Mathew A. Work | Founding Partner
Attorney Mathew A. Work was born in Henderson, NV where he was raised by his single mother and grandparents. From an early age, Mathew understood the value of education and hard work.
Mathew attended the University of Nevada, Reno where he earned a degree in economics, graduating summa cum laude. While in college Mathew was a collegiate athlete playing both lacrosse and football.
After college, Mathew moved to Washington D.C. where he continued his education as a graduate student and Capitol Hill Fellow at American University. Mathew worked on Capitol Hill as a Congressional Staffer. Mathew was able to work side by side with members of Congress.
Upon leaving Washington D.C., Mathew attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law on a full academic scholarship. Mathew graduated magna cum laude. While at Thomas Jefferson he earned the Jefferson Award, Wilkins Award, Cali Award, Deans List and was selected as a teaching assistant as a result of his academic success.
Mathew passed the Nevada bar on his first attempt and accepted a position as an associate attorney where he successfully defended criminal cases at jury trial.
As a result of his work efforts, Mathew was then offered a job as a criminal prosecutor. This experience was invaluable. Mathew spent years actively litigating criminal cases at trial. His ability as a trial attorney consistently earned praise from the Northern Nevada legal community.
After trying hundreds of cases at trial, Mathew understood he was prepared to open his own law firm. Attorney Mathew Work now focuses in the fields of Family Law and Criminal Defense.
He uses his unrivaled trial experience to the benefit of all of his Family, Divorce, Custody, and Criminal Defense clients.
Mathew is the founding partner at Carlson & Work in Reno, NV
Awards and Recognitions:
American Institute of Attorneys – National Top 10 Trial Attorney
Nevada Trial Lawyer Association – Top 10 Trial Attorney
The National Trial Lawyers – 2019 Top 40 Under 40 – Criminal Defense
The National Trial Lawyers – 2019 Top 40 Under 40 – Family Law
American College of Trial Lawyer – Top 100 Nationally
Perfect 10 – AVVO Rating
American Academy of Attorneys – Top 40 Under 40 – Trial Attorney
American Institute of Legal Advocates – Rising Star
Adjunct Law Professor – TMCC
Adjunct Mock Trial Lecturer – University of Nevada, Reno