Matthew M. McCord

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in McDonough, GA

The Law Office of Matthew M. McCord, PC
 | 124 Atlanta Street, McDonough, GA 30253
Phone: 678-369-9025
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%)
Attorney Profile

Matthew M. McCord is an accomplished attorney who has helped many clients in the Atlanta, Georgia, area with both criminal defense and personal injury cases. With his firm, The Law Office of Matthew M. McCord, P.C., based in McDonough, Georgia, Mr. McCord provides clients in Atlanta, Jonesboro, Fayetteville and the surrounding cities and counties with aggressive, passionate and informed representation.

After receiving his law degree from Georgia State University College of Law, Mr. McCord worked as a prosecutor for the government and as a defense attorney for insurance companies. He spent two years working for the Clayton County solicitor general and one year as an assistant district attorney for Newton County. These experiences gave Mr. McCord the well-rounded perspective he brings to his practice today.

In his career to date, Mr. McCord has participated in more than 1,000 bench trials and approximately 100 jury trials. His professionalism has not gone unnoticed by his colleagues in the legal community. The Martindale-Hubbell peer review service gave him its highest rating, AV Preeminent.* He was also included in The National Trial Lawyers‘ “Top 40 under 40” list. 

An active participant in many professional organizations, Mr. McCord is currently a member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the Federalist Society. He has also held a variety of positions in the Henry County Bar Association.

Passionate about sharing his knowledge with his colleagues, Mr. McCord has given presentations for the State Bar of Georgia and has also spoken on trial presentation techniques for the Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%)

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%)


top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012

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About Matthew McCord

Admitted: 2000, Georgia

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Honors and Awards:

  • National Trial Lawyers of Top 40 Under 40
  • Georgia's Rising Stars list (the top 2% of attorneys in Georgia), 2009 - 2011

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Henry County Bar Association, President, 2012
  • Henry County Bar Association, Vice President, 2011
  • Henry County Bar Association, Treasurer, 2010
  • Georgia, 2000
  • Federalist Society, Member
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Superior Courts of the State of Georgia

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Georgia Trial Advocacy Seminar, State Bar of Georgia, 2008
  • Insurance Commissioner's Seminar on Arson, Insurance Commissioner, 2005

Educational Background:

  • University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina B.A. Major: Music
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Office Location for Matthew M. McCord

124 Atlanta Street
McDonough, GA 30253

Phone: 678-369-9025


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Last Updated: 8/3/2015

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