Association, serves on the Board of Directors with the Mississippi Volunteers Lawyer Project and Mississippi Legal Services. Matthew is an Adjunct Professor at MC Law teaching Family Law and instructs attorneys in CLEs regarding Family Law. He is the U7/8 Soccer Commissioner for Mississippi Rush and Coach of the Thompson Law Firm Blue Oyster Cult soccer team. He ties his own bow ties.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 35%
    11 years
  2. Divorce: 30%
  3. Child Custody: 30%
  4. Appeals: 5%
    11 years



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

23 total 

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  • Willard Benton Gregg

    Matthew is a thorough advocate that seeks amicable resolution first. In a field of law seemingly overrun by acrimony, Matthew's approach is helpful to his client and appreciated by his colleagues.


    Willard Gregg Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Pat Zimmerman

    Matthew is an effective Mississippi family law attorney and an asset to the profession. I endorse this lawyer.


    Pat Zimmerman Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Thompson Law Firm, pllc

745 Avignon Drive, Ste D
Ridgeland, MS, 39157


MSAuthorized to practice law200507/18/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
MVP- Pro BonoMississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project2012
AV Preeminent RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
American Jurisprudence Award- LegislationMississippi College School of Law2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Litigation AssocaiteChinn & Associates, PLLC2005 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
U.S. Supreme CourtMember Attorney2014 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Madison County Bar AssociationPast-President2005 - Present
Mississippi State BarMember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Kumar v. Kumar, 976 So.2d 957 (Miss.App. 2008)Reversed and Remanded
Stribling v. Stribling, 960 So.2d 556 (Miss.App. 2007)Affirmed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Mississippi Bar- Famliy Law Section NewsletterI am an Undivorce Attorney2008
Hinds County Bar NewsletterWise; Chancellor, Mentor, VolunteerN/A
Hinds County Bar Association NewsletterThomas Elected ChancellorN/A
Hinds County Bar NewsletterOwens, Senior Chancellor; Being a Chancellor is a Marathon Not a SprintN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mississippi College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Family Law UpdateEthical issues: Handling Divorce in a Constructive Manner2012
Mediation CLEMediating the Family Law Case2011
Family Law CLEA Family Law 1012011
Family Law CLEIrreconcilable Differences Divorce; 1012010
ABA Spring COnferenceLunch with Experience2010
Mini CLE MarathonFamily Law Update and Odds & Ends in Family Law2009
Family Law CLECovenant Marriage, Child Custody and Odds and Ends2008
14th Annual Hot Tips- Family LawAppellate Practice2007