Steven J. Matz is a founding shareholder of Matz Injury Law. The firm’s concentration is on personal injury litigation, with an emphasis on traumatic brain injury.
Mr. Matz earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with high distinction and highest honors in 1974 from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor degree in 1977 from The George Washington University National Law Center. Mr. Matz lectures and publishes in a number of areas, including ethics, marketing, trial tactics, and head injury. Mr. Matz has served on the Michigan Association for Justice Executive Board and currently serves the Michigan Attorney Discipline Board as a Hearing Panel Chairman and Master. He is also a member of the State Bar Committee for Character and Fitness.
Mr. Matz and his firm have obtained judgments or settlements of $1,000,000 or more in 9 areas of personal injury litigation.
In 2009 Mr. Matz’s firm obtained the largest reported motor vehicle accident settlement in Michigan ($3,000,000 as reported by Michigan Lawyers Weekly, 1/11/10 )
1974 University of Michigan Honors College, Bachelor of Arts with high distinction and highest honors 1977 George Washington University National Law Center, Juris Doctor
Appointed Special Master by the Michigan Supreme Court – Lecturer, Institute for Continuing Legal Education – Chairman, Tri-County Attorney Disciplinary Hearing Panel #85 – Member, State Bar of Michigan Committee for Character and Fitness
Speaker/Lecturer at the following schools:
North Col of Mt. Everest (Tibet side); Mt. Rainier, Washington; Mt. Ararat Turkey; Mt. Whitney, California; El Pico de Orizaba, Mexico; La Malinche, Mexico; Mount Blanc du Tacul, Chamonix France; Mt. Humphreys, Arizona; The Matterhorn, Zermatt, Switzerland; Dent du Geant, France; Pollux, Castor, Breithorn, Switzerland; Kilimanjaro, Tanzania Africa; Mt. Toubkal, Morocco, Machu Picchu, Peru; Unnamed peaks in the Andes, Chile.
The width of Chile and the southern coast of Crete, Small Cyclades Islands, Greece; Amalfi Coast, Italy; Coast of Belize; Santorini, Thirassia. Circumnavigated the Isle of Capri; Six Gold Medals in the last three Senior Olympic Games (swimming). Defending Michigan State champion, Master’s Swimming.