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Mathew Higbee is the founding attorney of Higbee & Associates, a national law firm with offices in 17 states and a winning tradition that includes more than 20,000 successful cases.    The law firm employees more than 90 dedicated legal professionals who handle a wide-range of legal matters.  


Higbee utilizes his unique blend of legal and professional experience to deliver success for his clients. He has handled a wide-range of cases in both criminal and civil courts. He has served as a prosecutor and defense counsel. He is a frequent commentator and guest writer for various media.  He has also provided expert opinion to multiple legislative bodies.


His commitment to pro bono work earned him awards and recognition from the Utah Supreme Court and the City of Los Angeles.   He received an award from the Mayor of Los Angeles for his work on behalf of veterans.  


Higbee is a licensed to practice law in 10 states.  He earned his JD from the University of Utah, where he served as president of the student body and was a finalist for the American Bar Association's President of the Year honor. Other honors included being a member of one of the national moot-court teams, receiving numerous scholarships, awards, and fellowships, including an invitation to participate in the prestigious US Presidential Management Fellowship. He has served as prosecutor and defense counsel.


He served as a member of the University of Utah College of Law's Board of Trustees.   The University of Utah named him Young Alumni of The Year in 2013.


He is the founder of RECORDGONE.COM, a national law firm that specializes in criminal record expungement.





Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 20%
    11 years
  2. Family: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Immigration: 20%
  5. Copyright: 20%
    11 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jaime Melquiades Longoria

    Mathew Higbee is one of the most innovative and respectable attorneys I've come to know. I'm proud to have learned from him. Highly recommended.


    Jaime Longoria Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Mathew. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Higbee & Associates

1504 Brookhollow Ste 112
Santa Ana, CA, 92705


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201108/17/2016
MIActive And In Good Standing201008/04/2016
MNAuthorized to practice200808/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Young Alumnus Of the YearUniversity of Utah College of Law2014
Nominee - President of the YearAmerican Bar Association - Student Division2005
National Moot Court TeamUniversity of Utah2005
US Presidential Management Fellowship - FinalistUnited States Office of Personnel Management2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Firm PresidentLaw Offices of Mathew K. Higbee2006 - Present
ClerkSalt Lake County District Attorney2004 - 2005
Law ClerkSiegfried & Jensen2003 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Nevada Young Lawyers AssociationsMember2008 - Present
Nevada State Bar License #11158Attorney2008 - Present
Native American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Salt Lake Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Utah State Bar License #11133Member2006 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
University of Utah College of Law Board of TrusteesMember2004 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Law Offices of Mathew Higbee v. Expungement Assistance Services IncUnanimous Victory - Published Case
People v. McLernonUnanimous Victory - Published Case
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
California State University, California Polytechnic State UniversityN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Veteran Advocate TrainingClearing Criminal Records2015
Southern California Gang InterventionLegal Remedies for Former Offenders2012
Orange County Gang Intervention Task ForceCriminal Record Expungements2011
Utah Law Career ServicesStrategies for Acquiring & Serving Clients2007
Succeeding At Solo PracticeSucceeding At Solo Practice2007