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Matthew Christopher Matheny

Personal injury Attorney at Beaumont, TX

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Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    Personal Injury Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) Maritime and Offshore Accidents Wrongful Death Railroad Crossing Accidents Aviation Accidents Environmental Contamination Automobile Accidents Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)-Overtime Wage Claims Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA) and Bad Faith Insurance Claims Industrial Explosions/Accidents Chemical Exposures

    20 years

  2. Insurance

    20 years

Mr. Matheny has handled and is currently handling the types of cases listed below in Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arizona, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Missouri, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, Ohio, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia.

Mr. Matheny has been named to the Texas Rising Star list as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in Texas for 2012. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. The selection for this respected list is made by the research team at Super Lawyers.

Mr. Matheny has served as the coach for the Kelly High School Mock Trial Team. He has served as the President of the Beaumont Area Ducks Unlimited Committee and served as a volunteer judge for the Evelyn Lord Teen Court Program. On weekends in the fall, Mr. Matheny has served as a guide in the Texas Hill Country for Operation Orphan, a nonprofit organization that provides outdoor activities to orphaned and abused children. Mr. Matheny is an active supporter of Southeast Texas civic events and Lamar University.

Licensed for 19 years
State PA
Status Active
Acquired 2009
Updated 12/04/2022
State TX
Status Eligible to Practice in Texas
Acquired 2003
Updated 10/23/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Provost Umphrey Law Firm
PO Box 4905
Beaumont, TX, 77704-4905


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AVVO RATING 9.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Provost Umphrey Law Firm, LLP
  • 2003 - Present


  • Baylor University
  • 2003

Legal Cases

  • Richard Zapf, et al vs. Texas Department of Transportation
  • Plaintiff Verdict-Gross Amount $1,145,000.00-reduced under Texas Tort Claim Caps on Damages to $250,000.00


  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association Advocates
  • Board Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2003 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Texas Rising Star
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2012
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • Texas Rising Star
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2010

Speaking Engagements

  • 2010 Annual Meeting
  • “Every Day” Texas Civil Procedure 2010
  • 2010

Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (0)
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Personal injury Attorney | May 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've known Matt for a long time. I endorse this lawyer without any hesitation. He is exactly who you'd want on your side if you are injured."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Matt is an outstanding trial advocate for his clients, has won a number of substantial verdicts, and has a distinguished track record of resolving cases outside of court as well."
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Beaumont Personal injury Lawyer Matthew Christopher Matheny
Matthew Christopher Matheny
Personal injury Attorney
Beaumont, TX
Licensed for 19 years