Matthew T. McLaughlin founded McLaughlin Law LLC in 2018, building a practice centered on serving his friends and neighbors in the community that has been so central to his life. Matt is a proud native of Eastern Jackson County, having been born in Independence and later graduating from Blue Springs South High School, and feels fortunate to serve the community that has given him an immeasurable amount of opportunities.


J.D., University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) School of Law, 2013
B.A., cum laude, Graceland University, 2005 – Economics and Business Administration

Bar Admissions

Missouri, 2013

Judicial Clerkships

Law Clerk for the Hon. Jeffrey C. Keal, 2014 – 2017
Jackson County Circuit Court, Division 28

Judicial Internships

Intern for the Hon. Sarah W. Hays, 2011
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
Intern for the Hon. Kenneth R. Garrett III, 2012
Jackson County Circuit Court, Division 26

Publications and Presentations

Chapter 4: Wrongful Death, MoBar Deskbook Series
2014 – Co-author
Behind the Robe: Views from the Bench, KCMBA
October 2015 – Moderator
Ask a Clerk, KCMBA
April 2015 – Panelist

Professional Memberships

Eastern Jackson County Bar Association – Executive Board Member, 2017 – Present
American Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Association of Women Lawyers

Civic and Charitable Affiliations

Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce
Child Abuse Prevention Association
Volunteer Attorney Project
New Springs Community Clinic
Youth Volleyball Coach


Office Hours: Monday-Friday/ 9am-5pm

Telephone: 816-944-1735

Fax: 816-866-9213

E-mail: [email protected]

4505 Madison Ave., Ste. 100
Kansas City, MO 64111


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