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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.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 90%
    13 years
  2. Insurance: 10%
    13 years

Attorney endorsements

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  • Susan E. Duesler

    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.


    Susan Duesler Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Ryan Withington Gertz

    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.


    Ryan Gertz Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Provost Umphrey Law Firm

PO Box 4905
Beaumont, TX, 77704-4905


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200308/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Texas Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2012
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Texas Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyProvost Umphrey Law Firm, LLP2003 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Trial Lawyers Association AdvocatesBoard Member2010 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Richard Zapf, et al vs. Texas Department of TransportationPlaintiff Verdict-Gross Amount $1,145,000.00-reduced under Texas Tort Claim Caps on Damages to $250,000.00
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2010 Annual Meeting“Every Day” Texas Civil Procedure 20102010