Matthew is a Mississippi Family Law & Divorce Attorney.  Matthew has been married for over 13 years, has 2 children and enjoys his calling as a Family Lawyer.

Matthew founded and operates the Thompson Law Firm, pllc, emphasizing Family Law in Mississippi, including; Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Alimony, Modifications, Contempt and Appeals.   Matthew began his legal practice at Chinn & Associates, PC, where he served in the role of Litigation Associate from 2005-2012.

In 2009, Matthew founded a statewide practice, Thompson Law Firm, pllc, handling cases in Chancery and Youth Courts throughout the State of Mississippi.  Matthew is beginning his 10th year of litigating family law cases and has handled numerous trials, hearings, depositions, mediations and appeals.

Matthew attended Mississippi College School of Law, graduating in 2005.  He was an officer with the Law Student Bar Association and earned the American Jurisprudence Award for Legislation.  He earned his undergraduate degree from Mississippi State University and was an officer in the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Raised in Greenwood and Madison, Matthew currently resides in Madison with his wife and two children.

Community Involvement

  • Coach of the Thompson Law Firm Soccer and T-ball teams.
  • Adjunct Professor at Mississippi College School of Law –                              Domestic Relations (Family Law)
  • Board member, Mississippi Legal Services Corp.,
  • Board member/Secretary, Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project, and
  • Volunteer Attorney and guest lecturer with Mission First Legal Aid.
  • Executive Committee Member of the Family Law Section of the MS Bar 
  • Past-President of the Madison County Bar Association
  • CLE Presenter 
  • Participates in the Wills for Heroes program- which prepares basic estate planning documents; Wills, Advanced Health Care Directives and Power of Attorneys for first-responders.  
  •  U7/8 Commissioner for Mississippi Rush Soccer
  •  Eagle Scout
  • Ties his own bow ties.

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