Matthew has been practicing law for 15 years. A graduate of MC Law, Matthew is known as the BowTieLawyer. Matthew started his own law firm, Thompson Law Firm, in 2009 and emphasized family law, after 5-years at Chinn & Assocxiates, PC. Through the years TLF grew in the number of attorneys, as well as practice areas, eventually leading to the founding of Thompson Addison, pllc.
Matthew is the author of Mississippi Divorce, Alimony and Child Custody, with forms, an adjunct professor at MC Law, and frequent speaker at CLEs throughout the state. Matthew is the former president of the Madison County Bar, active in the Capital Area Bar, serves on the Board with Mississippi Legal Services Corporation and Madison Ridgeland Academy.
Matthew has been selected to the Mississippi Bar’s Leadership forum, Leadership Greater Jackson, named a 2018 Leader in the Law, Rising Stars by SuperLawyers, and an AV Preeminent rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell.
Matthew grew up in the Mississippi Delta and Madison, is married and has two children. Matthew serves as a coach for 10U softball, scoutmaster, and enjoys spending time doing outdoor activities with his family.