Matthew W. Boyd

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Lexington, KY

Boyd Law Office
 | 155 E. Main St., Ste 220
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: 859-286-7824
Fax: 859-252-0188
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Civil Rights (10%)


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Attorney Profile

Matthew W. Boyd is the owner of his own law firm that is based in Lexington, Kentucky. Providing dedicated representation to clients throughout the greater metropolitan area and other parts of the state, he focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense matters, assisting people who have been charged by the state with the commission of misdemeanor or felony offenses. Mr. Boyd's other practice areas include personal injury and wrongful death litigation, and he provides advice and counsel regarding a wide variety of family law matters. He is admitted to practice in all Kentucky state courts.

The types of cases that Mr. Boyd has handled in his criminal defense practice have included driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, fraud and other white collar crimes, drug possession and distribution, and sex offenses. He also guides children and their families through the juvenile court process. Mr. Boyd has been able to obtain numerous bench and jury acquittals in many of these cases while, in others, he has negotiated favorable plea agreements with the prosecution.

In his family law practice, Mr. Boyd represents people whose marriages are coming to an end and who need help in dealing with such issues as spousal and child support, the division of assets and liabilities, and child custody and visitation. Other family law matters that he has worked on include paternity disputes and adoptions, and he assists victims of domestic violence with their petitions for protective orders. Mr. Boyd's personal injury practice is largely centered on truck and other motor vehicle accidents. A 1996 graduate of Hanover College, where he majored in sociology and history, Mr. Boyd obtained his Juris Doctor in 1999 from the University of Kentucky College of Law.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (40%): Criminal Law, Felony

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%)

Personal Injury - General (20%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Civil Rights (10%)

Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Felony, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death


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Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019

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Admitted: 1999, Kentucky

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  • Citizen Lawyer of the Year, 2011
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Office Location for Matthew W. Boyd

155 E. Main St.
Ste 220
Lexington, KY 40507

Phone: 859-286-7824

Fax: 859-252-0188

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Last Updated: 5/6/2019

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