Matthew Fennell

Matthew Fennell
Associate Attorney

early life

Mr. Fennell is a native Georgian born in Kennesaw. He grew up west of Atlanta in Hiram, Ga with his Mother, Father and younger sister, Mallery, who is a Speech Language Pathologist that specializes in working with special needs children.

education

Mr. Fennell obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of West Georgia where he double majored in Finance and Business Management. He was an active member in the Chi Phi Fraternity with leadership roles as both the Social Chairman as well as Chairman of the Judicial Committee.

law school

He spent a few years in the Accounting and Finance industry before obtaining a three-year academic scholarship to attend law school at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS. Mr. Fennell graduated from law school with a concentration in Business Law and obtained this certification with Honors.

professional milestones

During law school, he worked with the Internal Revenue Service – Office of Chief Counsel’s Large Business and International Division’s Special Trial Attorney team as well as the Felony division of the Paulding County District Attorney’s office. Additionally, Mr. Fennell worked in Washington DC with the Government Relations team at PMAA, representing the interest of small business owners in the industry.

Mr. Fennell’s research article, Are NTSB Probable Cause Reports Admissible?, was published by the Georgia Bar Association’s Aviation Law Section Newsletter (Summer 2015 edition). The article addresses the admissibility of National Transportation Safety Board reports as evidence in the Georgia Court system.

Mr. Fennell is a member of the Georgia Bar and admitted to practice in Georgia Superior Courts, The Georgia Court of Appeals as well as the Supreme Court of Georgia.

community life

Mr. Fennell lives in town with his yellow Labrador Retriever, Doc.