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Matthew A. McKeon

Matthew McKeon was born and raised in the mining city of Butte, Montana where he graduated from Butte Central Catholic High School in 2004. After graduation, he headed east to attend Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. While at Dartmouth College, Matthew was a member of the Men’s Varsity Track and Field Team as a sprinter and long jumper. Matthew graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature, focusing on a period study of 20th Century American Literature.

Upon graduation from Dartmouth College, Matthew moved to Chicago, Illinois where he and two friends from college built a financial start-up in the heart of the Windy City. After two years as the Director of Negotiations for Franklin Debt Relief, LLC, Matthew returned to his home state of Montana to attend The University of Montana School of Law. At The University of Montana, Matthew was a member of the Business & Intellectual Property Group and the Mediation Clinic before graduating in 2014.

After passing the Montana Bar Examination following graduation, Matthew took a position as a law clerk for The Honorable Judge James A. Manley in Polson, Montana. In addition to his work on criminal and civil issues, Matthew actively worked toward the creation of a Drug/Treatment Court in the 20th Judicial District. Following his clerkship, Matthew moved back to Missoula, Montana to open his solo law practice–McKeon Law Firm, PLLC—where he concentrates on Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Contract Formation, and Worker’s Compensation.

A fifth generation Montanan, Matthew enjoys skiing, hiking, fishing and rafting the rivers of the Treasure State. During the summer months, he enjoys spending time at the family cabin on the pristine waters of Flathead Lake.

Bar Admissions

  • Montana, 2014
  • United States District Court of Montana, 2014

Associations

  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys — Top 10 Under 40, 2016-2017
  • Montana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Dartmouth Lawyer’s Association
  • American Bar Association

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in English, Dartmouth College
  • Juris Doctor, University of Montana School of Law