EDUCATION University of Houston Law Center

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EDUCATION
EXPERIENCE
ACTIVITIES
University of Houston Law Center- J.D.
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Lorance & Thompson Negotiation Competition
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John Black Moot Court Competition
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Thomas Newhouse Mediation Competition- Semifinalist
Texas A&M University- B.B.A
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Business Management major with English minor
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Certification in International Business through study abroad experience in
Mexico with focus on NAFTA strategies and maquiladora business model
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State and nationally syndicated columnist for the student paper, student
government senator, part-time professional lobbyist to state legislature
2004-2007
Brothers Alvarado, P.C.- Associate
Brothers, Sepulveda & Alvarado, P.C.- Associate
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First chair jury trial experience
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Litigation and motion practice, both state and federal court
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Defend wide variety of personal injury, business tort, DTPA suits
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Manage average of 25 active cases simultaneously
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Extensive deposition, mediation and summary judgment experience
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Prevailed through Directed Verdict on defamation jury trial
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Won recent dismissal on Petition for Writ of Mandamus to Court of Appeals
Thompson Law Firm, L.P.- Clerk & Associate
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First chair jury trial experience
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Primarily family law practice with experience in probate, estate planning,
contracts, real estate, ERISA, debt protection
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Routinely appeared for hearings, attended mediations, deposed witnesses
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Managed appellate case from appeal through final disposition
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Handled pro bono cases in addition to regular work load
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Launched firm’s online advertising program, authored file retention policy
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Assist in all aspects of case management, from discovery to voir dire
Texas First Court of Appeals, Justice Keyes- Intern
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Authored draft opinions and performed substantive citation checks
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Handled cases involving contracts, constitutional rights, and criminal law
Department of Homeland Security, ICE- Legal Intern
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Drafted motions and briefs for department attorneys
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Worked in INA, NACARA, IIRA, crimes of violence & moral turpitude law
2013-Present
Texas A&M Young Alumni Advisory Council- Member
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Advise the Association of Former Students as to young alumni interests
Project Delta- Board Member
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Texas nonprofit supporting Christian missions through sport of soccer
Texas A&M Howdy Club- Scholarship; Vice President; President
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Houston networking and scholarship fundraising alumni organization
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Returned $200,000 to Texas A&M through fundraising efforts during tenure
Houston’s First Baptist Church- Class Leadership
UH Law Student Mentors
UH Law Federalist Society- Vice President of Public Relations
UH Law Aggie Lawyers Association- Vice President
UH Law Legalese- Opinion Columnist
2012-Present
2005, 2006
2005
2005
2000-2004
2010-2013
2005-2010
Spring 2006
Summer 2005
2011-Present
2007-2012
2009-2011
2005-2007
2005-2007
2005-2007
2005-2006
M ATTHEW R. M ADDOX
820 Gessner, Ste. 1075
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 337-0750
[email protected]
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