Gary A. Matthews

Gary A. Matthews

Huntington, West Virginia

Mr. Matthews graduated Magna Cum Laude from Marshall University in 1999 with a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. He completed his legal studies in 2002 at the West Virginia University College of Law. He is admitted to the West Virginia State Bar and the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia. Mr. Matthews also has practiced in bankruptcy court and in administrative proceedings before the United States Department of Defense.

Mr. Matthews focuses his practice on litigation and his practice covers a wide area including warranty law, construction law, insurance defense, and design professional litigation. He also has experience in white collar criminal defense and election law issues.

Areas of Practice

  • General Insurance Defense
  • Workplace Injuries Defense
  • Design Professional Defense
  • Criminal Defense - White Collar

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, 2002

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • West Virginia Bar Association, 2002 - Present
  • DRI, 2011 - Present
  • West Virginia Defense Trial Counsel, 2011 - Present


  • AIA Contracts, 2007
  • Documentation to Defend a Negligent Repair Claim, West Virginia Dealer's Association, 2005


  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • J.D. - 2002
  • Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1999
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Criminal Justice