Active Attorney Admitted to The State Bar of California in 2015
CalBar History: No record of discipline or administrative actions.
Matthew J. Knez graduated from the University of Redlands in California where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Creative Writing. He went on to pursue his Law Degree at the University of LaVerne, College of Law in Ontario, California. While pursuing his law degree he earned various awards, including CALI Award in Torts and he was on the Dean’s List. Mr. Knez was also a member of the Justice and Immigration Clinic where he worked with people seeking asylum into the United States from countries where they had experienced persecution or threat of persecution. Additionally, Mr. Knez was a member of Law Review where he was an Associate Editor and published a Law Review article on California family custody move-away cases.
Matthew J. Knez began working as a paralegal while attending law school in the evenings at the University of La Verne, College of Law. During that time, he assisted in a variety of cases involving personal injury, business litigation, professional negligence, and family law. Additionally, while pursuing his Juris Doctorate he worked with the Justice and Immigration Clinic at the University of La Verne, College of Law in asylum cases. He also published his Law Review article on issues related to child custody move-away cases and the disparity of the best interest factors under the family code.
Matthew J. Knez is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California, Riverside County Bar Association, San Bernardino County Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Boy Scouts of America, and St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. Mr. Knez and his wife have four kids. When Mr. Knez is not working he enjoys spending time with his family, and enjoys hiking, golf, baseball and music.