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Matthew grew up in the Cincinnati area and graduated on a full scholarship from the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York. In private law practice, Matthew has represented hundreds of clients in a wide range of lawsuits and disputes in high-stakes cases primarily including the areas of divorce, family law, and contested civil litigation. Matthew continues to provide legal representation to individuals, families and businesses of all sizes across Southeast Indiana and Northern Kentucky.


Prior to entering law practice, Matthew served as an officer aboard U.S.-flagged, unlimited tonnage, commercial cargo ships operating in international trade routes where he was responsible for implementing many of the transportation regulations affecting the shipping industry.

Outside of law practice, Matthew spends time with his family and stays active with various sporting events.


State of Indiana, 2012

State of Kentucky, 2018

United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2012

United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2012

J.D., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 2011                                                    Indianapolis, Indiana
B.S., Logistics and Intermodal Transportation, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, 2003                Kings Point, New York



Attorney, Private Practice, 2012 - Present                                                                                                Southeast Indiana

Attorney for the Town of Moores Hill, Indiana, 2019-2021                                                                  Southeast Indiana

Legal Counsel and Vice President, Lawrenceburg Main Street, Inc., 2015-2021                             Lawrenceburg, Indiana

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Civil Practice Clinic, 2011                        Indianapolis, Indiana

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Law Clerk, 2010    Washington, DC

Indiana Economic Development Corporation, Law Clerk, 2010                                                         Indianapolis, Indiana



Ashley started at McDaniel Law, LLC in September of 2018.  Prior to her involvement, Ashley served as executive director at several health care and senior living campuses across Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. In this capacity, Ashley managed and exercised oversight of several multi-million dollar corporate accounts and reported directly to the executive officers of these corporate entities.

Ashley graduated in 2010 with a B.S. in Health Services Management from Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis. She is originally from a small town outside of Independence, Kentucky.

Indiana Counties Represented:

Dearborn, Decatur, Fayette, Franklin, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, Rush, Switzerland, and Union.

Northern Kentucky Counties Represented:

Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Kenton, Gallatin, Grant, Owen and Pendleton.

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