The most recent addition to the team at Kinerk, Schmidt & Sethi, PLLC, Matt Schmidt, passed the bar exam in 2010 at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. His primary focus is on personal injury law and cases of insurance bad faith. A talented writer, his education included two B.A. degrees, one in English and one in Creative Writing, from the University of Arizona. He won second place for a piece of fiction, "the Taker," in the Arizona Attorney's creative arts competition.
While studying for his Juris Doctor degree, Matt interned for Senator Jon Kyl in D.C. The areas he was involved in during this internship included the Judiciary Committee for the subcommittee of Terrorism, Technology and Homeland Security. He was the recipient of the Andrew Silverman Law Student Community Service Award for 2009-2010 for his work and leadership for the Community Service Board.
He was involved in orchestrating several community service events for law students. He also was deeply involved in writing for the Journal of International and Comparative Law, and is the co-author of "Taking the 'Strict' Out of Products Liability Law," an article published in the Arizona Attorney.
When he is not busy with practicing law, writing or traveling, Matt is an avid sports fan. He plays for the Old Pueblo Lions' Rugby Club and is a hard-core fan of the Arizona Wildcats. He is very active in the community, serving as a big brother in the Big Brother and Big Sisters of Tucson organization.
Matt is exceptionally dedicated to justice and to pursuing victory in a wide range of personal injury cases, and is a highly trusted, and talented young member of the attorney team at Kinerk, Schmidt & Sethi, PLLC in Tucson.
Areas of Practice:
- Personal Injury and Insurance Bad Faith
- Arizona, 2010
- The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona, 2010
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Major: Creative Writing
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