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I am a plaintiff’s attorney.  I represent those who are injured on the job, and those injured by someone else’s negligence.  I represent real people with real problems, those with physical injuries and those with psychological trauma.  I do not represent insurance companies or those who make money by depriving the injured.  When injuries include long-term recoveries and loss of the ability to work, I help these clients obtain social security disability benefits.  

My Texas workers’ compensation practice includes representation of injured workers before the Division of Workers’ Compensation in Benefit Review Conferences, Contested Case Hearings, and the Appeals Panel.  I also handle cases at the District Court level if a case is appealed into court.  Many of my cases involve everyday disputes of compensability, injuries in the course and scope of employment, choosing a treating doctor, disability, extent of injury, maximum medical improvement and impairment ratings.  I also represent injured workers who are not covered by real workers’ compensation insurance (nonsubscriber claims) in the courts of Texas.  Click here to visit my Texas Workers' Compensation Blog.

When people are injured due to someone else’s negligence, like in a car wreck, they need immediate help establishing a claim.  I help personal injury victims find the right doctor, get regular medical treatment, document injuries and property damages, present claims to insurance companies, settle claims, or litigate them if necessary.  

              If disability results from any of these injuries, or if it’s just the result of things that happen in life, I help people get social security disability benefits.  I can help with either SSDI or SSI claims.  Generally, I handle these claims from filing the initial application through reconsideration and hearings.  While hiring an attorney is not required in social security claims, those that do will find it to be an invaluable service to help navigate a disability program that is nearly incomprehensible to those that aren’t versed in the nuances of the law.


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 40%
    18 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. Car Accident: 20%
  3. Social Security: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%



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  • Nabil Majed Nachawati II

    I endorse this lawyer due to his unmatched skills in handling workers compensation claims and social security disability claims. Matt has a great demeanor and communication style with the judges and clients. He is an asset to the legal profession and if you are lucky enough that he takes your case, you will no doubt have the best lawyer representing you. Matt is the best in comp and ssd cases.


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Contact info

Matt Lewis Law, P.C.

4925 Greenville Ave.
Suite 711
Dallas, TX, 75206


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199808/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerTexas SuperLawyers2015
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2014
Top 100 (North Texas)The National Trial Lawyers2014
Texas' Top Rated LawyersDallas Morning News2013
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2013
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2012
Texas' Top Rated LawyersDallas Morning News2012
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers Association2011
SuperLawyers Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers2011
SuperLawyers Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers / Texas Monthly Magazine2010
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
SuperLawyers Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers / Texas Monthly Magazine2009
Certificate of AppreciationTexasBarCLE2007
Board Certified in Workers' Compensation LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney / OwnerMatt Lewis Law, P.C.2015 - Present
AttorneyRogers, Booker & Lewis, P.C.1998 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Workers AdvocatesPast President2015 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Dallas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
Planning & Zoning Commision, City of Saginaw, TXChairman2009 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Workers' Compensation SectionMember2006 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1998 - Present
Texas Workers AdvocatesPresident2012 - 2014
Texas Workers AdvocatesPresident-Elect2011 - 2012
Workers' Compensation Law Exam Commission of the Texas Board of Legal SpecializationMember, Appointed2009 - 2015
Planning & Zoning Commission, City of Saginaw, TexasVice-Chair2006 - 2009
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2006 - 2008
City of Saginaw, TX Capital Improvements Advisory BoardMember2005 - 2008
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember2003 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Extent of Injury - Does The Claimant's Compensable Injury Include A Lumbar Disc Herniation At L3-4?Prevailed on extent of injury dispute at DWC
Did The Claimant Sustain An Injury In The Course & Scope Of Employment With Resulting Disability?Plaintiff prevailed before the DWC
Extent of Injury - Does The Compensable Injury Include Hill Sachs Fracture, Degenerative Joint Disease & Tendonitis?Plaintiff Prevailed Before DWC
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Publication nameTitleDate
State Bar of Texas Advanced Workers' Compensation Law CourseLifetime Income Benefits2012
State Bar of Texas, Workers' Compensation Section NewsletterSupreme Court of Texas: LIBs Requires Injury To Enumerated Body Part2011
State Bar of Texas, Workers' Compensation Section NewsletterEvaluating The Diagnosis & Impairment Of A Traumatic Brain Injury2011
dallasworkcomp.comAdjustment Disorder: Why Carriers Should Reconsider Strategies For Adjusting Claims of Depression2009
State Bar of Texas, Workers Compensation Section NewsletterAvoiding the Ninety-Day Rule: Filing Proper Disputes & Challenging Validity of Impairment Ratings2008
State Bar of Texas, Workers' Compensation Section NewsletterRecoupment: It's Limitations & Procedural Pitfalls2008
Texas Workers' Comp BlogContinuing Blog Posts On Texas Workers' Comp Issues2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Harding UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Barnes Law Firm 8th Annual Free CLE CourseMaximum Medical Improvement2013
Advanced Workers' Compensation CourseMedical Dispute Resolution Status Update2013
Advanced Workers' Compensation Law CourseLifetime Income Benefits2012
Advanced Workers Compensation CourseSecuring Medical Treatment For Injured Workers2011
Advanced Workers' Compensation CourseMedical Dispute Resolution Update2010
Workers' Compensation New Case Law & Legislative UpdateIndemnity Dispute Resolution2009
Workers Comp 201Notice of Injury, Waiver, Causation, Disability and Bona Fide Offers of Employment2009
Advanced Workers' Compensation CourseHearing Officer Panel2009
Texas Workers' Compensation Ethics and Medical Dispute Resolution SeminarThe Official Disability Guidelines2008
Advanced Workers' Compensation Course 2008Discovery In Medical Contested Case Hearings2008
Texas Work Comp ForumAppealing A Workers' Compensation Decision2007
New Legislation & Case Law UpdateThe Official Disability Guidelines & The Medical Disability Advisor2007
Advanced Workers' Compensation Course 2007Dispute Resolution & The Medical Disabilty Advisor2007
Workers' Compensation Dispute ResolutionThe New Benefit Review Conference and Contested Case Hearings Procedures and Standards2006
Workers' Comp 201Impairment Rating Cases2006
Workers' Comp 201Timely Reporting, Newly Discovered Evidence, and Specific Medical Conditions2006
Texas Workers' Compensation Medical Treatment and Dispute Resolution SeminarDocumenting The Need For Treatment2006
Texas Workers' Compensation Claims Adjusting PitfallsThe Consequences of Terminating A Workers' Compensation Claimant2006
Workers' Comp 201Workers' Compensation in Civil Court2004
Workers' Compensation Medical/Treatment/Billing/Collection SeminarMedical Disputes: State Office of Administrative Hearings Decisions Update2002