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Matthew McKay | Little Rock Criminal Lawyer

Matthew McKay Lawyer

Matthew Porter McKay

I defend the accused, innocent, or guilty. I handle felony and misdemeanor cases.

Criminal, Divorce & Family Law, Felony, Misdemeanor

  • Law Office: McKay Law Firm
  • Law School: Bowen J.D. 2007
  • Status: In Good Standing
  • Licensed: 10 years
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Like many of my clients, I was born and raised in Arkansas by a single mother. I went to high school, college and law school in Little Rock. While in law school, I developed a passion for criminal law and protecting the rights of the accused. Since I began practicing law in 2007, I have represented hundreds of clients from across the state of Arkansas in criminal and family law matters. My clients have faced all type of charges; including, drug possession, drug trafficking, assault, battery, theft, burglary, sexual assault, rape, fraud, robbery, homicide and many others. I have handled criminal cases ranging from traffic tickets and misdemeanors to the most serious of felonies. My client’s results included not guilty verdicts, directed verdicts, dismissals, and favorable plea deals. My criminal practice has also involved post-conviction representation and probation and parole issues; such as, probation revocation, early release from probation, and parole hearings. I have helped people seal their criminal records so that they can secure employment and enjoy many of the rights they enjoyed prior to a conviction. Guilty or innocent, I stand ready to be your voice. In my family law practice, I have represented clients from all corners of the state. I have successfully handled divorce, child support, visitation, guardianship, property division, paternity, adoption, custody matters and more. For many people, a divorce or other family law problem can be the most stressful event of their lives. I have the experience and knowledge to help guide you through the full range of domestic relations cases, and I have the heart to care about your and your family’s best interests during this difficult time.

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What differentiates you from other lawyers in your community?
I do not care if you are innocent or guilty, I only care what can be proven with the evidence. I will view your case objectively and work diligently towards the best plausible outcome no matter the charge.

What is the most rewarding aspect of your job?
Nothing is more rewarding than helping my clients resolve some of the most difficult issues they will ever face, whether it be a divorce or a felony criminal charge.

Position Organization Location Duration
Attorney McKay Law Firm Arkansas 2007-Present
School Degree Major Graduation
William H. Bowen School of Law, University of Arkansas at Little Rock J.D. Law School 2007
University of Arkansas at Little Rock B.A. History and Sociology/Anthropology 2004
State / Court Date
Arkansas 2007
  • Member | Arkansas Bar Association
    Adjunct Faculty, Southeast Arkansas College
    Member, Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Verified Credentials Date Verified
(2007) Juris Doctorate, William H. Bowen School of Law. Verified with DegreeVerify. March 23, 2017
(2007) Licensed as Attorney in Arkansas. Verified with Arkansas Bar. March 23, 2017

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Service Type:Private

Language:English

Update Date:2016-06-17


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400 W Capitol Ave, Suite 1700
Little Rock, AR 72201

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