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Matt is a principal with Hollingshead, Paulus, Eccher & Fry, P.C.  He graduated from The Colorado College in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and United States History. In 2005, Matt received his Juris Doctoris from Saint Louis University School of Law, after serving as a member of the Public Law Review.

Matt began his legal career as a law clerk with Rosenblum, Schwartz, Rogers & Glass, P.C. in 2004 and was named partner in 2012.  In 2016, he left to help form Hollingshead, Paulus, Eccher, and Fry, P.C.  Matt serves on the board for the St. Louis County Bar Association, on the DWI and Nominating committees for the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and as a member of the National College for DUI Defense. Matt's main area of practice is criminal defense, with a focus in the area of DWI, Drug, and Sex offenses.  One of his true joys is teaching Trial Advocacy II at St. Louis University School of Law.

In 2007, Matthew was recognized by the St. Louis Business Journal as one of St. Louis' 30 Under 30, in 2010 as one of Missouri Lawyers Weekly Up & Coming Lawyers, from 2012-2015 as one of Super Lawyers' Rising Stars, and in 2014 as MACDL's Bernard Edelman Award Winner.  



Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 70%
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
  3. Personal Injury: 10%



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Contact info

Hollingshead, Paulus, Eccher & Fry, P.C.

7777 Bonhomme Avenue
Suite 2401
St. Louis, MO, 63105


MOGood Standing, Active200501/08/2013
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2016
MACDL Case of the Year AwardMissouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2016
Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2015
Bernard Edelman AwardMissouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2014
Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2012
Up and ComingMissouri Lawyers Weekly2010
30 Under 30St. Louis Business Journal2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorSaint Louis University School Of Law2013 - Present
PartnerRosenblum, Schwartz, Rogers & Glass, P.C.2005 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Missouri Association of Criminal Defense LawyersExecutive Committee2016 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2011 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
David CoxCross Examining DWI OfficersCertificate of Training2015
NHTSADWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety TestingCertificate of Training2011
Saint Louis University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Colorado CollegePolitical Science and United States HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Spring ConferenceMissouri Law Changes '17 - DWI2016
Legal Potpourri2017 Criminal Code Revision2015
Getting Your Record ExpungedCriminal Records2015
Bernard Edelman DWI ConferenceField Sobriety Testing2015