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Matthew was born and raised in Natchitoches, Louisiana. He graduated from Louisiana State University on May 15, 1989 with a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice. He enrolled at Mississippi College School of Law in August of 1989. Matthew completed an Oil & Gas law program in the summer of 1990 at Southern Methodist University School of Law in Dallas, Texas then transferred to the University of Denver College of Law in the fall of 1990, where he obtained his Juris Doctor Degree on August 14, 1992.

Matthew moved to Las Vegas after graduating law school and sat for the State bar exam in July of 1993. He received his Nevada license to practice law on October 4, 1993. Matthew began his career as an attorney in the summer of 1994 when he joined the firm of David Stoebling and Associates. Matthew worked for the firm 18 months in the area of personal injury litigation and also started that firm's bankruptcy department. In the spring of 1996 at the age of 29, Matthew co-founded the firm of Aaron & Paternoster, Ltd., with his partner, Glenn Paternoster. The firm’s focus was in the area of consumer bankruptcy and personal injury. Within four short years the firm had seven offices in two states (Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada, and Sacramento, Bakersfield, Chico, Redding and Eureka, California) and was representing more clients on an annual basis than any firm in Nevada. In the year of 2000 the firm decided to divest itself of all offices except for one, so that it could focus solely on injured victims in Las Vegas. At the end of 2014 Matthew founded Aaron Law Group, LLC where he currently provides unmatched legal representation for every type of injured victim throughout the Las Vegas valley.

Over the years Matthew has achieved impressive results for his personal injury clients and has been recognized acccordingly, recieving many pretigeous awrds. He has been a certified member of both the Million-Dollar Advocates forum and the Multi-Million-Dollar Advocates forum for over ten years. He was an American Trial LAwyers Association Top 100 Lawyer for both 2008 and 2009. He was an American Society of Legal Advocates Top 100 Ltigation Lawyer for 2013 and a Rues' Ratings Best Attorneys of America for 2015. 

Matthew is married with 2 sons and a 3 year-old daughter. His passion is camping, fishing, and related outdoor pursuits. He is a voracious reader of all things history and science. The family enjoys European travel when they can find the time.



Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    23 years

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  • Dustin E. Birch

    I have known Matt for years. He cares deeply about his clients and is willing to go the extra mile to make sure they are taken care of.


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  • Brent A Carson

    Matthew is an excellent attorney with the highest legal and ethical values. His commitment to his clients is unquestionable.


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Contact info

Aaron Law Group

400 S 7th St #400
Las Vegas, NV, 89101


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2016
Multi-Million Dollar AdvocateMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2016
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2016
Best AttorneyRue Ratings' Best Attorneys of America2015
Top 100 Litigation LawyerThe America Society of Legal Advocates2013
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in AmericaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2009
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in AmericaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of NevadaMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Louisiana State UniversityCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1989