Matthew Charles Suczynski

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Matthew Charles Suczynski Founding Attorney


Matthew grew up in Buffalo, New York before moving to North Carolina. Matthew has been a resident of the Orange/Durham County community for over a decade. Matthew resides in Chapel Hill with his wife Catherine and their three children. Catherine earned her Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and subsequently went to work for UNC.

Matthew has appeared in the court rooms of more than 20 different counties in North Carolina and has the unique perspective and experience of knowing how court works in a variety of locations from the State Capitol to the smallest of towns. Matthew can handle your case whether it is a felony in Mocksville or a traffic ticket in Raleigh. Additionally, Matthew has extensive trial experience having tried dozens of cases of all types in various locations. Along with District 15-B Assistant District Attorney Jeffrey Nieman, Matthew co-founded the North Carolina Driver’s License Restoration Project (NCDLRP). The NCDLRP received the University of North Carolina School of Law’s Pro Bono Student Project of the Year award along with the North Carolina Bar Association’s Law Student Group Pro Bono Award. Matthew has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star, declaring him one of the top lawyers in NC under age 40. He has obtained a 10.0/10.0 rating from, which is the highest level possible.


  • 2006 – North Carolina
  • 2008 – U.S. District Court – Eastern District of North Carolina
  • 2008 – U.S. District Court – Middle District of North Carolina


  • 2006 – Juris Doctor, University of Akron
  • 2006 – Master of Business Administration, University of Akron
  • 2003 – Bachelor of Arts, State University of New York at Buffalo


  • Law Office of Matthew Charles Suczynski, PLLC, Chapel Hill, NC
    • February 2009 – Present
    • Police actions violated the Constitution, judge rules, The Daily Tar Heel, January 26, 2010
    • Could he be a good American?, Los Angeles Times, June 4, 2011
  • Everett Law Firm, P.A., Chapel Hill, NC
    • August 2006 – February 2009
    • Attorney
    • Revaluations and reality, The News & Observer, January 25, 2009
    • Judges have leeway in setting bond, The Daily Tar Heel, March 27, 2008
  • Ian N. Friedman & Associates, LLC, Cleveland, OH
    • April 2004 – August 2005
    • Law Clerk
    • Some cases Matthew worked on while with Ian N. Friedman & Associates, LLC
      • Joanne Schneider’s three-year sentence for bilking investors not right, prosecutor argues, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, April 8, 2009
      • Firefighter Found Not Guilty of Murder
      • In Balraj’s Realm, The Plain Dealer, December 5, 2004


  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • District 15-B Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Susie M. Sharp Inn of Court

Volunteer Work

  • Ward Edwards Mock Trial Program – Judge
  • Carolina Mock Trial – Judge
  • Parkinson’s Action Network – Congressional Coordinator
  • North Carolina Drivers License Restoration Project

  • Matthew Charles SuczynskiClients’ ChoiceAward 2016
  • Matthew Charles SuczynskiClients’ ChoiceAward 2017
  • Matthew Charles SuczynskiClients’ ChoiceAward 2018
  • Matthew Charles SuczynskiClients’ ChoiceAward 2019
  • Matthew Charles SuczynskiReviewsout of 48 reviews
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