919.619.3242    208 North Columbia Street Chapel Hill, NC 27514

About Your Local Chapel Hill & Durham Attorneys

Matthew Charles Suczynski

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 Avvo.com, which is the highest level possible.

Education
  • BAR ADMISSIONS
    • 2006 – North Carolina
    • 2008 – U.S. District Court – Eastern District of North Carolina
    • 2008 – U.S. District Court – Middle District of North Carolina
  • EDUCATION
    • 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
Experience
Memberships And Interests
  • MEMBERSHIPS
    • 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

Proudly Serving Durham & Orange County As Well As The Surrounding Triangle.

Michael Robert Paduchowski

Mike earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While attending law school Mike worked for the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, was a member of the Holderness Moot Negotiation Team, achieved Dean’s List honors and was named to the prestigious Order of the Barristers. Mike also graduated from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan Flagler Business School with a degree in Business Administration in 2003.

Mike is a skilled litigator and accomplished negotiator who utilizes his knowledge of the local court system and trial process to efficiently and effectively handle criminal, traffic, DWI, and personal injury matters. Mike and his wife, Brittney, have been members of the Chapel Hill/Durham community for almost two decades. He gives back to the local community by coaching youth sports, serving as a Resident Judge in Teen Court, and volunteering as a supervising attorney for the NC Drivers License Restoration Project. Mike was named to the list of NC Legal Elite by Business North Carolina magazine, several years running. Mike has also achieved the highest ratings possible from Martindale-Hubbell (Preeminent AV Rating), Lawyers.com (5.0/5.0), and Avvo.com (Superb 10.0/10.0). In addition, Mike received the Client Distinction Award for exemplary client service and the Alumnus of the Year award from the UNC chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon for extensive volunteer work in the community. Mike believes that communication is key and takes pride in providing personal legal service to each and every client.

Education
  • EDUCATION

    • 2007 – Juris Doctor, University of North Carolina School of Law
    • 2003 – University of North Carolina, Kenan Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Experience
  • WORK EXPERIENCE

    • Law Office of Matthew Charles Suczynski, PLLC
      • June 2011 – Present
    • Maitland Law Firm, Managing Associate
      • August 2007  – May 2011
    • Orange County District Attorney’s Office, Intern
      • 2006
Memberships And Interests
  • MEMBERSHIPS

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

    VOLUNTEER WORK

    • North Carolina Drivers License Restoration Project
    • Orange County Teen Court

    FRATERNITIES/SORORITIES

    • Sigma Phi Epsilon

Proudly Serving Durham & Orange County As Well As The Surrounding Triangle.


Richard Sin

Richard knows firsthand the stress, anxiety, and uncertainty that comes when dealing with the immigration process. As an immigrant himself, he has gone through the legal process and has experienced the same feelings of not knowing what the future holds until immigration reaches a decision. Richard decided to help fellow immigrants through the complex immigration process and enjoys helping spouses, parents, children, siblings, businesses, and refugees secure their visas, permanent residency, and citizenship. Being bilingual has made it easier to communicate with individuals directly without the need for translators.

He is able to navigate complex cases, whether it involves criminal backgrounds or false document claims, to successfully represent individuals through the entire immigration process.
His goal is to achieve the best possible result quickly and communicate with individuals to provide up-to-date information

Richard also handles criminal, traffic, personal injury, and estate planning matters.

Education
  • Education
    • 2011 – Juris Doctor, North Carolina Central University School of Law
    • 2011 – Master of Business Administration, North Carolina Central University School of Business
    • 2005 – Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Phone:  919.619.3242

Fax:  919.869.2036

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