Matt has nearly a decade of experience in the legal industry, working as a legal marketer, blogger, paralegal, and legal assistant. He has written teleplays for 60 episodes of the legal talk show Power of Attorney, produced for the New Orleans-based PBS affiliate WLAE.
Matt has written on subjects as diverse as law, politics, history, personal finance, sports, music, and pop culture. In 2012, he published his first novel, Generation Why, and he is at work on his second novel. He also has extensive experience in audio production—producing music and podcasts—as well as video editing on both television and the internet.
In 2010 Matt received his Bachelors Degree from Louisiana State University, majoring in English with a concentration in Writing & Culture, and receiving a minor in Philosophy. He began working at his first law firm while pursuing his degree, beginning as a file clerk. He has worked as a paralegal in the practice areas of Environmental Law, Labor Law, ERISA Litigation, Personal Injury, Insurance, Family Law, and Estate Planning. He has marketed attorneys and law firms engaged in Personal Injury, Employment Law, Family Law, Estate Planning, and more.
To read Matt’s personal blog and fiction, visit his website www.mattstokes.net.