Matt Martin

Matthew A. Martin

Associate

(314) 241-2224

mmartin@haar-woods.com

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Professional Profile

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Mr. Martin’s practice focuses on both civil and criminal litigation. Prior to joining Haar & Woods, LLP, Mr. Martin served as an Assistant Circuit Attorney in the City of St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office. As a prosecutor, Mr. Martin supervised complex criminal investigations and interacted extensively with both state and federal law enforcement. He participated in grand jury proceedings, litigated numerous pretrial motions, and tried over thirty cases to a jury involving a variety of felony offenses. He has lectured on a range of topics, including constitutional challenges to the use of new technologies as investigative tools.

Mr. Martin graduated magna cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law in 2011. While in law school, he interned with the Honorable Raymond W. Gruender of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Missouri. In law school, he received a number of awards as a member of the Appellate Moot Court Team and received the Jurisprudence Achievement Award in both Civil Procedure and Criminal Trial Advocacy. Mr. Martin also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Missouri State University.

Representative Matters

Representative Matters

  • Represented individuals and entities in federal grand jury investigation involving St. Louis County Executive office

  • Represented University in responding to subpoena from state executive agency and legislative committee

  • Conducted internal investigations involving employee misconduct and corporate compliance issues

  • Represented multiple individuals in federal grand jury investigation involving civil rights violation

  • Represented medical school and physicians in defense of wrongful death and medical malpractice claims

  • Represented University and obtained dismissal of student's Title IX and constitutional due process claims

PRACTICE AREAS

EDUCATION

Michigan State University College of Law, Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 2011 
Missouri State University, Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, 2008

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Missouri
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • Associate, Theodore McMillian American Inns of Court, 2015-2017
  • Criminal Justice Act, Lead Panel Attorney, Eastern District of Missouri

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

Recipient of the Excellence in Prosecution Award in 2015 and Justice Awards in 2014, 2015 and 2016 as a member of the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office