Matthew is an Articling Student with a JD from Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law (TRU), where he was on the Dean's List and awarded the Dean's Course Prize in securities. While at TRU, Matthew was an active member of the legal community, volunteering with Pro Bono Students Canada and the Law Students' Legal Advice Program. He also acted as a mentor for first year law students. Additionally, Matthew was the co-president of TRU's Business Law Society, where he organized networking events and seminars for students interested in the field of business law.
Prior to law school, Matthew received a bachelor of arts in history from the University of Victoria. He worked in the film industry, as well as in SaaS, before joining Blakes.