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Mat Stevenson

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI
  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law
  • Dependent-Neglect
  • Orders of Protection
  • Petitions to Reinstate Driving Privileges
  • Mediation Services


Stevenson Law Office was established by Mathew Stevenson in 2002 and has been serving Western Montana since.

Mat Stevenson is a Montana Native, born in Great Falls, Montana. He attended the University of Montana, receiving both a B.A. and Masters Degree in History.

He then attended the University of Montana School of Law, graduating in 2002. He currently resides in Missoula-his practice emphasis is on criminal defense, the majority of his cases are in Missoula and Ravalli Counties though his office takes cases throughout the State of Montana.

Mat Stevenson approaches criminal defense from a libertarian political perspective: a belief in minimal government intrusion into individuals lives. He is committed to vigilant defense of constitutional rights generally, and particularly to those he represents. Mat Stevenson and associate attorneys bring a libertarian political philosophy to the practice of law - seeking to minimize - wherever possible - government sanctioning and control of our clients lives.

Mat Stevenson has engaged in private legal practice for over 12 years. Stevenson Law Office specializes in Criminal Defense and DUI, with additional practice areas of Personal Injury, Family Law, Dependent-Neglect, Orders of Protection, Petitions to Reinstate Driving Privileges (re: DUI), and Mediation Services.

From internship with Federal Defenders of Montana (2001), Montana Law Review, Montana Law Review (2002) Assistant Editor, First Attempted Deliberate Homicide case (2003), Oral Argument (appeal) before the Montana Supreme Court (2004), through the present.

Mat Stevenson has appeared before over 30 Judges in Montana State District, and Federal Courts. Overall, he has appeared before over 60 Judges in over 40 different State District, Federal, Tribal, Justice, Municipal, and City Courts throughout Montana, including over 30 cases on appeal, post-conviction, and sentence review. He has worked with (and more often against) over 100 different prosecutors in these Courts: in private practice alone.


  • University of Montana School of Law, Missoula, Montana
    • 2002
  • University of Montana
    • B.A.
    • Major: History
  • University of Montana
    • Masters Degree in History

Representative Cases

  • State v. Len Ray Zito
  • State V. Karsten Smith
  • State V. Amy Guymon
  • State v. Frank Robinson
  • State V. Joseph Paoni
  • State V. Johnny Shawn Charlo

Current Employment Position

  • Founder, 2002
  • Attorney

Past Positions

  • Federal Defenders of Montana, Intern, 2001